Women & Diversity

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The 4A’s has long been a champion of gender equality and diversity in advertising. Our latest efforts include additional training opportunities, partnerships and a new series to help women and members of diverse groups extend their reach.

See It & Be It Series

New, though provoking content that promotes gender equality and diversity in advertising.

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Glass Ladder Series

Essential training examining the challenges and opportunities of the next generation of female leaders.

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The Case for Diversity in Advertising

Third Party Content

Oona King, Director of Diverse Marketing at YouTube, shares what African-American millennials think about media and advertising, as well as the need for more diversity in the advertising industry in this Think with Google piece. She finds that black millennials want to see more inclusive advertising, engage with black voices, and find inspiration in #YouTubeBlack creators.

5 Questions for: John Barker, Chief Idea Officer of Barker

4A's Member

Barker shares his advice for young agency staffers and how to succeed in the business.

What Black Millennials on YouTube Want From Advertisers

Third Party Content

Think with Google shares thoughts from top black YouTube creators on ways brands can develop more inclusive advertising.

Words of Advice from a Recovering Impostor

Third Party Content

Szabo is a life and career coach for professional women who are ready to experience true and sustainable fulfillment in their careers and personal lives.

See It & Be It: Linda A. Fanaras of Millennium Integrated Marketing

4A's Member

In 2017, why do you think it’s still necessary to talk about opportunities for women in the industry, and how women are portrayed in advertising? Whether it’s 2017, or 100 years from now, I don’t believe there is ever a time we should say, “Our work here is done.” If 25 years in marketing have […]

This is Adland ’17: Gender and Ethnicity

Research Services

This is the second survey by Campaign and the IPA on gender and ethnicity in UK advertising agencies.

Madonna Badger: How the Ads We Create Affect Society and Brands

4A's Member

Until women are portrayed as equal, we will not be treated as such.

“See it & Be It”: Kat Friedman of Crosby Marketing

4A's Member

The 4A’s “See It & Be It” series asks female industry leaders and those from traditionally underrepresented groups in the ad industry to share their personal stories, advice and observations on how to succeed in an industry that is overwhelmingly led by white men.