Women in Advertising

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For all who identify as women. What problems do you face in this male-dominated field? How can we empower one another? 💪

NYC specific - embarrassing to admit but I gained a lot of weight during the Quar and feel like utter crap about it. I went from running to the train, hustling around the city, chasing my kid in the p… more

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Has anyone successfully reduced their cellulite? Anyone tried any non-surgical cellulite treatments/procedures (at medical spas, other than OTC creams and stuff)? Or maybe certain exercises have helpe… more

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When Coronavirus hit NYC mid-March my husband abandoned me to go to Arizona with his mistress (I didn’t know I was being cheated on!) It’s been an emotional roller coaster for me. I am also his sponso… more

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I am hoping to start a family within the near future, however, I am at an associate-level in social advertising. I have this deep fear that I will fall behind as I mostly see Director/Manager-level wo… more

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Gathering some research for a brief: what do you miss the most about being in the office, if anything hahaha

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I feel like every dude I've followed in advertising has one solid client (or less) and then just up and starts an agency. Where are the women starting shops that I don't know about?

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What is the best online bank for a savings account?

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What advice would you give your 21-24 year old self?

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What’s the least helpful/detrimental advice you’ve gotten from a recruiter?

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I had a miscarriage on Tuesday, my first. I didn’t even know I was pregnant. The Dr. was just as baffled by the timing, but here I am. My head is trying to be practical, but my hormones are raging. I … more

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I know a truly amazing ECD/CCO who is searching for work; she was the best boss I ever had and would be an awesome addition to any team. Have you ladies heard of any opportunities in Chicago?

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Does anyone else feel extremely guilty for not staying online and available past 5 everyday? We’ve been really busy the past couple weeks at work and many people email late at night. I understand that… more

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I’m sick and tired of advertising being a white man’s world. Currently on a team of 11 and I’m one of 2 females, and one of 2 POC. I’m so fucking tired.

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What are the most remarkable things Strategy Directors implemented in their agencies?

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Wondering how to transfer between two companies under the same parent company. Other company wants me, but I need to follow steps before getting offer. Nervous to get things rolling with HR and my man… more

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When you find out the white male that had your position before you made $70k more a year. Exact same experience and awards. Only difference is gender. This industry is the absolute worst.

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Vying for the approval of overconfident straight men throughout my adolescence really prepared me for my career in advertising.

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I feel like my (female) boss doesn't trust my judgments. Some clients are joining in on the Facebook ad boycott for July and I explained why we need to join in. She declined. Can I change her mind… more

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