Gender Gap

Gender Parity: A Known Quantity That's Being Ignored

Gender Parity: A Known Quantity That's Being Ignored

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Our goal is to make gender parity a priority, and to keep our spotlight trained on it.

Shutterstock says men are 'more responsive' to online ads

Shutterstock says men are 'more responsive' to online ads

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Images that "mirror the demographic profile of their target audience" perform best, according to an eye-tracking study from picture provider Shutterstock.

Why Novartis' Shah-Mehta chose a career in pharma sales

Why Novartis' Shah-Mehta chose a career in pharma sales

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The executive director of oncology marketing is fascinated by the resilience of the human body.

How to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

How to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

Healthcare marketing has a head start in grooming women leaders. But it's by no means a fait accompli.

Mother New York fills resume gaps with 'The Pregnancy Pause'

Mother New York fills resume gaps with 'The Pregnancy Pause'

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For Mother's Day, the agency gives job-hunters a way to proudly display maternity leave as a full-time job.

J&J's Joaquin Duato: Diversity is 'essential'

J&J's Joaquin Duato: Diversity is 'essential'

Under Duato, the leadership team for Johnson & Johnson's pharma group includes six women. "We don't just talk about it," he says.

Hall of Femme of 2017

Hall of Femme of 2017

For the second year, MM&M is honoring 16 of the most-senior women in the healthcare industry.

Analysis: Gender, racial diversity among CMOs shows little sign of progress

Analysis: Gender, racial diversity among CMOs shows little sign of progress

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Several of the top-spending brands have never hired more than one female or non-white marketing boss, and some never have.

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

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MM&M last year named its inaugural class of 16 Femmes and 20 Women to Watch. Who should be considered for this year's list of breakthough women?

Women, Sometimes Too Risk-Averse, Should Instead Focus on Possibility

Women, Sometimes Too Risk-Averse, Should Instead Focus on Possibility

Think back on your career. Did you take the "riskier" assignments?

How to get more women in the C-suite, according to IPG, Unilever, and AOL

How to get more women in the C-suite, according to IPG, Unilever, and AOL

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A new report analyzing gender parity in advertising found that men tend to endorse other men at higher rates than women. Execs share their insights about the issue.

MM&M's top 5 stories in August 2016

MM&M's top 5 stories in August 2016

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Shire hires Jennifer Aniston for a disease awareness campaign; critics argue that the direct-to-consumer ads for Opdivo are misleading, while Merck's Keytruda takes the lead in first-line cancer

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Retzlaff files a complaint against Turing; Pfizer to buy antibiotics from AstraZeneca; Mylan's marketing for EpiPen faces criticism

Healthcare agencies not immune to gender bias, parity issues

Healthcare agencies not immune to gender bias, parity issues

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Agencies are testing out strategies to reach gender parity at a time when questions of discrimination are still front and center.

Kevin Roberts resigns from Saatchi & Saatchi after gender diversity controversy

Kevin Roberts resigns from Saatchi & Saatchi after gender diversity controversy

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He resigned as Saatchi & Saatchi's executive chairman following his controversial remarks over gender diversity.

Healthcare marketers still pushing to address the gender gap

Healthcare marketers still pushing to address the gender gap

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MM&M's 2016 Hall of Femme honorees talk about who inspires them, describe their "Raphael moments," and share their experiences as women leaders.

Video: MM&M's Hall of Femme

Video: MM&M's Hall of Femme

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Here's everything you missed or may want to revisit from MM&M's inaugural Hall of Femme event in June.

Christine Coyne on the moment with a male boss that influenced her career

Christine Coyne on the moment with a male boss that influenced her career

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A story about a boss giving away a woman's bonus to a man based on his breadwinning status resonated with Hall of Femme attendees.

Saatchi's Roberts placed on leave for comments on gender diversity

Saatchi's Roberts placed on leave for comments on gender diversity

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The reaction from social media was swift and brutal, with figures from all levels of the advertising industry blasting Roberts for his comments.

With Gender Issues, Details Matter

With Gender Issues, Details Matter

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Were we trying to celebrate these women for having made hard-won progress in gender parity while also perpetuating a stereotype about them?