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CDM New York's Carolyn O'Neill on 'femvertising'

CDM New York's Carolyn O'Neill on 'femvertising'

"Other brands have missed the mark, with an apparent belief that once you hashtag it, they will come," she writes.

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.

Tamanna Bembenek

Tamanna Bembenek

Tamanna Bembenek is VP of global marketing for diagnostics imaging for Philips.

Susan Flinn Cobian

Susan Flinn Cobian

Susan Flinn Cobian is EVP and managing director of HYC Health.

 Hilary Gentile

Hilary Gentile

Hilary Gentile is EVP and chief strategy officer of North America for McCann Health.

Lorna Weir

Lorna Weir

Lorna Weir is founding partner of Elevate Healthcare Marketing.

Lynn O'Connor Vos

Lynn O'Connor Vos

Lynn O'Connor Vos is CEO of ghg | greyhealthgroup.

Alexandra von Plato

Alexandra von Plato

Alexandra von Plato is group president of North America communications and media for Publicis Health.

Darlene Dobry

Darlene Dobry

Darlene Dobry is managing partner at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide.

Margaret Long

Margaret Long

Margaret Long is VP of business communications and stakeholder engagement for Astellas Pharma.

Shilpa Shah-Mehta

Shilpa Shah-Mehta

Shilpa Shah-Mehta is executive director of oncology marketing for Novartis.

Donna Murphy

Donna Murphy

Donna Murphy is global CEO of Havas Health & You.

Quita Highsmith

Quita Highsmith

Quita Highsmith is head of alliance and advocacy relations for Genentech.

Denise Henry

Denise Henry

Denise Henry is managing director of HealthWork.

Laura Schoen

Laura Schoen

Laura Schoen is president of global healthcare and chair of Latin America for Weber Shandwick.

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.

BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on being a female entrepreneur

BreathResearch's Nirinjan Yee on being a female entrepreneur

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A bout with Lyme disease led Yee to found a company that helps patients measure and track their breathing patterns.

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?

To Move the Needle on Gender Parity, Execs Must Admit Bias

To Move the Needle on Gender Parity, Execs Must Admit Bias

I was successful because I learned how business gets done, and that often meant learning to act like one of the guys.

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.

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?

Why competing agencies are joining forces to give parents more time off

Why competing agencies are joining forces to give parents more time off

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Twenty shops, including Co:Collective, Wolff Olins, and 72andSunny, have signed onto the Pledge Parental Leave coalition since March.