30 Most creative Women in Advertising 2016

The advertising industry is still largely run by men – but here are 30 of the  top female contenders that we should get to know – Brilliant! 30 Most Creative Women in Advertising see a couple of my faves below!

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by 7. Kate Stanners, chief creative officer and partner at Saatchi & Saatchi

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The most recent Always #LikeAGirl video tackles emojis.

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by 5. Judy John, CEO and chief creative officer at Leo Burnett Canada

 

Arena Ventures and Women Founders

CEO Paige Craig of Arena Ventures @paigecraig wrote a great article below on Woman Founders; what they face in the industry, why he believes it is the way it is, and gives great advice for changing it. #ifshecanican.  It is encouraging and inspiring!

“Half Our Start-ups Are Founded By Women And I Am Surprised and Delighted.”  As it should be.

 

Female Founders at Arena

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Female Founders (Above) Clockwise from top-left: Leura Fine, CEO of Laurel & Wolf; Leiti Hsu, Susan Ho, Amy Guo, Co-Founders of Journy; Akta Adani, CEO of India Boulevard; Danielle Morrill, CEO of Mattermark; Margaret Laney, CMO of Mytable

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Female Founders (Above) Clockwise from top-left: Payal Kadakia, CEO of Classpass; Niniane Wang, CEO of Evertoon; Kanjun Qiu, CEO of a stealth AI startup; Christina Saas, COO of Andela; Amanda Micallef, COO of Arsenic

So if most of us are out there aiming to invest in great people; and if we can also agree that founder potential is evenly distributed among the broad populations of women and men, then why are most gender investing ratios so fundamentally skewed?

Here’s my opinion: Most investors don’t have a real framework or techniques for investing in so called “amazing founders”

 

Customer Success by CEO’s Aaron Levie and Nick Mehta

Two rock star CEOs @levie and @nrmehta on Customer Success – so you think you have time?? Not so much! If you aren’t thinking, moving, and operating this way… you better think again! Gainsight CEO Nick Mehta and Box CEO Aaron Levie carpool through Palo Alto discussing Customer Success, startups, and tips for planning an epic tech conference. OH and they sing…like I do in the shower!

Have you Skimmed yet?

I LOVE this part of my daily read! Quick to the point news on the commute! So if you haven’t seen this yet – check it out! The Skimm and its an enterprise by two amazing female entrepreneurs! Learn more about the founders Carly Zakin and Danielle Weiseberg here.Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 12.51.55 PM