Faaez Samadi
Aug 28, 2017

Women to Watch 2017: Where the gender diversity issue stands today

As part of this year’s Women to Watch, in partnership with TBWA, a panel of experts debated how far gender diversity has come in the marketing and communications industry, and how much there still is to do. Here are some key takeaways.

Growing ambivalence with a lack of action

While it’s certainly progress that more conversations on gender diversity are taking place, Astrid Tuminez, Southeast Asia regional director for corporate, legal and external affairs at Microsoft, said there is concern over too much discussion and not enough action.

“The discourse is there and the programmes are even there,” she said. “Where the eyes glaze over is with the failure of walking the talk.” ...

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