Diversity in APAC marketing and comms: Enough lip service

It’s time the industry stopped talking about diversity in the workplace and actually started to make it happen.

Pat Law, the gay, female founder of Singapore-based marketing agency Goodstuph, may be a trailblazer in Asia. But that hasn’t stopped her fielding insensitive, ignorant comments during her climb to the top.

In one, a former female deputy managing director she was working for apologised to a client, in Law’s presence, for her hair. Law’s hair was short“lesbian short” as she puts it, but “meticulously styled”. “I found her apology a tad rude,” Law...

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