diversityhub highlights

Sep 23, 2021

How did we get here? Merlee Jayme discusses why sexual harassment has permeated the ad industry

Dentsu International's APAC creative leader has been a prominent voice on harassment within the industry for several years. She is “pissed” that it allegedly slipped through the cracks at her own agency. Now she wants to see action.

Sep 20, 2021

Sexual harassment 'rampant' in the ad industry and has been ‘covered up’: Philippines women's organisation Gabriela

A surge of new reports from women in the Philippines ad industry—including five against Herbert Hernandez—depict a culture of sexualisation that normalises workplace harassment, a lack of policies to prevent or deal with cases, and alarming reports of agency coverups.

Jun 29, 2021

A Singapore perspective: Life as an LGBTQIA+ person in the ad industry

In the fifth iteration of our LGBTQIA+ interview series, a Singaporean agency leader discusses why he doesn’t have an issue with virtue signalling, and how his activism work has influenced the way he runs his business—as he hopes to build a more welcoming society for future generations.

Jun 2, 2021

How to create an LGBTQIA+ friendly workforce

As part of series of articles to mark Pride month, a Facebook executive who co-chairs an internal Pride group shares her tips to creating an inclusive environment for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Mar 8, 2021

Mid-level female creatives don't feel 'heard'

This International Women's Day, we ask mid-level female creatives in the region what their biggest pain points are working in a male-dominated field.

Mar 8, 2021

It's past time to eliminate gender biases in design

From surgical instruments to crash test dummies and virtual assistants, gender biases and stereotypes have been built-into products causing real harm, says the co-founder of Elephant Design.