Women make up 70% of graphic design students in the UK; yet only 3% of Creative Directors.
Girls consistently outperform boys in all spectrums of education, yet only 18% of the board of FTSE 250 businesses are women.
The topic of gender diversity has been paid a lot of lip service of late. Awareness has been raised and shocking statistics have been shared, but what action has been taken to improve on the disparities? And what still needs to be done?
How can we as individual’s make an actual difference within our industry?
Gabriele are wading into the issue to discuss exactly this. We’ll be joined by Nat Maher, one of the UK’s youngest female CEO’s and Founder of Kerning the Gap, a community dedicated to reducing the gender pay gap and increasing the number of female leaders within design.
Diversity in Design: Where are we now?
Date: Wednesday the 13th of November 2019
8.30am – 9.30am
256 -260 Old St, Shoreditch
London EC1V 9DD
During this morning discussion, we’ll be looking at where the design industry is on the gender diversity spectrum and discussing how to solve some of its ingrained challenges - both as individuals and as business leaders.
Expect free breakfast and in-depth conversation.
If when you look around your office you see more succulents than women in senior positions, this talk may be for you…
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