Cindy Gallop

Why Traveling the World Inspired This Agency’s New Branded Content Platform

After setting off on a trip across the world—stopping in India, Morocco and Italy—Chandelier Creative founder and creative director Richard Christiansen returned to his agency with an idea that would help inspire its people and clients. He wanted the agency to create powerful work that made a difference in the world.

Are Agencies Finally Ready to Confront the ‘Rot at the Top of the Industry’?

The advertising industry's top women are done mincing words. "A cancer" is how 4A's President Nancy Hill describes the agency world's lingering gender bias and racial insensitivity.  "The industry has a huge diversity problem," says veteran creative Nancy Vonk.

Diversity Advocates Are Dumbfounded as Saatchi Chairman Claims Gender Bias Is ‘Over’

Depressing. Damaging. Nonsense. Dead wrong. These are just a few of the many terms being used to describe Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts' recent comments on women in advertising, and the chorus of angry voices is likely to continue growing.

Bayer Disowns Controversial Lion-Winning Ad, Saying BBDO Made It Just to Win Awards

CANNES, France—In a remarkable turn of events, Bayer has now distanced itself from a controversial Brazilian aspirin ad made by AlmapBBDO that won a bronze Lion in Cannes—and which caused a stir when it was accused of bein

Cindy Gallop Wants Everyone at Cannes to Film Themselves Having Sex This Year

CANNES, France—It's been a relatively sleepy Sunday here at the Cannes Lions festival, with most delegates just arriving or still on their way into town. But naturally there wasn't an empty seat in the Forum auditorium in the Palais this afternoon—thanks to the topic, "Sex: The Final Frontier," and its star panelist, Cindy Gallop.

Facetime: Upfronts, Newfronts and Adweek Women in Media

This week marked the kick off of the Digital Content NewFronts. Hulu, Condé Nast Entertainment and Refinery29 were among the presentations that had journalists and advertisers informed and entertained for […]

Cindy Gallop Says Cancellation of SXSW Anti-Harassment Panels Shows Industry’s Gender Imbalance

Speaking at the 3 Percent Conference in New York on Tuesday, Cindy Gallop—founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld and former chief of BBH New York—called on ad agencies and brands to boycott South by Southwest Interactive this year following the organization's decision to pull two anti-harassment panels from the 2016 lin

New Cannes Award Honors Creative Work That Shatters Gender Bias

Industry activist Cindy Gallop said she is shocked over her selection as jury president for the new Cannes Glass Lion award, considering she's been a bit of a thorn in its paw.

Hire 3 Women to Disrupt White-Male Hegemony

Last month, Business Insider published an article headlined “Why Advertising’s Most Powerful Creative Thinks So Few Women Are Able to Break Through,” quoting Susan Hoffman, ecd of Wieden+Kennedy, as saying: “I went to The 3% Conference, but I didn’t see

JWT Preps Mock Funeral for Advertising

It will either be a blast or a brilliant mistake, to quote Elvis Costello. But JWT, with its mock memorial service for advertising on Monday, will at least smash the conventions of Advertising Week.