Staffers at This Alaska Agency Led by Women Do Some of Their Best Work Outside the Office

Spawn Ideas fosters a culture of exploration

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Spawn Ideas, an employee-owned and female-led creative shop based in Anchorage, Alaska, boasts an adventurous spirit from top to bottom.

The agency, which launched in 2008, is now home to 40 people who help create campaigns for companies looking to speak to residents of the U.S.’s northernmost state, from telecom company GCI and Midas to Travel Alaska and McDonald’s.

Spawn employees take advantage of the agency’s culture of exploration by embracing the many outdoor activities Alaska has to offer, such as snowmobiling, hiking, canoeing or braving some rapids.



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