10 Pioneering Women Who Came to Life in the Pages of Adweek

Including legendary names in advertising, publishing and TV, and the voice of Bart Simpson

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Advertising—perhaps business, period—has historically been a fraternity house and, well, to a great degree it still is. But while women have finally begun getting a well-earned spotlight in recent years, Adweek was on the lookout for female talent from the start. We might not have written about as many influential women as we should have, but we spotted more than a few.

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This story first appeared in the Dec. 9, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.