37 Women Who Are Disrupting the Status Quo and Championing Gender Diversity in Advertising and Tech

Celebrating top female leaders in media and marketing

These women are working to close the glaring gap in C-suites across the country. Photo Illustration: Adweek

It should come as a shock to no one that there is a serious lack of gender diversity in C-suites across the country. Currently, just over 4 percent of Fortune 500 companies are led by a female CEO, while only 19 percent of their senior management positions are held by women. In the advertising industry, a mere 11 percent of creative directors are female.