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

Festival reinstates one event after backlash

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 lineup.

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