Equalizer Project Opens Opportunities for Women in the Nordic Music Industry

Of the 200+ songwriters behind the fifty most-streamed songs in Norway in 2018, only 11 percent were women, and only one of the eighty-three producers was female—and Norway isn’t alone. While the majority of songwriters and producers around the world have historically been male, Spotify believe they have a unique opportunity to support and fuel the change in this dynamic as it spreads across the industry and, specifically, in the markets where we operate. “The Norwegian music scene is insanely vibrant right now with the international success of so many…

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Mediaplanet and Actress Debra Messing Team up to Promote Workplace Equality and Inclusion

Mediaplanet announced the launch of this March’s edition of “Workplace Equality and Inclusion” This campaign will advocate for including the many ways inclusivity in the workplace can boost agility and sustainability. The scope of this campaign is to educate and equip executives and managers with the tools needed to design and execute effective diversity and inclusion strategies, share information and resources through an international business network, and establish a global standard of quality in the field of diversity. This campaign will be published within USA Today in March 23rd as…

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Marie Claire launch Not My Job a campaign to push for genuine equality in partnership with The Fawcett Society

With its strong history of campaigning journalism on women’s rights, Marie Claire has always sought to empower and inspire women to fulfil their potential. But as the high-profile scandals of the past year have shown in industries as diverse as politics and entertainment, sexual harassment and discrimination still hold women back. Marie Claire is calling on its audience to share their experiences of sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination, because it’s no woman’s job to… Face sexual harassment or be expected to flirt with a client to secure a business deal…

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SMIRNOFF™ and Spotify Debut New Experience Enabling You To Uncover Your Listening Habits To Promote Phenomenal Women

SMIRNOFF has announced a new extension of its “Equalizing Music” global campaign through a new partnership with Spotify that promotes equality for women musicians around the world. According to Spotify data, none of the top 10 most-streamed tracks were performed by women artists or bands in 2017. To help make a difference in the music industry, the makers of SMIRNOFF have teamed up with Spotify to increase representation of women in music by allowing consumers to impact their own listening habits through an industry-first application programming interface (API), dubbed the Smirnoff…

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Female Agency Leaders Launch ‘Time’s Up Advertising’ to Address the Industry’s #MeToo Problem

A group of women advertising agency leaders announced the launch of TIME’S UP™/ADVERTISING, the first official vertical under the TIME’S UP™ movement, which was launched at the end of 2017 by women across the entertainment industry. The ultimate goal is that stand alone TIME’S UP verticals such as TIME’S UP/Advertising help pave the way for every industry to take a critical look at its organizational structure and systemic imbalances to ensure safety and equality for everyone, everywhere. TIME’S UP/ADVERTISING will drive new policies, practices, decisions, and tangible actions that result…

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