With the overwhelming majority of women making household purchasing decisions, you’d think the advertising industry would have a little more girl power. From a lack of role models to the failure of agencies to integrate women into male-dominated departments, the field of advertising continues to face shocking levels of gender disparity.
As a women owned agency, we know first hand the frustrations of working in a male-dominated industry.
We also know the power of taking the first step and challenging the status quo.
A Few of Our Favorites
Despite the gender gap in advertising, there is an abundance of women who are at the frontlines of a creative revolution, producing award-winning campaigns and branded content for clients and audiences around the world. Blending strategy with commercial filmmaking and experiential production, take a look at these inspiring women and how their creative styles are changing advertising for the better.
Sophie Gold, Quietman
Sophie Gold recently joined award-winning, multidisciplinary agency Quietman as an Executive Producer and Partner. Known for her hands-on style and ability to infuse production chops with sales and marketing know-how, Gold is an extraordinary talent in an already extraordinary team. Before joining Quietman, Gold was responsible for building the production arm of Moondog Agency, as their Executive Producer and Director of Business Development. She’s produced work with the Star Wars Franchise and Nissan, just to name a few.
Jill Meschino, Havas Worldwide
A storyteller, filmmaker, and creative problem solver, Jill Meschino is also a mentor to the next generation of producers. Jill currently works as an Executive Producer with Havas Worldwide in NYC, overseeing content production for the Dos Equis and Liberty Mutual accounts, and has previously worked with a variety of agencies including M+C Saatchi NY, Young & Rubicam, and many more.
Deepa Joshi, Havas Worldwide
Deepa Joshi first came to New York City from Bombay, India with the ambition of working in the American film and advertising industry. Over time, she’s built a portfolio that includes everything from music videos and commercials, to feature and documentary film. Her passion for being involved at every stage of production has led her to work around the world, including South America, Australia, South Africa, India, and Europe.
Kim DeNapoli, FCBX
A veteran content and experiential producer, DeNapoli is joining FCB Chicago as the Vice President of their Experiential unit, FCBX, overseeing the growth of integrated brand activations and collaboration with FCB teams in digital, social, creative, and strategy. Before joining FCBX, DeNapoli headed up the experiential team at Ogilvy & Mather Chicago, as an executive producer of experiential content.