Pillar 2: Influence

Strategic Asking series by Dia Bondi


Pillar 1: Money

Strategic Asking Series by Dia Bondi


The 3% Accelerator: Candace Queen

One of the biggest challenges I’ve encountered is giving myself the freedom to create what excites me the most. Coming out of the advertising industry, there were a lot of behaviors and perceived success metrics that I had to unlearn. 


The 3% Accelerator: Ivellisse Morales

I’m apocalyptic yet radically optimistic.


The 3% Accelerator: Ryen Raquel Williams

I work to mold culture, arts, and music to my business... A creative agency and media hub with black women at the helm.


The 3% Accelerator: Bernadette Rivero

Meet one of the nine women in our 3% Accelerator, Bernadette Rivero. Read about her company, The Cortez Brothers, as well as her personal journey.


The 3% Accelerator: Folayo Lasaki

The 3% Accelerator is a business and wellness initiative for women entrepreneurs of color. The program supports creative visionaries who are building the agencies and companies that they want to work for during the critical early years of entrepreneurship.


To All the Managers I’ve Had Before: Thank You, Next

Somewhere along the line, we’re expected to magically transform from creators to supervisors with little to no outside help. Many times, the only way we can learn about leadership is from what we’ve had before.

by Holly Schnackenberg


Reevaluating My Worth, and Not in Lions and Pencils.

For the past five years, I've been grinding away at reputable agencies, speaking on dramatically lit stages—poised to take the next crucial step that would launch me into the advertising stratosphere. But instead, I quit.

by Aisha Hakim


The Future's Bright For White Men in Advertising

This is about how we’re all going to get rich, famous, and happy, so read on if you’d like the insider info. 

by Robyn Frost


Veterans Are Eager to Serve, We Should Let Them

Why wouldn’t we as advertisers want problem-solving experts, regardless of whether we find them in a portfolio school or fresh off deployment?

by Jasmine Reyes