This year we transitioned from 92 years of male ownership and creative leadership to become a company owned and led solely by women. As part of our change, we have put a lot of thought and intention into creating a culture that is better not only for women, but for all our teammates.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we would like to celebrate some of the initiatives that we have brought to life. These initiatives impact not only our Deskey team, but it’s our hope that they will be catalysts for the creative industry, an industry that needs to do better for women. Did you know over half of graphic designers are women, yet only 11% of creative directors are women? This is not okay.
But we digress. Let’s start with the basics:
And beyond that:
We are deeply committed to doing this work, not only because it is the humanly right thing but because selfishly, we believe this will produce better work. We believe to stay relevant to the next generation we need to better reflect the world around us.
We’ve discovered that when you care for those teammates who are disproportionately impacted by realities, like childcare, everyone wins. It turns out everyone can use a little flex in their schedules once in a while.