Why the gender gap in the design industry needs to end

There’s a lot of talk right now around the gender divide in the industry. If you’re of the camp that thinks it only affects a few and boils down to isolated incidents, then I’m here to tell you that, unfortunately, you’re wrong and need to change your attitudes.

The fact remains: females are a minority in the creative industry. We don’t need to be reminded of this or given special treatment, and neither should a female be used at a conference to fill a quota.

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