It's a man's world

In my column last month I discussed in my usual glib fashion, student shows and the importance of work experience. I also muttered darkly about the discrepancy between the number of females on design courses and the number of females gainfully employed in design agencies, a subject I thought worthy of further consideration.

There are a couple of obvious reasons for this phenomenon including, but not limited to, alien abductions and men posing as women throughout their studies. Having considered the various merits of these scenarios, I decided to throw a couple more into the mix. Some women may decide to raise a family and remove themselves from the job market entirely, but I'm sure that only counts for a small percentage of cases.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.