Handy Questions for Image Makers: #PressforProgress. Happy International Women’s Day! The theme this year is #PressforProgress.
Graphic design hasn’t always had the best reputation for gender equality. It’s a traditionally male-dominated industry, and most of the best-known designers discussed in articles and books today are men.
The 8th March 2018 is International Women’s Day and celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, which, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, is still over 200 years away.
Editor’s Note: In our article for International Women’s Day, we looked at the contributions women have made to photography and how they’ve shaped photography for their own goals. Inspired by the women we profiled, we’re continuing with the theme and publishing profiles of women in photography.
International Women’s Day is a reminder to stop and consider the roles women occupy in our lives, to celebrate the advances and mark afresh the needs for continued change.
Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we asked our photography instructors and staff three questions: