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Women’s Leadership Panel 2021

Women’s Leadership Panel 2021 – I’m Good: A Conversation About Mental Health

This year’s theme is a timely and important topic for our advertising industry to address. The pandemic changed the way we work and made us more aware of how it impacts our mental health. During this event, we’ll dive into topics such as hustle culture, burnout, setting boundaries, active communication, self-care, knowing your worth, and the great resignation.

Open Minds 2021 – Finding Resilience

At the start of 2020, mental health was a topic on everyone’s mind. There is no doubt that the global pandemic massively changed how we work and live, but the spring of 2021 held much promise, specifically around a “return to normal.” Now, three quarters through the year, in many ways we seem to have found ourselves back where we were at the start of 2020.

Women’s Leadership Panel 2020

As the unprecedented 2020 has brought us many challenges, it was time to dive deep at this year’s Ad 2 Women’s Leadership Panel. With the new virtual format, leaders in the advertising industry got together to talk about Difficult Conversations. 

Webinar: Open Minds

AdFed sat down to have a candid conversation about mental health in the advertising world because let’s face it, it is a crazy world out there and it takes a toll. While living through a global pandemic and civil unrest, many of us may be feeling bouts of despair, anxiety or profound sadness. These are emotions that people who struggle with their mental health feel every day of their lives (with or without a pandemic).

Rest In Power, George Floyd.

The past week has been deeply painful for Minneapolis and America alike, as we were once again witness to the death of a Black man at the hands of the police. This is not the first time this has happened in America, much less Minneapolis.

Let’s take this time to focus on the task at hand: justice for George Floyd, the rebuilding of our great city and protection and celebration of our Black community and their allies.

Shit. I Just Got Laid Off. What Do I Do?

We know it’s crazy out there right now. Some of us are old enough to have lived and worked through the 2008 recession and know this feeling all too well. The good news is that, even if it doesn’t feel like it right now, there’s always light at the end of the tunnel. And sometimes it’s even brighter than the light behind you.

If you’re finding yourself in this situation, here are a few steps you can take right now.