Introducing: ASCEND – A Program Designed to Advance New Leaders in Entertainment

Introducing: ASCEND – A Program Designed to Advance New Leaders in Entertainment

As an extension of our ongoing efforts towards gender and racial equity in the workforce, we are excited to announce a brand new program and certification tailored specifically for the entertainment industry. ASCEND is a multi-tier program that promotes the active sponsorship of women into leadership roles at studios, networks, agencies, creative organizations, and entertainment technology companies. Our mission is to play an active role in rebuilding the new standard for equality, inclusion and workplace conduct in the entertainment industry.

Choosing a STEM Major, Part 2: Barriers to Completing STEM degrees for Women and Minority Students

Choosing a STEM Major, Part 2: Barriers to Completing STEM degrees for Women and Minority Students

In 2016, Artemis Connection launched Project Ascendance, a study on the racial and gender divide in STEM fields. An initiative of our 4.5% Giving Back Promise, Project Ascendance seeks to build a body of research and create actionable plans for women and minorities to advance their careers in STEM. This blog series shares preliminary findings from our research, based on individual interviews, literature review, and analyses.

365 Days of 4.5%: What We’ve Learned So Far

365 Days of 4.5%: What We’ve Learned So Far

A year ago, we launched the 4.5% Promise, Artemis Connection’s commitment to giving back via our time and our resources. Our intentional philanthropic approach devotes 4.5% of Artemis staff time to changing lives, communities, and organizations, leverage learnings from our learning lab, people, and resources to make it all happen. We launched this initiative because we believe it is the responsibility of every one of us to make the world a better place, and that that responsibility extends to companies and corporations of all sizes, ours included.

Choosing a STEM Major, Part I: The Role of Influencers and Interest on Women and Minorities

Choosing a STEM Major, Part I: The Role of Influencers and Interest on Women and Minorities

Women and minority STEM majors, think back (maybe way back, ahem) to your undergraduate years. Do you remember the process by which you selected a major? Did you have a process? Who influenced your choice of degree? Do you remember facing any challenges as a STEM major because of your gender or minority status?

Project Ascendance | Part I

Project Ascendance | Part I

In 2016, Artemis Connection launched Project Ascendance, a study on the racial and gender divide in STEM fields. An initiative of our 4.5% Giving Back Promise, Project Ascendance seeks to build a body of research and create actionable plans for women and minorities to advance their careers in STEM. This blog series shares preliminary findings from our research, based on individual interviews, literature review, and analyses.

Geographic Flexibility: Recruit & Retain Top Talent with Flexible Work

Flexible work means different things to different employees, and it also means different things to different countries. Some countries, like France and Norway, offer flexible hours or reduced workweeks; others, especially those in Asia and Latin America, emphasize work-from-home options and geographic flexibility; and still others, like Germany and Italy, provide job-sharing programs.

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