From domineering nuns to tyrannical teachers, Amy Kean has been on the sharp end of other women's ire since her school days. But why are some women so quick to criticise others of their gender, and can prejudice, Queen Bee syndrome and the need for male approval be put aside so that gender equality can be achieved?
In the first of a new series of interviews Amy Kean celebrates the wonderful world of weird, talking to 'iconic oddballs' about their strange brains and why oddness should be elevated.
shots Culture Editor Amy Kean talks to Eliot Brown, the co-writer of The Cult of We, which covers the rise and disastrous fall of wework, the unbelievable antics of its founder, Adam Neumann, and "the great start-up delusion".
From the dustbin blaze that was the Fyre Festival to WeWork's more recent woes, Amy Kean examines how CEOs with potentially psychopathic tendencies impact on their businesses, their staff and, eventually, on all of us.
Social shaming and online outrage are this century's bloodsport. Fingers are pointed - sometimes erroneously - and behaviour is dissected but, argues Amy Kean, without action after the indignation then it's all pointless.
Amy Kean explains how, after enlisting students from the University of Lincoln, she asked the industry’s future creatives to tackle the omnipresent threat of apathy towards inclusion at conferences and events.
In this episode of the ongoing series of video interviews, Culture Editor Amy Kean chats with Jane Evans and Carol Russell, co-authors of the recently released Invisible to Invaluable: Unleashing the Power of Midlife Women, about why midlife women are often overlooked and certainly underestimated.
After last week's revelations around the working culture at BrewDog, Amy Kean examines why the move to appoint Mental Health First Aiders in the workplace isn't enough, and how things that sound good aren't necessarily doing good.
It's said that pride comes before a fall and, as far as Amy Kean is concerned, Britain has fallen a long way. From its government of 'pantomime villains', its 'panel show mafia' and annihilation at this year's Eurovision, the proud nation of Britain is in sore need of a rebrand.
In the ongoing series of video interviews Culture Editor Amy Kean chats with Jessica Kielstra and Nina Forbes about their recent experiment which examined the different ways in which the industry responds to male and female graduates.
If a job's worth doing, sometimes you just have to do it yourself. That's what three young, female creative teams have decided as they look to reflect, redefine and rewrite an industry still struggling with issues of gender and equality. Amy Kean, herself no stranger to ad land horror stories, reports.
A ‘discreet solution for pads and tampons’, invented by two men, throws further light on the lengths to which women are sometimes forced to go to appease men. Inspired by some apt quotes from Margartet Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Amy Kean says an apology would be more welcome than yet another bloody product.