Pantene Breaks Down Every Sexist Workplace Stereotype in One Ad

Aims at double standards at work

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In 60 seconds, Pantene Philippines used an ad to deftly break down the double standards men and women face in the workplace.

While a man is a “boss,” a woman is seen as “bossy.” Men are “persuasive,” while women are “pushy.” If a guy works late, he’s “dedicated,” but a woman is “selfish.” A man who struts down the street is “smooth,” but his female counterpart is “showy.”

And if you needed any more reason to watch the commercial, made by BBDO Guerrero in Manila, then take Sheryl Sandberg’s endorsement of the spot:

This is one of the most powerful videos I have ever seen illustrating how when women and men do the same things, they…

Posted by Sheryl Sandberg on Saturday, December 7, 2013