Project for my Social Psych class last semester. This poster series was created to 1) challenge these internalized stereotypes by bringing them to the viewer’s attention and 2) expand the range of role models by including a diverse group of women. Each poster follows the same basic pattern: a woman who has demonstrated her competency in a particular area refutes the stereotype that appears above her in the form of “Girls can’t …”. While the posters target girls ranging from children to young adults, I expect the message would also cause people outside that demographic to question their own beliefs about women and power. I designed each aspect of the posters with several principles of social psychology in mind:
Saving this for my daughter.
Internship is killin me but jesus christ I love it. Slaving away at the beach has driven home one thing: I LOVE the career path I’ve chosen. Museums forevaaaa
I need feminism because my boyfriend thinks that a class on feminist studies is only worth “easy credits.” I need feminism because the university I attend only has FOUR (4) classes on feminism, and only two are open to any major and education level.
NEVERMIND the fact that I attend a BIG10 university in the United States, by the way.
our university offers 0 classes on feminism :( and only like 1 on gender history