The Evolution Of Peggy Olson: From Secretary To Feminist Icon

  • When Matthew Weiner created the character of Peggy Olson — who, in the first season, was a lowly secretary for Don Draper — did he know she would eventually evolve into a feminist icon, shattering glass ceilings as she passed her male counterparts on her way up the food chain? This video gives us a snapshot of Olson’s ascent — from her first copy account to her clashes with Draper to her reign as head copy writer.