September 2 2022— LOS ANGELES, CA — Women in Research (WIRe) has announced a shortlist of nominees for this year's MRX Diversity Champion award, presented in partnership with the Insights Association and FUEL + Focus Room. The award recognizes those making a positive difference in others’ lives and our industry through their significant contributions in the arena of diversity. This year we received over 40 applications nominating 32 MRX professionals.
The shortlist of finalists, in alphabetical order, are:
Submissions for the award opened mid-year and asked for nominees who embody the values of respect, dignity, autonomy, and equality. The award judges will now select winners, who will be formally announced at CRC in New York City this October.
The judging panel includes WIRe Founder, Kristin Luck; CEO of Insights Association, Melanie Courtright; Director, Client Solutions at Schlesinger Group and WIRe in Color program chair Marion Elliott; and Catherine Yuile, Associate VP, Research Insights & NPS at Manulife and last year’s MRX Diversity Champion Gold winner.
Women in Research (WIRe) is a global non-profit that champions diversity in the marketing research industry, supporting events and educational programming across five continents. WIRe programming facilitates leadership, entrepreneurship, mentoring and other career development goals. WIRe’s mission is to foster inclusion and advance the contributions and voice of women and other marginalized groups in research, both for themselves and the greater good of the market research industry.
About FUEL + Focus Room
FUEL + Focus Room offer global front-to-back fieldwork management for all your online and in-person qualitative and quantitative research needs. With a worldwide network of heavily-vetted partners and 24/7 support our consultative and powerful team mobilizes our network of moderators, recruiters, data experts, facilities, translators, and anything else you may need, to deliver dependable research that empowers your clients to make decisions with clarity and confidence.
About Insights Association
As the leading voice, resource and network of the marketing research and data analytics community, the Insights Association empowers intelligent business decisions. All revenue is invested in quality standards, legal and business advocacy, education, certification, and direct support to enable members to thrive in an evolving industry and drive business impact.