The aim of WIRe’s in Color group is to raise the visibility of women of color in and outside of the market research industry and to further progress the conversation of workplace inclusion by championing racial and cultural diversity and equity in our field.
Our 50/50 conference initiative & speaker database aims to lend greater visibility and access to opportunity to women from various roles & industries that make up the broader research landscape.
The MRX Diversity Champion award was created to honor individuals in the market research field of all gender-identities who are actively embracing all aspects of diversity: encouraging investment in a diverse workforce in market research, and embodying the values of respect, dignity, autonomy, and equality. The award will recognize those making a positive difference in others’ lives and our industry through their significant contributions in the arena of diversity.
WIRexec offers exclusive networking and collaboration opportunities for corporate senior research executives and supplier/agency side SVPs, C-suite members and entrepreneurs.
WIRe currently offers in-person mentoring opportunities in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, London, New York, San Francisco, and Sydney. If you don’t live in one of the cities listed, you may request a “virtual” mentor on your application, although we’ll do our best to find a mentor in your local market.
WIRe+ is our new, co-branded webinar series hosted by industry leading companies and organizations who want to connect with the WIRe community, share their expertise, and generally expand the conversation of market research on a grand scale. Webinar sponsors select content relevent to the WIRe community, collaboarting with the WIRe team to home in on the topics Women in Research want to hear about today.
WIRe's one-of-a-kind, on-the-fly mentor program designed to connect industry thought leaders and professionals with the WIRe community. Q1 2020 welcomes more mentors, more dialogue, and more opportunities for remote connection and growth than ever before!
WIRe’s Global Scholarship Fund aligns with our mission to advance the contributions of women in research, both for themselves and the greater good of the industry–particularly in economically challenged or conflict markets.
WIRe events are held twice annually in more than 25 cities around the globe. Events are free to attend, thanks to our event sponsors, and can include educational panels and guest speakers on a variety of topics related to our industry as well as personal and professional growth, community networking and cocktails.