The Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC), Canada’s voice of the research, analytics and insights industry is pleased to announce that it has formed an alliance with Women in Research (WIRe), the global non-profit that champions diversity in the marketing research industry.
“We share a common goal of fostering inclusion and promoting diversity for the greater good of both individuals and our sector as a whole,” says John Tabone, CRIC’s Chief Administrative Officer. “We are excited to work with WIRe to advance the contributions and voice of women in research.”
This partnership includes access to the WIRe 50/50 database that will help CRIC adhere to WIRe’s 50/50 guidelines and eliminate bias from speaker selection. CRIC will also be promoting WIRe events and encouraging support for the WIRe Global Scholarship Fund through a donation option available on the CRIC website.
“WIRe and CRIC share many of the same core values when it comes to diversity and inclusion in our industry,” says Michelle Andre, Managing Director. “We look forward to working more closely with CRIC to champion diversity in Canada.”
The Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) is Canada’s voice of the research, analytics and insights profession both domestically and globally. CRIC represents the highest standards, ethics and best practices; provides effective promotion and advocacy of the industry; serves as a source of information and thought leadership; and is a forum for collective industry action.
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. www.womeninresearch.org
For more information, visit www.canadianresearchinsightscouncil.ca or contact John Tabone at [email protected].
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