NEWS5 April 2019

First #MRSpride speakers to include Pride in London and Stonewall

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UK – The inaugural #MRSpride event organised by the MRS is set to include speakers from Pride in London, Pride AM and Stonewall.

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The event on 30th May is the first to be organised by the network, which aims to create a new space for LGBTQ+ individuals working in research, insight and analytics.

Held at IPG Mediabrands and sponsored by YouGov, the launch event will include talks from Pride AM president Mark Runacus; Ali Camps, deputy chairman of Quadrangle and co-chair of Pride in London; Josh Graff, vice-president of EMEA & LATAM, LinkedIn; UM London head of insight Michael Brown; and YouGov’s Chantel Le Carpentier.

Jan Gooding, president of MRS and chair of Stonewall, and Bethan Blakeley, director at Honeycomb, will then join Graff, Camps and Runacus for a panel discussion.

There will also be a performance from spoken word artist Reece Lyons.

The #MRSpride initiative has been launched to provide a platform for LGBTQ+ consumer insight and methodological best practice and bring together community members. 

The inaugural event is open to MRS members, Company Partners and non-members. More information can be found on the MRS website