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.

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