Thanks to host UM, MRSpride will be holding a second event on 24 October for LGBTQ+ professionals and their allies working in research, insight and analytics.

- THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - 

We have curated a selection of research speakers and role models whose inspirational stories of giving a voice to the LGBTQ+ community will educate and energise discussion, featuring: 

18:30 – welcome remarks from Michael Brown, Chair of MRSpride and Michael Brown, the founding Chair of MRSpride and Partner, Insight & Cross-Culture at UM

18:35 – performance by poet Jay Hulme

18:45 – keynote from Michael Brunt, publisher and COO of The Economist

18:55 – Giving a voice to the LGBTQ+ community by Michelle Fan, Senior Strategist - Semiotics at Flamingo

19:10 – Can’t Pass It On campaign development and evaluation by Dominic Edwardes, Executive Director of Digital & Communications at Terrence Higgins Trust

19:25 – Transforming perceptions of transgender people by Sarah Christie, Associate Director at Magenta Research and Jo Shaw, The Josephine Shaw Partnership and Consultant Strategist to On Road Media

19:40 – Kantar Inclusion Index by Sophia Papadopoulos, Business Analyst at Kantar

19:55 – LGBTQ+ workplace identities by Chantel Le Carpentier, international researcher at YouGov, with an introduction from LinkedIn

20:10 – Q&A

20:30 – networking drinks

MRSpride is open to MRS members, staff of Company Partners, and anyone within the research and marketing sectors interested in learning from and enhancing the experiences of LGBTQ+ colleagues and developing opportunities for professional networking.

Booking: attendance is free but space is limited and expected to fill up very quickly, so booking is essential. Contact networking@mrs.org.uk to reserve your place. Bookings will only be accepted from individuals who email directly, you can not book or hold places for others. 

Venue

UM
42 St John's Square, Clerkenwell,London,EC1M 4EA

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