Women in Research (WIRe) has announced a shortlist of 22 companies in the running for the WIRe Best Places to Work Award. The award aims to celebrate and raise awareness for companies doing their utmost to promote diversity and the wellbeing of their female employees.

The shortlist of finalists, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Breaking Blue
  • C+R Research
  • Canadian Viewpoint
  • ComEd
  • C Space
  • DIG Insights
  • EMI Research Solutions
  • Factworks GmbH
  • FlexMR
  • IFF Research
  • Incite Research
  • LRW
  • Opinion Bunch Research Private Limited
  • Opinium Research
  • ProdegeMR
  • Rare Patient Voice
  • Research For Good
  • SKIM
  • Survata
  • The NPD Group
  • Alter Agents
  • Zappi

These finalists were considered by the judges to have excelled in providing great opportunities for their female employees.

The award judges will now pick both the winner and one runner up from those on the shortlist. The winners will be formally announced and celebrated at ESOMAR Congress in Edinburgh, September 10.

The judges are JD Deitch, Chief Revenue Officer at P2Sample; Marion Elliott, Sales Director at Market Cube; Christina Jenkins, Director at UKI & Core Segments Marketing, Linkedin; and Elisabeth Bucknall, Associate Director, HR & Talent Acquisition at C Space.