Women in Research (WIRe) Announces New Advisory Board


Market research networking organization appoints six new members for its 2015-16 board

12th May 2015 – Los Angeles, CA. Women in Research (WIRe), a global networking organization for women in the market research industry, today announced the appointment of its 2015-2016 advisory board. The new board members will serve a one-year term providing consulting and guidance on the organization’s strategy, growth, outreach and events.

The newly appointed board consists of the following women from companies around the globe:

  • Ashley Chauvin (Citi) – New York
  • Christina Jenkins (LinkedIn) – London
  • Emily Della Maggiora (Qterics) – San Francisco
  • Elaine Madansky (Wrigley) – Chicago
  • Elaine Coleman (ORA.Systems) – Boston
  • Erica Van Lieven (Directions First) – Sydney

Kristin Luck, founder of WIRe, said, “I’ve watched WIRe grow from an informal gathering in southern California, to a global network of women across three continents. Our new powerhouse advisory board will help us identify new opportunities for growth, while opening up even more avenues to help WIRe impact the lives of women in marketing research. I’m very much looking forward to collaborating with them in the coming year.”

Along with the organization’s in-market event hosts, the advisory board will serve over 2,000 active members with programs such as networking events, regular educational webinars, a formal mentoring program and an online “Office Hours” sessions with industry experts. The board will provide strategic input on the overall goals and mission for WIRe, while also attending events and encouraging involvement from women at all career levels within the research industry.

About Women in Research

Women in Research (WIRe) was founded by Kristin Luck in 2007 as a small networking group for women in the Los Angeles market research community. WIRe has since evolved into a global networking group for women in all parts of the industry, holding events all around the world. Beyond networking, WIRe events also facilitate leadership, entrepreneurship, mentoring and other career development goals. By empowering and nurturing relationships, WIRe’s goal is to develop and accelerate women in their market research careers. www.womeninresearch.com @womeninresarch