International Women’s Day 2023 – AMEC members #EbraceEquity

International Women’s Day 2023 – AMEC members #EmbraceEquity

AMEC members celebrate today the International Women’s Day  and #EmbraceEquity.

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year the IWD2023  is about “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”. A gender-responsive approach to innovation, technology and digital education can result in more in more creative solutions and have greater potential for innovations that promote gender equality.

AMEC members and DigitALL is an obvious match. Here are their messages of support demonstrating how their teams and organizations benefit from diversity to make them more effective.


Aseem Sood, Chairman of AMEC, CEO, Impact Research & Measurement Pvt. Ltd

“Technology and communication measurement techniques have allowed us to track the progress of women’s empowerment and amplify their stories to the world. As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let us use these tools to continue breaking down barriers and building a more equitable future for all.”


Allison Demas, Chief Executive Officer, Media InSite

“DigitALL for me means levelling the playing field by embracing technology and innovation to ensure we serve our clients and the Caribbean communities where we operate.”  


Carbo Yu, Regional Executive Director, Sinclair

“Gender equality isn’t just a box to check; it’s a strategic imperative that brings fresh ideas, greater creativity, and better outcomes for our clients.”


Cristina Franco, Administrative Area, buho  

“I think buho™ has a diversity of ideas, opinions, contributions and a committed and happy team that helps empower the organization.”


Dilek Asanoska, Senior Media Analyst, A Data Pro

“Working in a multicultural environment, where gender identity is not a prerequisite for success, has helped me grow into a confident professional in my field.”


Gopal Krishnan, Founder & Chairman, Ninestars

“Equity is about creating and inspiring an inclusive world. Let’s #EmbraceEquity and champion the change at home, work, and all spheres of life. Happy #InternationalWomensDay!”


Hannah Watson, Commercial Learning Manager, Onclusive

“This year’s IWD theme, embrace equity, is an important conversation we should be having within our communities. As soon as we begin to discuss equality and equity, we start to explore topics relating to justice, as well as critically reflecting on our current realities. The change that conversations like this generate has unlimited potential.”

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Diana Jaramillo, Culture and Team Performance, buho  

“Diversity and organization in the team brings different perspectives and skills. It increases creativity and innovation, and improves decision-making, which favors effectiveness in performance and results.”


Heather Kernahan, Global CEO, Hotwire

“There is so much written about innovation that make it seem unattainable, or that only a few people can be leaders in innovation. In reality, we can all be innovators.”


Lina María Huerfano, Talent and internal communication, buho  

“Diversity allows us to create high-performance teams, learn different ways of being, see and solve problems, creating unique solutions that are adapted to reality.”


Lisa Valek, Marketing Manager, eMedia Monitor

“A diverse team with its collective experiences, opinions and perspectives truly enriches corporate culture, communication, problem solving and is thus a true efficiency-booster.”


Lorena Rendón, Brand Research, buho  

“The diversity of perspectives gives us a broader vision. Working with people with different shapes and thoughts allows you to find the best possible way to solve the same problem.”


Mary Elizabeth Germaine, Partner/Managing Director, Analytics and Strategy, Ketchum

“Diversity of thought is critical to all that we do.  We look to hire people from different walks of life, backgrounds and experiences.  Having people on the team who reflect the external audiences that we communicate with on behalf of clients is critical.  We also do ongoing education series to ensure we are sharing perspectives from different cultures, ethnicities, and backgrounds and using that to inform the type of research we do and how we ask questions.”


Olufunke Mohammed, Executive Director, Operations, P+ Measurement Services

“When we embrace diversity, we tap into the full potential of our team, unlocking the power of our collective differences to achieve extraordinary results.”


Mariana Barreto, Leader innovation, buho  

“Innovation is based on a diverse collective, because the union of different knowledge, experiences and points of view enriches creative processes, allows to understand problems from different approaches and propose solutions with transformative power.”


Philip Manev, Account Manager, A Data Pro

“At A Data Pro, we value, protect and defend diversity. My personal belief is that a diverse and inclusive workforce is an asset!”


Philip Odiakose, Chief Insights Consultant, P+ Measurement Services

Having a diverse team allows us to create an inclusive environment that supports creativity, innovation, and growth.” 


María José Silva, Manager of digital communities, buho  

“In buho™ we, all women, have different personalities, ideas, knowledge, and abilities. Together we are very powerful because we complement each other. Diversity is that it’s power and strength.”


Rayna de Lange, CEO at DeLange Analytics, AMEC Board Director

“We grow with our clients. Experimenting and innovating constantly, as we actively embrace change. All that thanks to our team, professionals with diverse backgrounds, expertise, ideas.”


Rukayat Yusuf, Media Analyst, P+ Measurement Services

“Diversity enhances our ability to think critically and make informed decisions, as we draw upon a wide range of viewpoints and perspectives.”


Zaira Polanía, Key Account Manager, buho  

“When the purpose is to work for great causes, it does not matter the gender or appearance. Here in buho™ we believe in the diversity that goes from the essence to the multidisciplinary nature that has allowed us to conquer great clients and be their favorite allies.”


Sandra Macleod, FIPR, CMgr CCIM and Expert Witness in Reputation, Group CEO, Echo Research and Britain’s Most Admired Companies

“In Echo’s 30 year track record, innovation and inspiration are genuinely born out of those seemingly shunned elsewhere. We identified shortcomings in our own diversity (age, gender, experience) and turned those into opportunities. We couldn’t have attracted the necessary talent for growth without benefitting from poor practices elsewhere.”


Mag. Simon Gebauer, CCO, »OBSERVER« GmbH

“Diversity fuels innovation, drives creativity, and leads to better decision-making. Embrace it, and your team and organization will thrive.”


Tatiana Salinas, Talent and team expert, buho  

“Today we, the women in buho™, bet on investing and promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women through initiatives that work for the recognition and desire to be unstoppable with what we propose.”


Tom Avramis, Founder & Managing Partner, DataScouting

“Through technology and innovation, we can build a world where all people’s stories are heard, achievements celebrated, and contributions recognized. We at DataScouting view each member of the team as invaluable parts of our goals, and every person in the team is essential to our overall success.”

International Women’s Day 2023 – AMEC members #EbraceEquity

#IWD2023 #EmbraceEquity