Our Australia team were proud of the results of their internal engagement survey. It showed that 100% of Australian MiQers believe that MiQ takes Inclusion seriously.
Delivered Mental Health First Aid training.
Set up the Australia I&D committee and I&D Slack channel. The channel ensures everyone has access to a safe space and can easily find global content.
A monthly I&D hour helped people to connect, share concerns and discuss different topics.
Partnered with The Trade Desk to combine efforts in developing a mentoring program and diverse talent scheme.
MiQ became an UnLTD Ambassador of Good, using our skills and networks to help charity partners.
Launched a three-year partnership with the Black Talent initiative, created internship opportunities and worked with Jumpstart Refugee talent.
Formed Team Canada Inclusivity Shadow Board, with a steering board of over 30 MiQ people.
Suzan Barrett, our VP of account management in Canada, launched “For our industry, by our industry”, bringing the industry together at a panel event to discuss I&D.
Our product and solutions teams explored the role of I&D within their work, looking at things like how to mitigate bias across the campaign lifecycle.
Became the first business in the industry to partner with the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH.)
Delivered training on Mental Health First Aid and burnout prevention, and offered unlimited access to health and wellness practitioners, along with better therapy benefits.
Celebrated International Women’s Day with a series of leadership panels (including a guest from India’s Top 10 Data Scientists), ‘fireside chats’ and our Datathon.
Encouraged more cultural and religious awareness by recognizing International Day of Persons with Disabilities, taking part in the Pride Ally challenges, and partnering with Signlusion to provide training in Indian Sign Language.
The pilot of our Learning Labs program saw over 900 students participate in our Unlock AdTech webinar and contribute to our emerging talent program.
Committed to increasing diverse representation in interview panels and sourcing more diverse candidates.
Provided different types of COVID support to our people and their family through our ‘MiQ Cares’ initiative.
Raised funds for the Samarthanam foundation, the Sangama trust and Sewa International COVID rehab plans.
Launched virtual team lunches and a new joiner buddy system.
Formed a book club between our Singapore and Bengaluru offices, helping to form connections and spark conversations.
Hosted coaching and training on how to be a kind communicator and foster relationships in lockdowns.
Created an online gamified exercise club through Strava for our teams in Singapore, Bengaluru and Thailand.
Donated to Pertapis Women and Girls Organisation and found out how we could get involved in more conversations around domestic abuse.
Launched 17 trained Mental Health First Aiders and hosted events telling our people how they could get involved in events.
Celebrated Black History Month by hosting spoken word artists and holding virtual cooking experiences.
Hosted breakfast get-togethers for Women in MiQ.
Partnered with Blue Lion, the Single Homeless Project, Digirise and Brixton Finishing School, launched new apprentice opportunities and organised a week-long work experience scheme.
Expanded parental leave offer to six months with full pay and benefits, and enhanced bereavement leave.
Focused on recruitment partners and emerging talent initiatives, helping to build more diverse candidate pipelines.
In response to current events, ‘Safe Space Conversations’ was launched. Moderated by a third partner, it gave our people a chance to share their experiences and connect with others.
Got involved in ‘Learning Labs’ – a six-week program designed to introduce people to our industry and focused on recruiting diverse talent. Two thirds of participants were hired for full-time positions.
Launched our ‘Programmatic Fellowship’, giving participants from underrepresented backgrounds the chance to work as part of an MiQ team for 10 weeks. We hired 90% of participants in 2021.
Improved our benefits offer by maintaining healthcare plan rates, expanding dental benefits, reinstating wellness reimbursements, expanding parental leave offer, enhancing bereavement leave and launching a 401K match and enhanced life insurance benefits.