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ISPOR's Diversity Metrics

ISPOR tracks and reports diversity metrics publicly as part of its commitment to diversity. The following information reflects reporting on the Society’s gender diversity through year end 2020.

 

 

Board of Directors

ISPOR’s Board of Directors is a highly diverse group. The 2020-2021 Board reflects a 50%/50% composition of gender diversity.

ISPOR Board of Directors Diversity 2020-2021

 

 

Conference Benchmarks

Several studies serve as helpful benchmarks. As noted below, for global conferences of all types and for medical conferences specifically, approximately 30% of conference speakers are women.

Bizzabo's "Diversity and Inclusion in Events Report"

Gender Diversity - Bizzabo Benchmark

 

JAMA's "Trends in the Proportion of Female Speakers at Medical Conferences in the United States and Canada" 

Gender Diversity - JAMA Benchmark

 

 

ISPOR Conference Metrics - 2016-2020

ISPOR's commitment to diversity can be seen in the significant improvement in gender diversity at the Society's conferences from 2016 through 2020.

Plenary Speakers - Gender Diversity

ISPOR Conferences Speaker Diversity 2016-2020

 

Conference Program Committee Members - Gender Diversity

ISPOR Conferences Program Chair Diversity 2016-2020

 

 

References

Bizzabo's "Diversity and Inclusion in Events Report"
“Diversity & Inclusion in Events Report,” Bizzabo; October, 2018 https://blog.bizzabo.com/event-gender-diversity-study

JAMA's "Trends in the Proportion of Female Speakers at Medical Conferences in the United States and Canada" 
JAMA Network Open. 2019;2(4):e192103. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2103 (Reprinted) April 12, 2019

 

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