Visual Data Media Services was honoured for its commitment to diversity and inclusion in professional career development, taking home the “Company Award for Investment in Women” at the 2021 Rise Awards.
Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for gender diversity in the media technology sector, announced the winners on November 18 at its annual awards ceremony held as part of the DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing.
Visual Data was recognised for consistently fostering a supportive work environment that empowers women working in the media and entertainment industries. Accepting the award on behalf of Visual Data were Vicky Wise and Raakhi Shah.
“This prestigious award is an incredible honour and a testament to our entire team’s passion for promoting diversity and inclusion,” said Kim Lawrence, EVP global client operations at Visual Data Media Services. “We’re proud of the unique company culture here at Visual Data that we feel puts us among the few who are making strides beyond others in this field. We have always operated as an environment that recognizes talent first, and we look forward to continually giving those who drive our industry a voice and a platform to do great things.”
The Rise Awards are a celebration of the outstanding talent, skills, expertise and achievements of exceptional women across the broadcast technology and services sectors.