Episode 96 • 06/19/2024

Special Episode with Jose Segarra, Rick Burt and Don Dea on the Importance of the Association Workforce Trends Survey

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Crucial DEI data has been missing in the association world. Learn about the first comprehensive survey tracking diversity and career advancement in the association sector.

In this episode of Associations Thrive, host Joanna Pineda interviews three guests. Jose Segarra, Board Member of Association Latinos, Don Dea, Founder and Chair of the ASAE AANHPI Association Community, and Rick Burt, Board President of Black Association Executives. They discuss:

  • The purpose and goals of the Association Workforce Trends survey.
  • How everyone in the association space, from CEOs to entry-level employees, across all demographics, should participate in the survey
  • The demographics and professional development questions included in the survey.
  • The relevance of collecting data on work settings and salary comparisons across regions.
  • How the survey aims to fill a gap in data on DEI initiatives within the association community.
  • How diversity, equity, and inclusion within the association community drives meaningful change and supports professional growth for all groups.


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About Associations Thrive

Associations Thrive podcast is hosted by Joanna Pineda, CEO & Chief Troublemaker at Matrix Group International. Joanna’s personal mission and the mission of Matrix Group is to help associations and nonprofits increase membership, generate revenue and thrive in the digital space. 

We believe that every association has a unique mission and unique story that demonstrates how they’re serving their members, impacting their industry, and ultimately changing the world. Every guest is an association Chief Executive, Executive Director or President. We’re here to help amplify their stories so all associations can learn and thrive, together.

If you and your organization have a great story,  apply to be on Associations Thrive!