- Leadership Award
- For an individual that is advancing the evolution of diversity and inclusion efforts within their organization and/or community.
- Change Agent Award
- For an individual that has committed to transforming the landscape of diversity and inclusion for their communities, employees, and clients.
- ERG Leader Recognition Award
- For an individual who has shown outstanding achievement in the advancement of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
The efforts and contributions of nominees should align with these points below:
-Facilitates or leads the recruitment and retention of diverse employees/students/partners
-Fosters opportunities within the business/academic/social community
-Encourages diverse perspectives in their communities and/or organizations
-Creates a welcoming and supportive business/academic/social climate through efforts such as visibility, communication, and education
-Promotes professionals of color in a significant and positive way
-Develops other areas critical to establishing inclusive excellence