Thursday, December 14, 2017
5:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

The All-Inclusive Awards is an evening to honor those who have made a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their careers.  

Color Magazine will recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a significant contribution toward creating a diverse and inclusive business/academic/social community through the implementation of policies, procedures, initiatives, and/or programs. 

Dress Code 

Suit and Tie

Nomination Guidelines

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

Award Categories

  • Leadership Award 
    • For an individual and a company that is advancing the evolution of diversity and inclusion efforts within their organization and/or community.
  • Change Agent Award
    • For an individual and a company/organization that has committed to transforming the landscape of diversity and inclusion for their communities, employees, and clients.
  • Supplier Diversity Award 
    • For a company/organization that has shown outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Millennial of the Year Award
    • For dedication to diversity and inclusion in the fields of but not limited to, technology, healthcare, entrepreneurship, and community service.


5:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M - Registration and VIP Reception

6:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. - Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker

7:00 P.M. - 7:45 P.M. - Dinner

7:45 P.M. - 8:45 P.M. - Awards Ceremony

8:45 P.M. - Closing Remarks

Keynote Speaker


Dr. Betty Uribe

Executive Vice President — California Bank & Trust 
International Best-selling Author — #Values: The Secret to Top-Level Performance in Business & Life 


This year's All-Inclusive Awards will presented by


Emcee: Kit Pang  

Founder — BostonSpeaks 



Publisher's Award

thaddeus_125px-2Thaddeus Miles

Director of Community Services — MassHousing 
Founder — HoodFit & Think Big, Dream Big 


Publisher's Award - Organization

stars-2013-logo-update-copy2BWH STARS Program

Brigham and Women’s Hospital




Leadership Award - Individual

camille-headshotCamille Chang Gilmore

Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer — Boston Scientific 


Leadership Award - Organization

fddsp2-1The Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program (FDDS)

American University 


Change Agent Award - Individual

ivonne-diaz-claisse-125pxIvonne Diaz-Claisse, Ph.D.

Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA)


Change Agent Award - Organization

namic-new-england2National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC)

New England Chapter


Supplier Diversity Award - Organization

bostonscientificblue125Supplier Diversity Team 

Boston Scientific 


Millennial of the Year Award - Individual

jason_whitcomb125Jason Whitcomb

Program Manager — Cisco, Office of Inclusion and Collaboration 


Trail Blazer Partners

Role Model Partners

Motivator Partners

Team Player Partners

Sponsor Color Magazine and the 2017 All Inclusive Awards! 

Download our AIA 2017 Media Kit and contact Event Manager Evelyn Brito to have your company included in the Special Edition of Color Magazine.


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