Category: Innovations in Diversity Award

The Community Ambassador Program

In 2009, Empire BCBS created The Community Ambassador Program targeting three specific segments: African Americans, Hispanics and Asians.

The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (DIAB)

To expand its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Sodexo launched the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (DIAB) in 2010.

Leadership on the Move Series

At Walmart, we believe in a shared responsibility to drive diversity and to continue to build a culture of inclusion.

Career Management Initiative Program

Over the past few years, New York Life has enhanced the leadership and development offerings for senior executives, and the goal is to eventually cascade that information throughout the organization.


Moss Adams believes in investing in the future. As such, when they saw a gap in the resources focused on a large segment of their future, adolescent girls, they felt compelled to do something about it.

The Inclusion Network

Marsh & Mclennan Companies has partnered with Heidrick & Struggles to create a unique recruiting concept, the “Inclusion Network”—an innovative recruitment initiative designed to attract a broader and more diverse senior level candidate pool to Marsh & McLennan to ensure we identify the best talent for the job.

Finding Life/Work Balance in a Results-driven Environment

Ecolab has been on a path of culture change since 2008. With its Culture & Inclusion initiative, it committed to creating an environment where associates at every level feel valued, respected, and seen for who they are so that they can do their best work.

Advocate for the Advancement of Women

For CDW, The development and retention of women is a major contributor to business results. The CDW Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), open to both men and women, is an internal resource and advocate for the advancement of women.

Marriott’s Supplier Diversity Program

At Marriott International, our vision is to integrate our global diversity and inclusion efforts within every facet of our organization.

Impact – Taking Bright Minds Further

Impact opened my eyes to possibilities that I wasn’t sure existed. It not only broadened my awareness of academic options…