Awards

Winners 2024

Winners 2023

Judges

Partners

Select
  • Inclusion Award
  • Community Impact Award
  • Gender Equality Award
  • I&D Ally Award
  • I&D Leader of the Year
  • I&D Team of the Year
  • Innovation Award
  • Transparency Award
  • I&D Impact Award

Inclusion Award
In partnership with

EY – WINNER
UNION PACIFIC – Highly Commended
Canadian Tire
Discover Financial Services
Equitable
Fannie Mae
Messer Americas
MillerKnoll
Sephora
The AZEK COMPANY
T-MOBILE
U.S STEEL
Wells Fargo

I&D Team of the Year
In partnership with

Inizio Evoke – WINNER
Humana – Highly Commended
Brunswick
GHD
HCA Healthcare
Pyramid Consulting
Sempra
Shipt
Wells Fargo

I&D Ally Award

Ferrero – WINNER
Humana
Signature Performance
Wipro

I&D Impact Award
In partnership with

Cummins – WINNER
Cargill – Highly Commended
Equitable
Intuit
Johnson & Johnson
KPMG International
Messer
Pyramid Consulting
Technology Association of Georgia
The AZEK Company
Wipro

Gender Equality Award

Kimberly-Clark – WINNER
Aliaxis
Cummins
KPMG International
S&P Global
Shipt

Community Impact Award

Amazon – WINNER
Blackbaud
Cognizant
CSX
Cummins
Exelon
Freeport-McMoRan
Haleon
Kimberly-Clark
Mastercard
MetLife
PPG
Pyramid Consulting

I&D Leader of the Year
In partnership with

Lydia Smith – Chief Diversity Officer,
Victoria’s Secret & Co. – WINNER

Sherri Neal – Chief Diversity Officer, HCA Healthcare – Highly Commended

Dilshad Sheikh – Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor
and Dean, Faculty of Business, Arden University

Jason Thompson – Senior Advisor, Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion, CAPE Inclusion

Darryl Gibbs – Chief Diversity
Officer, Equitable

Noelle Peart – Head of Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion, Exos

Malaika Serrano – Vice President, Diversity,
Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, Guild

Sarah Hassaine – Head of Global Diversity
and Inclusion, ResMed

LaShaun Solomon – Chief Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion Officer, Pyramid Consulting

Farren Roper – Global Head of Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion, Qualtrics

Aaron Limonthas – Vice President, DEI,
Learning and Development, and Employee
Experience, Shipt

Transparency Award
In partnership with

Rio Tinto – WINNER
Eaton
Keysight
SLB
U.S Steel

Innovation Award
In partnership with

Victoria’s Secret & Co. – WINNER
Balloon
Estée Lauder
Mastercard
Meta
Pyramid Consulting
The Moxie Exchange

Select
  • Community Impact Award
  • Courage Award
  • I&D Leader of the Year
  • I&D Ally Award
  • I&D Impact Award
  • Transparency Award
  • I&D Team of the Year
  • Innovation Award
  • Inclusion Award

Courage Award

Aimee Cardwell – SVP & Chief
Information Security Officer,
UnitedHealth Group – WINNER

Mike Miller – SVP, EHS, Sustainability, Risk &
Procurement, Advance Auto Parts

Alan Brookes – Senior Advisor, Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion, CAPE Inclusion

Brent Bertolo – Manager, Dealer Changeover,
Canadian Tire

Ada Lopez – Senior Manager, Product
Diversity, Lenovo

Beverly Chamberlain – Global Head of IT
Enterprise Services, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Gladymar Parziale – Supplier Diversity
Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Steven Chaouki – President, U.S. Markets &
Consumer Interactive, TransUnion

I&D Ally Award
In partnership with

Georgia Leadership Team, Advance –
WINNER

Matt Deegan, SVP & Chief Global Sales
Officer, Constellation Brands

Supply Chain Division, Corning

Chris Pounds, Senior Director Corporate
Strategy, Edwards Lifesciences

Quality Action Team, FedEx Express

Procurement Division, Logitech

Pet Nutrition Division, Mars

Legal, Risk & Compliance Division,
TransUnion

I&D Impact Award

The Cigna Group – WINNER
Amazon
Bank of America
Cisco
EY
HCA Healthcare
The Kraft Heinz Company
Union Pacific
I&D Team of the Year
In partnership with
Cognizant – WINNER
Amazon
Best Buy
CMS Energy
GHD
MTN Group
Sanofi

Inclusion Award
In partnership with

Pfizer – WINNER
Arcadis
Bank of America
Cisco
EY
Lenovo
MetLife
MTN Group
Philip Morris International
Pinterest
S&P Global
U.S. Steel
Vodacom
Wipro

Community Impact Award

Edwards Lifesciences – WINNER
AstraZeneca
CBRE
Chevron
Edison International
FedEx Express
MTN Group
Nestlé
Steelcase
Verizon
Vistra

I&D Leader of the Year
In partnership with

Shameka Young – VP & Global Head,
Diversity & Inclusion, Cognizant –
WINNER

Candi Castleberry – Global Chief Diversity
Officer, Amazon

Amelia Hard – Chief Inclusion & Diversity
Officer, Best Buy

Letecia Rose – VP of Diversity, Inclusion &
Belonging, Canadian Tire

Angela Thompkins – VP & Chief Diversity
Officer, CMS Energy

Carla Grant Pickens – Global Chief Diversity
& Inclusion Officer, IBM

Randall Tucker – EVP & Chief Inclusion
Officer, Mastercard

Ralph Mupita – Ralph Mupita, Group President
& CEO, MTN Group

Silke Muenster – Chief Diversity Officer, Philip
Morris International

Mitch Mitchell – SVP, Diversity & Community
Partnerships, Sempra

Kiera Fernandez – Chief Diversity & Inclusion
Officer & SVP HR, Target

Teedra Bernard – SVP, Chief Talent &
Diversity Officer, TransUnion

Barry Melnkovic – SVP & Chief Human
Resources Officer, U.S. Steel

Transparency Award
In partnership with

Merck – WINNER
Bain & Company
Bridgestone Americas
Edison International
KPMG International
OshKosh
The AZEK Company

Innovation Award

Fannie Mae – WINNER
ADP
Balloon
Cisco
Joshin
KPMG International
Lenovo
Mars
Praxis Labs