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2013 Champions of Diversity CEO Leadership Award

Call For Nominations

The Tri State Diversity Council's (TSDC) 1st Annual recognition to CEOs will take place during the 4th Annual Tri State Diversity & Leadership Conference in New York October 5, 2013. We are now inviting organizations to nominate their CEOs for the Champions of Diversity Leadership Award. The awards are given to CEOs that along with all other aspects of business are Champions of their organizations' diversity and inclusion efforts.

The TSDC's goal with the CEO Initiative is to aim and shed light to the fact that it is those organizations that have support from leadership at the top who execute the most effective and bottom line driven initiatives. These CEOs are innovators, visionaries, with exemplary leadership that make them role models within their companies as well as in their communities.

The CEO will participate in a CEO Roundtable as well as will receive his/her award during the Tri State Diversity & Leadership Conference.

Criteria for Selection

Please consider this communication an invitation to nominate your company and your CEO. Please contact Sofia Reed to obtain a nomination form and selection criteria at [email protected].


All Fortune 1,000 companies doing business in the Tri State area, as well as other employers with an employee base over 1000 are invited to submit their nomination. Please note that you do not need to be a member of the TSDC to join the nominations process. We kindly ask that all nominations be complete and have attached all supporting material.

By submitting your nomination, you are acknowledging that your CEO will be available to participate in the CEO Roundtable and Award ceremony scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2013 from TBA.

If you have any questions please contact Sofia Reed. Nominations must be submitted by TBA. Please plan ahead as applications submitted past the deadline will not be accepted.


  • TBA: Nomination Period Opens
  • TBA: Nomination Closes (CEO Committee reviews nominations)
  • TBA: Announcement of Honorees
  • CEOs will be recognized during the Diversity & Leadership Conference on October 5, 2013