Success in leading and enhancing diversity and inclusion efforts can be demonstrated in many ways.
Nominations should be based on demonstrated leadership in one or more of the following areas and must be supported by full data:
Activities to recruit, retain, and professionally develop individuals who increase the diversity of their organisation, with particular emphasis on under represented groups and levels
Activities to create leadership teams and organizations that promote a diverse and inclusive culture
Sponsorship or active promotion of programs, initiatives, or projects in the area of diversity and inclusion
Collaboration with other organisations, NGOs or community groups in the creation, sponsorship, and implementation of programs, initiatives, or projects in the area of diversity and inclusion
Recognition and celebration of exemplary individual and team behaviors that promote diversity and inclusion
Demonstration of emerging or sustained commitment to the values of diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism by documented efforts that are above and beyond the routine expectations of the job or project.
Evidence of exceptional efforts to promote a working environment that is free from bias and discrimination and that celebrates diversity
Substantiation of the contribution that the individual, team, or unit has made towards advancing diversity and inclusion.