The 2023 Diversity Impact Awards Applications Open February 1, 2023.  Add to Calendar

The Diversity Impact Awards are the leading measurement of ERG, BRG, Diversity Council and Affinity Networks Councils performance and impact. 


2022 Diversity Award Recipients

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  1. Xcel Energy – Tribal Wind BRG
  2. Northwestern Mutual – Northwestern Mutual PRIDE Employee Resource Group
  3. Ericsson Inc.– GenNext Employee Resource Group
  4. Ecolab, Inc. – Pride Employee Resource Group
  5. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) – Generations with Genius
  6. Novant Health – Novant Health Native American BRG
  7. AAA – The Auto Club Group – ACG Pride Employee Resource Group
  8. Erie Insurance – Erie Insurance Women’s Affinity Network
  9. Southern California Edison – Women’s Roundtable Business Group
  10. Erie Insurance – Erie Insurance Asian Pacific Affinity Network
  11. TIED: Novant Health – Novant Health Coexist BRG & Erie Insurance – Erie Insurance African American Affinity Network
  12. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – The Organization for Women
  13. NextEra Energy – Women in Energy
  14. Novant Health – Novant Health Black/African American BRG
  15. Airbus Americas – Pride@Airbus
  16. Mount Sinai Health System – Heritage of Latinx Alliance (HOLA) ERG
  17. Northern Trust Corporation – Women in Leadership Business Resource Council
  18. TIED: American Airlines – American Airlines Black Professional Network (BPN) Employee Resource Group & Novant Health – Novant Health Persons with Disabilities BRG
  19. TIED: Northwestern Mutual – Northwestern Mutual Asian ERG & Jacobs – OneWorld
  20. NextEra Energy – African American Professional Employee Resource Group (AAPERG)
  21. Parkland Health – Parkland Women’s Resource Network ERG (WRN)
  22. TIED: State Street – State Street Latin American Professionals Group & Mount Sinai Health System – Asian Resource Network (ARN) ERG
  23. Sodexo – Honor
  24. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) – NOAA’s ADAPT
  25. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) – Women of NOAA
  1. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – Cultural Competence & Inclusive Mentoring
  2. Mount Sinai Health System – Mount Sinai Heart Diversity Council
  3. Northern Trust – Northern Trust BRC Advisory Council
  4. Barilla – Barilla America – Employee Resource Groups
  5. TIED: Ricoh USA, Inc. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Month of Service & Ricoh USA, Inc. – Ricoh Feeds
  6. Entergy – Entergy’s Employee Resource Group
  7. Southwire Company, LLC – Southwire’s Employee Resource Groups
  8. AAA – The Auto Club Group – The Auto Club Group Employee Resource Groups
  9. American Heart Association – American Heart Association ERGs
  10. Kohl’s – Kohl’s Business Resource Group
  1. Mount Sinai Health System – Mount Sinai Beth Israel and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary at Mount Sinai Diversity Council – UNITY Event
  2. – Idea Committee – A Bright Idea: Improve Culture Through DEI and Awareness
  3. Kairos Power – Kairos Power Diversity and Inclusion Committee – Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
  4. GeoComply – IMPACT Division – International Women’s Day Initiative: Empowering Women Around the Globe
  5. Tennessee Valley Authority – Human Resource & Communications – Inclusion with Diversity
  6. Sherlock Biosciences, Inc. – Magnify Diversity, Equity, Engagement and Inclusion Team
  7. Froedtert Health – Froedtert Health’s Diversity Council – Froedtert Health’s Diversity Council
  8. Parents as Teachers National Center – Parents as Teachers – Equity, the Lifesaver
  9. Ricoh USA, Inc – International Women’s Day
  10. Guardian – A Focus on Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

*There is no ranking order for Executive Sponsor of the Year Award Winners.

  • Bank of America – Chris Ward, Senior Vice President
  • Erie Insurance – Fred Johnson, Vice President & Wisconsin Branch Manager
  • Kohl’s – Katherine Finder, Senior Vice President Product Design & Brand Management
  • Northwestern Mutual – Kamilah Williams-Kemp, Vice President Risk Products
  • Novant Health – Ophelia Garmon-Brown, MD. M.Div.

*There is no ranking order for the Impact Spotlight Award Winners.

  • AAA – The Auto Club Group – Asian American Pacific Islander ERG
  • Bank of America – Disability Action Network (DAN)
  • Bank of America – Military Support and Assistance Group (MSAG)
  • GM Financial – ‘Go Pro’ Training Initiative

Past Award Recipients

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