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2022 Colors of Success DEI Award Application

2022 Colors of Success DEI Award

The Colors of Success DEI Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the greater Rochester community with clear positive impacts as a result of these efforts. This award is our highest recognition for individual achievement related to DEI and is awarded annually.

Award Criteria:

The Colors of Success DEI Award, being introduced to our community by Greater Rochester Chamber, recognizes individuals who: 

  • Demonstrates excellence in sustained efforts toward advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.
  • Directly contributes to DEI related programs, policies, or initiatives that positively impacts the status of a community issue/initiative.
  • Demonstrates commitment to coaching and/or mentoring others in the workplace, or in the community, as it relates to DEI.

Recommendation letters, with attachments and examples of DEI programs, policies, initiatives implemented in the workplace, or the community, will be an added bonus when rating the individual nominee/applicant.

Nomination/Application Process:
A worthy candidate who fits the criteria listed above can be nominated, or an individual may self-nominate.

Who can nominate?
If you are a colleague, partner, family, or friend of an individual in the greater Rochester area that you are proud to tell the world about their exemplary diversity and inclusion initiatives, take the step and nominate them. Nominations recognizing individuals from diverse industries are encouraged. You may self-nominate too. 

Evaluation Procedures:
The award will be judged by a panel of business leaders in the community with diversity, equity, and inclusion expertise who will individually review and rate the applications. The Colors of Success DEI Award finalists will be revealed shortly after the application deadline date – Friday July 22, 2022

Colors of Success DEI Award Winner Announced: 

The 2022 Annual Colors of Success DEI Award winner will only be announced at the awards ceremony on Friday, September 16, 2022.

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Application Deadline: Friday, July 22, 2022

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1. Provide examples of sustained efforts toward advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.

2. Provide examples of direct contribution to DEI related programs, policies, or initiatives that positively impact the status of a community issue/initiative.

3. Provide examples of having coached and/or mentored others in the workplace, or in the community, as it relates to DEI.

Supporting documents and recommendation letters are encouraged to assist with judging an applicant. You may submit up to four files only. 

20MB max

Supporting documents and recommendation letters are encouraged to assist with judging an applicant. You may submit up to four files only.

20MB max

Supporting documents and recommendation letters are encouraged to assist with judging an applicant. You may submit up to four files only.

20MB max

Supporting documents and recommendation letters are encouraged to assist with judging an applicant. You may submit up to four files only.

20MB max
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