Former Miss America
Celebrity Hosts / MC's
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
Public Service/Advocacy Honoree
Humanitarian Impact Honoree
2016 nominees & past honorees '12-'15
formerly the D&NDI Awards
Imaging Success Group
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The DIVERSITY ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony (formerly the DandI awards) to honor individuals, groups, and organizations at its 5th Annual Award Ceremony.
New York (August 22, 2016) – The Founder, Sherry Snipes and Diversity Academy Advisory Board of the Diversity Academy Awards + Leadership Institute are pleased to announce individuals and organizations being honored for their outstanding commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive world at its 5th Annual Award Ceremony, to be held on Friday November 4th, 2016 at 6:30 PM in New York City hosted by BBC World News American Anchor, Laura Trevelyan.
The Evening will begin with a VIP cocktail reception at 6:30 PM, followed immediately by the Awards ceremony. The Diversity Academy Awards Ceremony will be hosted by BBC World News Anchor, Laura Trevelyan. This special night will celebrate special international honorees that include, Thuli Mondonsela (Legacy Award), Cecile Kinyenge (Public Service/Advocacy), Bishop Beryl-Nalova Asobo Tsavbee (Humanitarian Impact Award). Past honorees include architect Maestro German Samper Gnecco, FAIA, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Honorable Carolyn Mahoney, Edie Fraser and Tony Award winning director, and civil rights activist Geoffrey Holder (posthumous). The ceremony will announce winners of competitive nominations in diverse fields such as Art/Culture, Education, Entrepreneur, Environment/Sustainability, Media, and Non-Profit Sector amongst others.
The 2016 Diversity Academy Awards Nominees:
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Preceding the Diversity Academy Awards is the Leadership Institute scheduled for November 4th-5th, 2016 in New York City. The Leadership Institute theme is Diversity Visionary: 21st Century Leadership. This is an engaging Socratic training on with a cross industry of executives, practitioners, experts and activists participating. Join this powerful program to build your leadership capacity in an ever increasing diverse world.
About the Diversity academy Awards
The Diversity academy AWARDS honors individuals and organizations for demonstrating outstanding commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive world! In 2012, formerly known as the DandI Awards, this annual celebration recognizes and honors those who represent exemplary commitment and focus on diversity and inclusion. The mission of the awards is to celebrate the contributions of any individual, group or organization that is truly making a difference towards creating a diverse and inclusive world.
2016 Program sponsors include Diageo, Cornell University, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Imaging Success Group and Global Diversity Collaborative. Past sponsors include NASCAR, Prudential Financial, Uptown Magazine, New York Times, Mars, Diversity Woman and Diversity Global. Our 2016 Global partner is Globuntu Academy for Happy Minds. To learn more about the awards and Leadership Institute, visit www.diversityacademyawards.com.
2016 Nominee Press Release
Winners & Honorees '12-'15
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