Madam C.J. Walker Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Nomination Form

The Madam C.J. Walker Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) recognizes individuals in the beauty and personal care products industry who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to DEI through strong leadership and sustained efforts with a focus on workplace culture, program and policies, or through external engagement with consumers and communities. Individuals may be retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors or relevant partners. The nominated individuals are broadly recognized and respected across the industry as corporate leaders and/or entrepreneurs, and embody the award criteria:

  • Champion DEI programs within the industry that create sustained, consistent, significant and measurable impact
  • Serve as a catalyst for change within the industry in support of DEI
  • Lead by example, serving as a corporate role model for other companies to emulate
  • Raise awareness of the challenges and opportunities within the industry to advance DEI efforts
  • May represent any area of their company’s structure (administration, communications, executive, human resources, sales, science, etc.)
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