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Young Leader in Diversity & Inclusion

The National Diversity Council seeks not only to uphold and promote the principles of diversity and leadership but also seeks to recognize those individuals who personify those principles. The Young Leader in D&I Award is designed to recognize young leaders who have made a difference through their achievements and exemplify the ability to excel in the diversity and inclusion field.


  • Exudes passion for advocating and supporting diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace and community
  • Serves as a leader within his or her local community via volunteerism, service, and participation in community organizations and/or events
  • Exhibits high performance and goes above and beyond within his or her current organization
  • Must have entered the workforce within the past 10 years to be considered for this award

Young Leader in Diversity & Inclusion Award

The deadline for award nominations is 2 months prior to the event or publication date. *Please note that award opportunities are filled on a rolling basis beginning as early as 8 months prior to the event date, so award openings may be filled prior to the nomination deadline.