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Women CEO of the Year

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 by in Awards |

The Women CEO of the Year Award is among Diversity & Leadership Inc.’s highest national honors. During times of societal change, the need for strong leadership within our organizations has never been greater. Employees look to their workplaces to represent¬† he values and culture where all individuals can bring their talents to thrive in their profession and purpose. Therefore, the Women CEOs who not only champion diversity, equity and inclusion, but who also lead with integrity and courage by integrating DEI at the forefront of workplace culture, deserve our gratitude and recognition. Diversity & Leadership Inc. honors those Women CEOs who exemplify the most influential and courageous leaders among us with this lauded distinction.


Recipients of the Women CEO of the Year Award meet the following criteria:

  • Serve as Woman CEO of an organization for at least three years
  • Demonstrate effective leadership toward advancing DEI at an enterprise level
  • Lead an organization that has financial solvency and good corporate citizenship
  • Be a recognized leader in his/her field or industry
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively create sustained organizational growth
  • Have a proven track record of investment and development of diverse groups

Women CEO of the Year