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Tony Cooper
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


The 6th Annual Diversity Leadership Awards-Call for Nominations

 

Atlanta, GA- (May 9, 2016) –The TAG Human Resources and Diversity society, today announced that nominations are now open for the 6th Diversity Leadership Awards, taking place on August 24, 2016.

This year's TAG Diversity Leadership Award will be presented to a person and organization who has demonstrated exceptional efforts to leverage diversity within their organization to drive growth, productivity, creativity, and morale.

 

The 6th Annual Diversity Awards will honor the following categories: TAG Diversity Leadership Award and TAG Business Champion of Diversity Excellence.  To nominate an individual, please click here or to nominate an organization, please click here.  The deadline for submitting nominations is July 15, 2016.   After careful review of the applications by a distinguished panel of judges, a short list of finalists will be determined and announced. Nominations are encouraged and accepted from all industries. 

 

The TAG Human Resources and Diversity society is committed to honoring both individuals and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace, embracing all employees – regardless of race, faith, religion, gender, gender identity, military status, sexual orientation, age, disability or culture – to achieve positive outcomes at work and in the community.  Integrating diversity and inclusion strategies into business practices has evolved from being “the right thing to do” to becoming necessary as environments of companies will need to resemble the diversity of our country to remain competitive in the global marketplace. 

 

To learn more about the 6th Annual Diversity Leadership Awards and past winners, visit the 6th Annual Diversity Awards website

 

For further information about the award program, nomination process or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Sierra Smith at ssmith@tagonline.org.

 

About TAG Human Resources and Diversity Society

TAG Human Resources and Diversity has the mission to assist professionals within technology and tech-driven companies with the development and management of their human resources and diversity initiatives, and to increase awareness regarding the positive impact on business goals when diversity is leveraged within organizations. We understand all companies are different, with workplaces experiencing wide varieties and varying degrees of cultural, ethnic, generational, gender and lifestyle influences; it takes many ingredients to make a successful organization and we focus on the positive interaction that takes place with HR and Diversity.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. 

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website athttp://www.hubga.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

 

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