9th Annual Diversity Leadership Awards


Integrating diversity and inclusion strategies into business practices has evolved from being “the right thing to do”
to becoming a necessary way to remain competitive in an increasingly global marketplace.

We are pleased to announce our 9th Annual Diversity Leadership Awards banquet, where we will recognize outstanding efforts by individuals and companies that champion diversity and inclusion in extraordinary ways.


2018 Keynote Speaker:

Nzinga Shaw, Senior Vice President, Community and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena


2018 Speakers:

Tia Buckham-White, Found of Notre Internationale

Eph McLean, Ph.D, Regents' Professor at Georgia State University 

Jacqueline Rushin, Chair, TAG Diversity & Inclusion Society


2018 Emcee:

Dan Webber, Chief Information Officer at UST Global


When: June 2019


Individual Tickets:

TAG Members $75.00
TAG Non-Members $100.00

Table Tickets:

Full Table Sponsor* for 10 $1000.00
Half Table Sponsor for 5 $500.00

*Full Table sponsors receive a one-eight-page ad in the event program; table signage; and, their logo with a website link on our sponsorship page.


2018 Sponsors












Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurs



Rich Rush Enterprises

Stellar Consulting

Lexis Nexis

UST GLobal


Ogletree Deakins


Georgia State University

STEM Atlanta Women





Nominations Are Now Closed


Individuals will vie for the TAG Diversity Leadership Award of Excellence
Companies will vie for the TAG Business Champion of Diversity Excellence award.

Thank you for your efforts to make our Eight Annual Diversity Leadership Awards the best ever! 

All finalists and winners will be selected by an independent advisory board. We hope you’ll join us on September 24, 2018 to honor Georgia’s best and brightest diversity and inclusion workplace stars. 

Portions of the proceeds from this event will go to the TAG Educational Collaborative


Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact Rebecca Markusson at rebecca@tagonline.org for more information and to sponsor the event. 

Click here for sponsorship information.

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