These are the companies that are breaking new ground in diversity and inclusion, diversity leaders who are a conduit for change in their organization, and 20-somethings who are leading the way for their generation.

Awards will be presented Tuesday, May 23 at The State Room.

Individuals

Individuals who are willing to shake things up and lead the charge for diversity within their organization.

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Mohamad Ali

President & CEO

Carbonite

JavierBarrientos

Javier Barrientos

Senior Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion

Biogen

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Mahzarin Benaji

Department Chair and Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics

Harvard University

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Marques Benton

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Jamie Bergeron

Manager, Diversity & Inclusion

Northeastern University

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Mike Boston

Founder

Mobile Stü

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Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Ph.D.

CEO

IBA – Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción

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David L. Casey

VP of Workforce Strategies, Chief Diversity Officer

CVS Health

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Sydney Chaffee

Humanities Teacher, National Teacher of the Year

Codman Academy Charter Public School

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Ankita Dasgupta

Senior Analyst, Strategy and Analysis

DigitasLBi

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Mike Dunford

Veteran Advocate & Principal

Dunford Consulting Group
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Beverly Edgehill

Vice President

TJX Companies

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Chris Edwards

Creative Director, Author, and Speaker

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Jen Faigel

Executive Director

CommonWealth Kitchen

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Adam Foss

Former Assistant District Attorney

Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

paul_fracisco

Paul Francisco

Chief Diversity Officer

State Street

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Andrew Gallagher

Director

Posse Foundation

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Larry Goldberg

Senior Director of Media Accessibility

Yahoo!

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Alex Gomez

Owner, Director / Filmmaker

Intercultural Productions

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Jeff Howard

Chairman & CEO

Efficacy Institute

Ramsey_Johnson

Ramsey Johnson

Sr. Director, Clinical Operations

X4 Pharmaceuticals

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Su Joun

Founder

Diversity@Workplace Consulting Group

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Pranam Lipinsk

Co-founder and CEO

Door of Clubs

JuanLSmall

Juan Lopera

Vice President, Business Diversity

Tufts Health Plan

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Randa Newsome

Chief Human Resources Officer

Raytheon

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Steve Pemberton

Chief Diversity Officer and Divisional Vice President

Walgreens

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Geeta Pradhan

President

Cambridge Community Foundation

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Jen Putnam

Chief Creative Officer

Allen & Gerritsen

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Valerie Roberson

President

Roxbury Community College

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Mia Roberts

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Big Sister Association of Greater Boston

jody_rose

Jody Rose

Executive Director

New England Venture Capital Association

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Cheryl Savage

Senior Director, Global Agency Development

Yahoo!

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Sandra Sims-Williams

Chief Diversity Officer

Publicis Groupe

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Cory Spinney

Account Manager

DigitasLBi

Nancy_Stager

Nancy Stager

EVP of Human Resources and Charitable Giving

Eastern Bank

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Laura Stout

Director of Contract Operations and leader of Empowering Abilities Employee Resource Group

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Donny Tavares

Donny Tavares

Chief Diversity Officer

City of Boston

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Setti Warren

Politician, Mayor 

Newton, MA

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Anthony Williams

Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition and Diversity

Akamai Technologies

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Lorita Williams

Educator and Founder

Roxbury Community College and Accelerate College Experiences (ACE)

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Lauren Willis

Content & Marketing Director

Intercultural Productions

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Susan Windham-Bannister

President & CEO

Biomedical Growth Strategies

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Melissa York

Vice President, Group Account Director

DigitasLBi

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Karen Young

Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

david_zimmerman

David Zimmerman

Publisher

Boston Spirit Magazine

Companies

Companies that are embracing diversity not as a mandate, but as a movement.

akamai

Akamai Technologies

Cambridge, MA

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Allen & Gerritsen Presents Mobile Stü

Boston, MA

biogen

Biogen

Cambridge, MA

bcbsma

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Boston, MA

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Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan

Boston, MA

commonwealth_kitchen

CommonWealth Kitchen

Boston, MA

childrens-trust

Children’s Trust

Boston, MA

CVP-academy

CVP Career Academy (CV Properties & KAGE Growth Strategies)

Boston, MA

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Dell EMC

Hopkinton, MA

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DigitasLBi

Boston, MA

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Eastern Bank

Boston, MA

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Get Konnected!

Boston, MA

google

Google

Cambridge, MA

hult

Hult International Business School

Boston, MA

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Junior Achievement of Northern New England

Waltham, MA

kpmg

KPMG

Boston, MA

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Museum of Science

Boston, MA

novartis

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Cambridge, MA

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One Young World

London

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Rockland Trust Bank

Boston, MA

slalom

Slalom Consulting

Boston, MA

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SHE Fund (State Street)

Boston, MA

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State Street

Boston, MA

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Year Up

Boston, MA

20-Somethings

20-something-year-olds who are leading the way for their generation.

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Rana Abdelhamid

Founder and Executive Director

WISE

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Sarah Case

Associate Director, Educational Programs & Workforce Development

New England Venture Capital Association

pooja_chandrashekar

Pooja Chandrashekar

Founder & CEO

ProjectCSGIRLS

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Stacy Diaz

Safe and Supportive Schools Program Specialist

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Yasmine El Baggari

Founder

Voyaj Inc.

julie_epstein

Julie Epstein

Electrical Engineer

Raytheon

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Justin Kang

Executive Director

City Awake

Jane Landon

Jana Landon

Diversity Intern Recruiter, Tech Student Outreach

Google

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Katherine Nagy

Young Employee Success network Northeast regional Community Service/Outreach Lead and Technical Illustrator/Writer

Raytheon

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Torin Perez

TED Resident

TED Conferences

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Giuliana Sandonato

Site Director of YESNET

Raytheon

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Tammy Tibbetts

Founder & CEO

She’s The First

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Imelme Umana

President

Harvard Law Review

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Chon’tel Washington

Director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence

Framingham State University

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Heather White

Founder

TRILLfit

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Yohannes Chambers

Media Planner and Leader of DigitasLBi Boston’s Diversity and Inclusion Council Founder

DigitasLBi