Nominations can be by any employee, student, or community member who has a demonstrated commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. All categories are open to any individual, group, or unit. Examples of supporting documentation include previous awards, letters of support, or other forms of documentation illustrating excellence in the nominated area. Additional supporting material may be submitted directly to ODEMA through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by Friday, March 31.
- There are three categories of awards available. They are:
- Diversity Friend: an individual who contributes creative or unique ideas to support diversity, or is otherwise engaged in supporting diversity programming on campus or in the community.
- Diversity Advocate: A person who serves as a spokesperson or change agent for a particular dimension of diversity raising awareness of issues of concern or interest.
- Diversity Champion: an individual who has demonstrated leadership in diversity related work; acquired and disseminated resources to support diversity related efforts, or developed an innovative program or project related to diversity and inclusion.