Diversity Champion Awards Nomination Form

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Annual recipients of the Diversity Champion Awards advance a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Georgia Tech.

The 2021 Diversity Champion Awards will recognize campus community members who have been engaged in and/or have advanced activities that address systemic racism domestically and abroad. One faculty member, staff member, student, and campus unit (e.g., office, department, College, School, lab) who have advanced these principles will be recognized at the 2021 Diversity Symposium in September.


Criteria: Recipients of 2021 Diversity Champion Awards should have demonstrated one or more of the following within the past three years:

  • Commitment to research and/or activities that engage and challenge systemic racism, and expand diversity, equity, and inclusion at Tech
  • Leadership in building an anti-racist, equitable and inclusive campus community
  • Scholarship or work that advances a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence at Georgia Tech
  • Organized, conducted, and/or supported programs, events, and activities that promote an understanding of anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion-related issues/challenges and solutions at Tech

All full-time Georgia Tech faculty and staff, students, and units are eligible for this award, with the exception of previous recipients of a Diversity Champion Award or Gender Equity Champion Award. Nominations, including previous nominees and self-nominations, may be made by all full-time Georgia Tech faculty and staff or student for any award category.

All nominations must be received below by Friday, July 16, 2021.

Questions? Please contact Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Director of Institute Diversity Research, Keona Lewis, at keona.lewis@gatech.edu.