Tenth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner
TD Convention Center,
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
This year's guest speaker is Kiara Kabukuru. Ugandan-born Kiara and her family fled the country as political refugees when she was six and moved to Los Angeles, where at the age of seventeen she was discovered by a local photographer. Her rare mix of all-American beauty and exotic African allure have made her a successful model in the fashion industry. Read more
Nominations are now open for the tenth annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, which will be held on May 6th at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman in partnership with Upstate Chambers, this annual event honors individuals, schools, and organizations who exhibit leadership in promoting diversity in the Upstate.
Awards are presented in the following six categories: Individual, High School Student, College Student, Business, Nonprofit, International, and K-12 school (separate application form). Criteria for nominations include:
Nominees (individuals, organizations, and businesses) should be role models in the Upstate for promoting an inclusive work or community environment and/or for championing diversity as an important individual or organizational mission.
Nominees must be a current resident, organization, or business in the Upstate.
To read more and fill out a nomination form in pdf format click here; in a word document, click here.
To nominate a K-12 school, please click here for more information in pdf format; in a word document, click here.
Nominations will close on Friday April 11, 2014.
To view a list of past winners, please click here.