The Vanguard Awards recognizes an individual for his/her efforts to foster inclusion, equity and diversity in the workplace either in their current position or through their career. The nominee must currently work in a role that supports diversity in the building industry.
The Vanguard Awards recipient demonstrates an exceptional understanding of diversity and inclusiveness beyond the call of duty as represented by the following criteria:
- Enhances inclusion through positive communication between persons of different backgrounds.
- Develops innovative methods for increasing and valuing diversity through wide-ranging activities.
- Demonstrates outstanding efforts to promote an environment free from bias and discrimination.
- Organizes, creates and facilitates various community events promoting diversity, respect, and inclusiveness.
Use this form to nominate someone you feel is deserving of this recognition.
The deadline to submit a nomination is October 1, 2023.
The awards ceremony will be held at the Construction Industry Conference on November 14, 2023 at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Hermann Hall, 3241 S. Federal, Chicago, IL 60616.