Diversity Programs

Judges' Report

Overall Advancement

11 entries

Silver Award

Rice University (TX) - NewsGathering: Diversity in the Digital Age

  • For 10 months, Multicultural Community Relations (MCR) in the Office of Public Affairs led the charge to plan a two-day conference focusing on the issue of diversity in the media and professional development of those from diverse communities who enter and/or work in the fields of journalism or public relations. MCR joined forces with seven journalism groups to organize NewsGathering: Diversity in the Digital age, a conference that took place at Rice University Oct. 2-3 2015 with as many as 250 people attending.

Alumni Programs

4 Entries

Silver Award

University of California, Los Angeles (CA) - EmPower Hour


  • Developed and organized by Diversity Programs in UCLA Alumni Affairs, EmPower Hour is a 1-hour monthly webinar series available to alumni worldwide. Focused on culturally relevant topics that pertain to issues of diversity, viewers will recognize themes with which people from all backgrounds trying to navigate a challenging world, can relate. The program aims to bring three alumni from three different cities together for a meaningful conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion.