Diversity Woman Magazine Announces Recipients of “Stars Who Mean Business Peer Awards

National Harbor, Maryland, October 3, 2013 ¬– Diversity Woman Magazine presented its “Stars Who Mean Business Peer Awards” during their evening reception at the 2013 National Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Resort & Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

Recipients of the 2013 Stars Award in alphabetical order include:

Candi Castleberry-Singleton, Chief Diversity Officer, UPMC – Peer Star

Patrick Finn, Senior Vice President, U.S. Public Sector Organization, Cisco – Leading Star

Sandy Harris, Vice President for Corporate Diversity Strategy & Internal Operations, Sodexo – Peer Star

Jackie Glenn, Global Chief Diversity Officer, EMC – Super Star

Pamela McElvane, CEO, P&L Groups – Strategic Star

Shari Slate, Chief Inclusion and Collaboration Strategist, Cisco – Super Star

Nadine Vogel, Founder, Springboard Consulting – First Star

The awards recognize, celebrate and honor individuals whose work, passion, commitment and results have made a positive impact in advancing the field of diversity and inclusion. “The ‘Stars Who Mean Business Peer Awards’ honors diversity executives who share Diversity Woman magazine’s vision and commitment to support the leadership and executive development of women of all races, cultures and backgrounds,” says Sheila Robinson, conference founder, publisher and CEO of Diversity Woman Media.

“We are excited about the recipients of the ‘Stars Who Mean Business Peer Awards,’ excited to be honoring people who make a difference every single day, regardless of whether they are applauded,” says selection committee chair Anise Wiley-Little, former AllState executive and author of the book, Profitable Diversity. “Each recipient has made a tremendous contribution. They surpass the criteria of understanding their craft and how diversity drives business results, being generous with their knowledge, giving back to the community, embracing their peers and making sure they are successful as well.”

Publisher Robinson emphasizes that what differentiates this award from others in the field is that the recipients are nominated by their peers and selected by their peers.
Diversity Woman Magazine (www.diversitywoman.com) is recognized as the No. 1 magazine for supporting leadership and executive development for women of all backgrounds. It is distributed nationwide in Barnes and Nobles stores and some specialty newsstands. The publication, website and events support employee retention, recruitment and executive development.

For more information about Diversity Woman Magazine and the “Stars Who Mean Business Peer Awards,” visit www.diversitywoman.com and/or email info@diversitywoman.com

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