Individual Awards

DEI Champion of the Year

Applications open until Friday 14 June

Recognising HR or Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) professionals who help create safe cultures and prioritise DEI in their organisation, demonstrating commitment to DEI in their organisation’s workforce, and ensuring all employees can feel a sense of belonging and achievement at work.

Criteria

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Leadership

How does the nominee demonstrate active and intentional leadership in DEI matters?

Impact

Impact

How as the nominee influenced and enacted change and initiatives resulting in significant and sustainable DEI outcomes.

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Networks and Relationships

How well does the nominee develop and invest in valuable networks and relationships with internal stakeholders and contributors?

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Consultation

How does the nominee empower employees to bring their ‘whole’ selves to work? What do they do to encourage employees in co-creation of DEI solutions?

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Credible Advocate

How does the nominee personally advocate in DEI matters and what do they do to employer others to bring about change within and beyond their organisation?

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Culture

How does the nominee contribute to achieving a safe workplace culture which allows respect and a sense of belonging for all employees?

Eligibility

Applicant must be a current AHRI member and hold an HR or DEI role in their organisation.

Cost

An application fee is payable for each Individual Award category entered, charged at $110

Applications open until Friday 14 June

Finalists Announced

Finalists will
be announced in October

Winners will be announced

Winners will be announced 6 December

At our celebration event in Sydney

Are you ready to apply?