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CORPORATION OF THE YEAR

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SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

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SUPPLIER DIVERSITY LEADER
OF THE YEAR

Anna Hakobyan

Anna Hakobyan
AstraZeneca

Danielle Izidoro

Danielle Izidoro
AstraZeneca

Sakar Khokhar

Sakar Khokhar
Boston Scientific

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Shirley Tang-Audritsh
Eli Lilly & Co.

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William Holmes
GlaxoSmithKline

John Taylor

John Taylor
Medtronic

Raul Suarez Rodriguez

Raul Suarez Rodriguez
Merck & Co.

Joyce Eggers

Joyce Eggers
Takeda

CATALYST OF THE YEAR

Steve Litzinger

Steve Litzinger
Amgen

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Ellen Plummer
Amgen

Phil Hayes

Phil Hayes
AstraZeneca

Paula Ribeiro

Paula Ribeiro
AstraZeneca

Tony Flemmich

Tony Flemmich
Bristol Myers Squibb

Trevor Boylston

Trevor Boylston
Boston Scientific

Emiko Kreklau

Emiko Kreklau
Eli Lilly & Co.

Susanna Webber

Susanna Webber
Merck & Co.

LINDA SECOLA VOLUNTEER
OF THE YEAR

Francesco Prandoni

Francesco Prandoni
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MILES CHURCHILL LYNNE

Lynn Churchill
Miles Printing

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David Ricciardi
Proximo

EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON
BUSINESS & HEALTHCARE

NUTRADE COOK-KAREEM

Kareem Cook
Naturade

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Camille
Chang-Gillmore

Boston Scientific

Raul Suarez Rodriguez

Raul
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Marck & Co.

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Jean-Manassè
Theagene

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Drexel

Drexel University

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2021.

Our annual Awards Program recognizes individual members, suppliers, and corporations that help advance small and diverse suppliers within life science industries.

Support our Awards Program by Nominating an Individual and/or Company for Recognition

  • Supplier Diversity Program Leader of the Year: This award is presented to a diversity leader from a life science corporation who demonstrates deep commitment to supplier diversity, advocates and advances awareness of small and diverse businesses at all levels of their organization. This individual has a tremendous focus on supplier development and is actively involved with different diversity business organizations. As a recognized leader in supplier diversity, this individual has earned respect from both industry peers and the supplier community with results to prove how they have contributed to supplier development and changing mindsets within their organization. Download Application
  • Catalyst of the Year: This award is given to a life science corporation representative not in the primary Supplier Diversity Leader role, but to someone who demonstrates support of supplier diversity and dedicates time to advocacy, outreach, mentoring and/or awarding contracts. Download Application
  • Corporation of the Year: This award recognizes a life science corporation that shows year over year improvement in supplier diversity initiatives, demonstrates a commitment to the development of small/diverse suppliers, and has been actively engaged with different diversity business organizations. Download Application
  • Supplier of the Year: This award is presented to a small/diverse supplier that has shown continued growth for the past 3-5 years, helped life sciences clients overcome challenges, improved operations and service offerings, contributed to the community, and has supported other small/diverse businesses through B2B initiatives. Download Application
  • Earvin “Magic” Johnson Business and Healthcare: In 2009, Earvin “Magic” Johnson was our keynote speaker and announced in his honor, Diversity Alliance for Science, would award a deserving recipient with this award. This award is presented to an individual, corporation, or organization that has demonstrated commitment to furthering diversity in the healthcare arena.  Nominees are identified and selected by Diversity Alliance for Science. Download Application
  • Linda Secola Volunteer of the Year: This award recognizes an outstanding Supplier volunteer who has consistently volunteered their services for various roles within Diversity Alliance for Science, whose unselfish and dedicated service to DA4S made a significant difference in the enhancement of the services and successful events provided by this organization to its members. Download Application

How to Submit a Nominee for an Award

If you are self nominating then you do not need to complete Question 1.

If you are being nominated or are nominating a company/ individual then you must complete Question 1, then send the remaining questionnaire to the person/company being nominated to complete the remainder of the application.

All Logos and Professional Photos in Hi Resolution must be submitted with the application.

Incomplete Applications will not be accepted.

Review the nomination application to identify the required qualifications. Complete as much of the form as you can, then coordinate with the nominee to obtain additional details and insights to strengthen the nomination.

Be sure to provide your nominee enough time to assist in the development of your nomination.

 

The 2021 deadline for awards nominations is June 28, 2021. Nominations must be submitted to dee@diversityallianceforscience.com by 4:00PM (PT) on the stated deadline.

The Awards Committee will review, consider and discuss the merits of each nomination, narrow the list of award finalists, then vote on the Award recipient.

Our Annual Awards will be presented and winners announced at our West Coast Conference taking place Sept. 13-16, 2021.

View past award winners.