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2014 Hispanic Excellence Brillante Awards for Excellence categories

Each year the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) seeks nominations for those outstanding individuals, businesses, educational institutions,
and companies/government agencies whose endeavors coincide with the NSHMBA mission and directly benefit the advancement and recognition of
Hispanics and the Hispanic communities across the nation.

2014 Hispanic Excellence Brillante Award nominations are now open for the below categories:


BRILLANTE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE, CORPORATE/GOVERNMENT HISPANIC EXCELLENCE

This category recognizes a corporate or government partner who has a proven track record of success in the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce including the executive level. This corporation/government agency supports the NSHMBA mission and supports educational initiatives that impact the community they serve.

Particular attention is given to:

  • The Company/Agency’s sustainable efforts to recruit, hire, and retain a diverse workforce.
  • How well the company/agency has increased its representation of Hispanic professionals and executives.
  • The Company/Agency’s commitment and involvement in both the organization’s diversity efforts and their involvement with NSHMBA events in the past.
  • The Company/Agency’s diversity initiatives (including diversity council, employee resource groups, and internal and external communication strategies focused around these efforts).
  • The Company/Agency is a NSHMBA partner and advocates and supports the NSHMBA mission and initiatives.



 




BRILLANTE AWARD FOR EDUCATIONAL HISPANIC EXCELLENCE

This category recognizes a higher education institution that advocates on behalf of diverse communities and students. This candidate has successful educational programs dedicated to fostering Hispanics and preparing them for advanced educational, career and leadership opportunities. This institution must have a successful and proven track record in educational programs targeted at Hispanics. This institution has been a true example of advocating collaborative partnerships, and/or funding sources.

Particular attention is given to:

  • The institution’s role in advocating on behalf of diverse communities.
  • The institution’s activities that promote increased representation of underrepresented groups including sponsoring or promoting diversity initiatives (i.e. conferences, workshops, and services).
  • The institution’s historical success and accomplishments in fostering Hispanics, preparing them for advanced educational opportunities.
  • The institution’s partnership and/or relationship (i.e. including length of time and any mutual grants or funding sources) with NSHMBA and/or other non-profit educational initiatives/organizations.
  • The institution’s support network and initiatives designed to bridge outcomes for Hispanic students while promoting a seamless path from recruitment to graduation at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • The institution’s collaborative partnerships with NSHMBA and/or other non-profit educational initiatives/organizations that foster recruitment, retention, development, and graduation of minority students nationwide as reflected by their student demographics.
  • The institution is a NSHMBA partner and advocates and supports the NSHMBA mission and initiatives.

 



BRILLANTE AWARD FOR ENTREPRENEUR HISPANIC EXCELLENCE

This category recognizes an entrepreneur who exemplifies Hispanic leadership through their drive and success. This candidate also steps forward as an advocate for education and community collaborations that foster advancement in initiatives to empower Hispanics and assist them to further their educational and professional pursuits. This candidate advocates and supports the NSHMBA mission and initiatives.

Particular attention is given to:

  • The candidate must own 50% or more of a small or medium business.
  • The candidate’s achievements and success within their business.
  • The candidate’s leadership attributes and resource management skills that have advanced their business as well as NSHMBA’s mission and strategic goals.
  • The candidate’s commitment to social responsibility and giving back to their community, particularly in the area of educational and philanthropic initiatives supporting, cultivating and empowering Hispanics.
  • The candidate must be of Hispanic origin.



BRILLANTE AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE HISPANIC EXCELLENCE

 

This category recognizes a community leader that exemplifies Hispanic leadership through their drive and success. The candidate also steps forward as an advocate for education and community collaborations that foster advancement in initiatives to empower Hispanics and assist them to further their educational and professional pursuits. The candidate advocates and supports the NSHMBA mission and initiatives..

Particular attention is given to:

  • The candidate’s achievements and success within their business and the community at large, including any local, regional, or national recognition.
  • The candidate’s vision and passion and how well this message is conveyed to the Hispanic community.
  • The candidate’s commitment to social responsibility and giving back to their community, particularly in the area of educational and philanthropic initiatives supporting, cultivating and empowering Hispanics.

 


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