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SHORTLIST 2015

The 2015 European Diversity Awards shortlist is as follows:

CAMPAIGNER OF THE YEAR



      Jack Monroe - Poverty


      Juno Roche - Trans Rights


      Karen Ingala Smith - Domestic & Sexual Violence


      Liam Hackett - Ditch The Label


      Louisa Symington-Mills - CityMother & CityFathers


      Mohammed Zafran - Youth Sport


      Prem Goyal OBE JP - Leadership Opportunities


      Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE - Women




          SOCIETE GENERALE - CHARITY OF THE YEAR



              African & Caribbean Diversity


              Age UK


              Allsorts Youth Project


              L'Autre Cercle


              La Strada International


              Volunteering Matters


              Shabang!


              Young Dyslexics




                  HEATHROW - COMMUNITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR



                      BiPhoria


                      Diverse Futures


                      Give 'Em Hope Campaign


                      Positive 21


                      Race Equality Foundation


                      Sustainable Food In Urban Communities


                      Trans Men Support & Advice UK


                      Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE)




                          ROYAL AIR FORCE - COMPANY OF THE YEAR



                              Coca-Cola Enterprises


                              Maersk


                              Marriott


                              Pfizer


                              Standard Life


                              Swiss RE


                              Talengo


                              Vodafone Group Plc




                                  DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR



                                      Alison Berryman - Barclaycard


                                      Claudia Parzani - Linklaters


                                      Colin Campbell-Austin - The Telegraph Group


                                      Debra Searle - MIX Diversity Developers


                                      Fiona Cannon OBE - Lloyds Banking Group


                                      Kim Sawyer, US Embassy - Portugal


                                      Richard Chapman-Harris - Mott MacDonald


                                      Sheila Flavell - FDM Group




                                          UNITED HEALTH GROUP - DIVERSITY TEAM OF THE YEAR



                                              BBC Academy - Expert Voices Team


                                              HOLA Network - American Express


                                              HSBC Diversity Team


                                              Royal Air Force


                                              Scandic Hotels


                                              The Memorable Event - The Novartis Flashmob Core Team


                                              UBS Campus Recruitment Team


                                              Women For Sustainable Growth




                                                  UNILEVER - HERO OF THE YEAR



                                                      Ajaratu Bangura - Muslim Woman Food Bank


                                                      Andrea Palmer - BP Plc


                                                      Antoine Aoun - French Paraplegic Motivator


                                                      Dilys Price OBE - Disability


                                                      Hannah Winterbourne - British Army


                                                      John Campbell - Autism / Mental Health


                                                      Katherine Grantham - HSBC Balance Network


                                                      Rioch Edwards-Brown - So You Wanna Be In TV?




                                                          INSPIRATIONAL ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR



                                                              Alison Unsted - Hogan Lovell


                                                              Anita Krohn Traaseth - Innovation Norway


                                                              Azita Shariati - Sodexo


                                                              Charlene Brown - BNY Mellon


                                                              Emma Cusdin - Thomson Reuters


                                                              James Broderick - UBS


                                                              Julie Baker - RBS


                                                              Tracey Ford - JAGs Foundation




                                                                  HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS - JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR



                                                                      Alanna Jane Higginson - Gaia


                                                                      Aleem Maqbool - BBC News


                                                                      Assed Baig - Channel Four News


                                                                      Emma Barnett - The Telegraph


                                                                      Melaine Reid - The Times


                                                                      Nikki Fox - BBC, Disability News Correspondent


                                                                      Owen Jones - The Guardian


                                                                      Tulip Mazumdar – BBC News






                                                                              Barclays #FreedomTo Make A Statement


                                                                              BBC Local Apprenticeship Scheme


                                                                              Men Get Eating Disorders Too


                                                                              National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership


                                                                              Opening Doors London


                                                                              Robert Bosch Group "Stay Curious"


                                                                              #SwitchboardSelfie Campaign /LGBT Collaboration


                                                                              VisitSweden




                                                                                  MOST INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR



                                                                                      Arlanda Express


                                                                                      AT&T


                                                                                      BBC Local Apprenticeship Scheme


                                                                                      Marriott


                                                                                      MasterCard


                                                                                      PwC, Agnes Hussherr


                                                                                      Taxi020


                                                                                      UBS Junior Resource Development Council




                                                                                          OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE NETWORK OF THE YEAR



                                                                                              African Caribbean Network - Accenture


                                                                                              Womens Network - BNY Mellon


                                                                                              GLAM - Mckinsey & Company


                                                                                              GLEE@PwC


                                                                                              FLAGG - UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


                                                                                              HSBC Pride Network


                                                                                              Unity LGBT Network - EY


                                                                                              Young Persons Development Network - Standard Life




                                                                                                  SUPPLIER DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR



                                                                                                      Barclays PLC


                                                                                                      IBM Switzerland


                                                                                                      Connect to Success, US Embassy Lisbon, Portugal


                                                                                                      Enterprise Rent-A-Car