Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards
We are invested in becoming a DE&I leader in sport by providing access and opportunity for all.
DE&I Choice Award
The DEI Choice Award identifies two NGBs for the creation of a single diversity, equity and inclusion best practice or a series of diversity, equity and inclusion best practices. The USOPC DE&I Advisory Council narrows down the submissions to the top finalists. Three to five finalists are selected and distributed on the final ballot, which is open for NGB voting.
Advancing DE&I Award
Phased out in 2021, the Advancing DE&I Award recognized a NGB for work their work to increase internal representation of people of color and women. Increased representation was defined as the percentage of growth of underrepresented individuals within each organization and was based on annual diversity data reports. The NGB with the largest percentage increase was awarded the Advancing DE&I Award.