Northeast Chapter American Association of Airport Executives


2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award


The Northeast Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives (NEC/AAAE) Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion (DE&I) Award recognizes
airports and organizations who have
demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion
at their airport,
organization and/or in the aviation community. The purpose of
this award is to promote diversity, equity, and
inclusion integration
into aviation organizations and the aviation community.


 Areas of Achievement

To be considered for an award, applicants may be judged in areas of
achievement like the following criteria
  

General DE&I Achievement:

    • Demonstrates a commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion at their airport, organization and/or in the aviation community through training and collaborative partnerships
    • Demonstrates a commitment to creating a culture of inclusion within their areas of influence
    • Implements initiatives which cultivate/advance/model diversity, equity, and inclusion within the airport community
    • Demonstrates successful diversification of minority executive leadership 

Workforce Achievement:

    • Employee composition with clearly defined goals for broader employee diversity
    • Diverse representation at all levels of the organizational structure
    • Diversity, equity, and inclusion training for employees, including integration into other training programs

Business Diversity:

    • Innovative approaches to supplier diversity
    • Community outreach to diverse businesses
    • Collaboration or partnership with external organizations
    • Fosters Mentor-Protégé relationships

 Instructions for Submitting Nominations

Nominations must be completed and submitted by 11:59 PM ET on May 1, 2021
The awards ceremony will be held at the 2021 Annual Conference in August 

      The entry must include:

    • A completed nomination form
    • Demonstration of your organization's commitment to promoting and implementing diversity, equity and inclusion by providing evidence of the areas of achievement in the last twelve (12) months.  Written submissions must not exceed 500 words.
    • A written statement of no more than two pages from Senior Leadership affirming the organization's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

 Submission Process

Submit award nominations and entry documentation to the
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award Selection Committee through the form link below:

Click Here to Submit Application


Award Selection Committee:


Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Philadelphia

Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC)

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Philadelphia

NEC/AAAE DE&I Award Subcommittee