Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ, November 20,2023 – We Are Jersey, a trailblazing organization dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives, is delighted to announce its nomination for the prestigious DE&I Trailblazer Award by both the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey. This nomination serves as a testament to We Are Jersey's steadfast commitment to driving progress in critical areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion across the region.
The DE&I Trailblazer Awards, organized by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, aim to recognize companies that exemplify a commitment to "Walking the Walk" by showcasing substantial progress in key aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We Are Jersey has been nominated alongside esteemed companies and organizations, demonstrating its dedication to fostering inclusivity across various sectors.
The DE&I Trailblazer Awards acknowledge outstanding achievements in several categories, including Supplier Diversity, Board Diversity, Corporate Citizenship, Workforce Diversity, Access to Capital, and Emerging DE&I Influencer. We Are Jersey's nomination reflects its significant impact and leadership in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within these vital domains.
"We are truly honored to be nominated for the DE&I Trailblazer Award by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey," stated Bridget Papino, Founder at We Are Jersey. "This nomination highlights our ongoing efforts and commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive and contribute positively to our community."
We Are Jersey stands alongside distinguished nominees such as AmeriHealth, Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, and others, recognized for their remarkable contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within New Jersey.
The DE&I Trailblazer Awards ceremony scheduled for November 20, 2023 at Olde Mill Inn, will feature Wilbur C. Milhouse III, Chairman and CEO of Milhouse Engineering & Construction, as the esteemed Special Guest Speaker of the evening. We Are Jersey eagerly anticipates the event and extends gratitude to both Chambers for this nomination and the opportunity to further its mission of fostering inclusivity and equity.