HPGM has given out leadership awards since 2003. These awards recognize Hispanic leaders and the organizations who support them. They are designed to honor individuals who have exhibited leadership, achievement, and responsibility, in the field of diversity. Nominations are accepted from the business and broader community and the selections are made by an independent committee. The winners will be honored at the 2017 HPGM Annual Meeting on Friday, August 25th.
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Click the picture to watch our 2016 award winners video.

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Click here to see a list of past HPGM award winners.

 

Criteria for Eligibility

Individual must:

- Be of Hispanic heritage (with exception of Ally Award)

- Have not received an HPGM award in the past

- Have a proven track record of community engagement

- Exemplify HPGM's mission, by serving as a role model for young Hispanics

- Reside in the state of Wisconsin

Please note: Current HPGM members of the Board of Directors are ineligible.

 

Corporation must:

- Demonstrate a commitment to developing Hispanic talent within the organization, in alignment with the HPGM mission

- Have Hispanic leadership within the organization

- Have not received an HPGM award in the past

- Have offices and conduct operations in the state of Wisconsin

 

Award Categories

Future Leader: An emerging professional with less than ten years in their field who is going above and beyond his/her peers to strengthen both their company/organization and community

Executive Leadership: A Senior Executive who exemplifies vision, innovation, leadership and top performance in their organization and industry

Entrepreneurial Excellence: A business founder who exemplifies vision, business growth, job creation, and innovation

Community Leader: An inspirational leader who is strengthening our community through their extraordinary volunteer work or position in a not for profit organization

Public Sector: Individuals whose leadership and innovation have led to significant improvements in the public sector, while inspiring others to serve

Student Leader: An undergraduate or graduate student who is excelling above their peers in both academics and volunteerism

Corporation of the Year: A company who has exemplified an extraordinary commitment to supporting the upward mobility of Hispanics

HPGM Ally Award: A non-Hispanic individual who is committed to the promotion of diverse talent in their organization, industry, and/or community

* Awards are given based on application pool, all categories may not be awarded every year

 

Tips for the Nominator

- Tell us why you think the nominee is deserving of the award.

- Provide specific examples of achievement and/or leadership related to the award category.

- How have his/her efforts positively affected their organization and/or community?

- Tell us a story that showcases the nominee’s abilities, talents and character.

- Nomination should be a minimum of 500 words

 

Candidates will be evaluated on the quality of nominations submitted, not the quantity.

Nominations are due on Friday, June 16, 2017.