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Nominations for the EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists 2022 will open in early 2022.

Our businesses are lacking in diversity with an absence of ethnic minorities and people of color within leadership. The celebration of successful minority ethnic role models and advocates is a powerful way to inspire and develop the next generation of diverse leaders.

The EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists supported by Yahoo Finance showcase the individuals who are breaking down barriers at work and working hard to smash the ceiling for people of color in United States and Canada, and ethnic minorities in the UK and Europe.

They aim to represent the wide range of impactful and innovative work being done for inclusion across different countries, organizations and sectors, and celebrate the diverse range of inspiring individuals who have made it their personal mission to make a difference.

If you know someone who deserves recognition for their work for inclusion then you can nominate them in three categories. We also invite potential Role Models to put themselves forward for consideration:

100 Ethnic Minority Executives

Senior people of color who are leading by example and removing barriers on the pathway to success for ethnic minority employees. The List will feature our Top 20 Ethnic Minority Executive Role Models alongside 80 other amazing ethnic minority senior leaders who are changing the face of modern business.

100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders

Inspirational people of color who are not yet senior leaders in an organisation but are making a significant contribution to ethnic minority inclusion in business. The List features our Top 20 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders alongside 80 other up-and-coming ethnic minority leaders who are making an impact for inclusion.

20 Advocates

Senior leaders who are not people of color but dedicated to creating a more diverse and inclusive business environment for ethnic minority employees at all levels.

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