Share Your Winning DEI Strategies: Deadline Nov. 3

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Join the ranks of other MBA commercial/multifamily member companies and share how your organization has gone above and beyond to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment. Don’t miss the opportunity to share what makes your DEI strategy one to be recognized.

The application deadline is November 3 at 5:00PM ET. Click here to apply.

“In our eighth year, we are looking forward to reviewing this year’s DEI Leadership Award submissions,” said Mortgage Bankers Association Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Amber Lawrence. “Many of you continue to intentionally foster an inclusive and employee-centric internal culture that encompasses the true spirit of belonging. You are also doing great work offering products and programs to promote and support the advancement of minority homeownership and affordable rental housing.”   

Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Submission

•             Tell us your company’s unique story. Be specific when completing your application. The goal is to show the impact of your DEI efforts.

•             Questions to consider. How did you select the strategy to be implemented? What was your baseline? Where did you see success or experience challenges?

•             Be specific. Include both qualitative and quantitative metrics to show the progress you’ve made because of implementing DEI programs and initiatives.

•             Be thorough and concise. Your submission should be no more than four pages. Capture the true nature of your company’s programs, strategies, and initiatives. Tell us what sets your organization apart.

•             Submit your application. Be sure to include your main point of contact on your application should we have questions.

View the full list of application tips to assist you as you prepare your entry! We look forward to receiving your entry and learning about your organization’s important diversity, equity, and inclusion work.

Questions: Contact MBA’s DEI Team.