2017 "Best-of-the-Best" Corporations for Inclusion
Named by NGLCC and Partners in the National Inclusion Consortium
The announcement of those honored with the Best-of-the-Best designation was made at the second annual Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala held at The Mayflower Hotel on April 26, 2017.
Bank of America, a Best-of-the-Best corporation, was the evening's presenting sponsor. Advocacy honorees included The Honorable Linda Sanchez
, Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus; entrepreneur and LGBT advocate Lisa Vanderpump
; and model and advocate for the deaf community Nyle DiMarco
. Washington Post columnist & MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart
served as Master of Ceremonies; Eric Ulloa
of Broadway's On Your Feet sang the National Anthem. Actress, performer, and activist Whoopi Goldberg
sent a congratulatory message and shared her commitment to promoting diversity.
Read the official announcement of the 2017 Best-of-the-Best list here