AT&T’s* diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) with the 2011 Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award. Cindy Brinkley, senior vice president-Talent Development and chief diversity officer, accepted the award at CUP’s fourth Annual Leadership Gala in New York on April 7, 2011.
“We are honored by CUP’s recognition of our efforts to foster an inclusive workforce that’s representative of our customer base and where qualified professionals can make a valuable contribution to the company as well as achieve their own professional goals,” said Brinkley.
“We are thrilled to honor AT&T for setting the standard for corporate diversity and inclusion said CUP Executive Director, Chloe Drew. “AT&T embodies the spirit of the CUP mission: to effect transformative and meaningful social and economic change in New York and in the country,” she added.
The Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization whose members are leading minority and women professionals in finance, law, business, real estate, media and entertainment. CUP’s mission is to develop diverse business and civic leaders, empowering them to exert their influence, achieve their individual goals, and create collective impact.