Celebrating Trailblazers in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Austin!
Thank YOU for helping make DivInc's 4th Annual Champions of Change Awards a huge success!
More than 475 of you came to a sold-out event and helped us raise over $160,000!

2022 Champions of Change Highlights

2022 DivInc Champions of Change
Selection Committee

A selection committee, made up of diverse and distinguished leaders from around Austin will select honorees for the following categories: Executive of the Year, D&I Leader of the Year, Student of the Year, Champion of the Year, Investor of the Year, Rising Star of the Year and Non-Profit Leader of the Year. We will also have a People’s Choice Award that will be voted on by the public.

2022 Selection Committee

Clarissa Fuselier
Roman Gonzalez
Shaquille Gould
Lisa Graham
Mindy Gulati

Josh Jones-Dilworth
Grant Loveless
Jonathan 'Chaka' Mahone
Chas Moore
Farah C. Muscadin

Janice Omadeke
Matt Stephenson
Meme Styles
Nicole Taylor

2022 DivInc People’s Choice Award Nominee

We invite members of our community to submit a nomination on behalf of someone blazing a trail in diversity and inclusion in the Austin community in important ways, large and small.
2022 People’s Choice Award Nominations close February 15, 2022. See you next year!

2022 DivInc Champions of Change Awards

Preston L. James, II, DivInc CEO with first ever 2022 Champions of Change Awards Legacy Award Honoree, Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette. The award will bear Dr. Burnette’s name to commemorate her continued positive impact on the Austin community.

2022 Champions of Change Awards People’s Choice Honoree
Sharon Vigil (center)

Chief Operating & Equity Officer, Communities In Schools Ctrl TX

Support DivInc & Champions of Change

DivInc is a nonprofit 501c3 organization and all proceeds from DivInc’s Champions of Change will go directly to support the nonprofit's mission - to empower people of color and women entrepreneurs and help them build successful high growth businesses by providing founders with access to education, mentorship, and vital networks.

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

2022 Community Partners