Abigail Geisinger Diversity Champion Leadership Award
This award recognizes an individual exhibiting extraordinary efforts or initiatives in facilitating professional opportunities for diverse professionals; contributing significantly to promoting diversity, inclusion and belongingness at Geisinger; and supporting the purpose and values of caring, kindness and excellence.
Exceptional Achievements in Diversity and Inclusion
In September 2017, the inaugural Abigail Geisinger Diversity Champion Leadership Award was presented to Amy Brayford, executive vice president, chief of staff and chief human resources officer. She was recognized for her role in championing numerous diversity initiatives, including the implementation of domestic partner benefits and employee education programs as well as recruitment and retention initiatives. She also led the launch of three employee resource groups and the rollout of the Health Equality Index across Geisinger's inpatient facilities.