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UW Impact Awards

Our 25th Anniversary celebration will conclude at the 2020 UW Impact Awards. This awards program will recognize business, civic, and student leaders who are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in business. Held virtually, this year’s event will feature student performances and special guest appearances. This event is free, but we ask for your support to help us continue our work.

UW Impact Awards

December 3, 2020
5:15pm to 6:30pm

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Featured Speakers

Nigel Burton

Nigel BurtonPac-12 Networks & UW Foster Alum
Joanne Harrell

Joanne HarrellSr Director, Microsoft, UW Board of Regents
Chris Petersen

Chris PetersenFormer UW Coach & 2020 Fritzky Chair

The UW Impact Awards will be held virtually, and an event link will be provided upon registration.

The VIP reception will feature an esteemed speaker panel and will be available to donors of our online fundraising campaign.  Please consider donating during the UW Matching Days on November 18th and 19th.  Gifts made during these two days will receive a 50% match from UW Foster with a maximum match of $500.  You can sign up for a calendar reminder that will include a donation link for Matching Days by Click Here.


Recognizing Excellence

William D. Bradford Minority Business of the Year Award

Ezell’s Famous Chicken
This premiere award recognizes a leading minority-owned business in Washington State. The award is named in honor of the first African American Dean of the UW Foster School of Business.

Accenture Student Consultant of the Year Award

Jordan Crawford, Undergrad, UW Foster 2021
This award is presented to an undergraduate or MBA student who has demonstrated exceptional skills, leadership ability, and commitment to inclusion and diversity through their work with the Center.

Client of the Year Award Sponsored by Harborstone Credit Union

Advance Government Services
This award is presented to a business that has best utilized the Center’s programs to grow jobs and revenues.


Our Sponsors

  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Accenture
  • Harborstone Credit union
  • KeyBank
  • RedCloud Consulting
  • Thad Spratlen
  • T-Mobile
  • Union Bank
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Nesis Solutions
  • Perkins Coie
  • Retail Lockbox
  • 2a Consulting
  • Absher
  • Brooke and Shaun Spearmon
  • Clark Construction
  • Ezell’s
  • Hoffman Construction Company
  • Lease Crutcher Lewis
  • Leslie Lum
  • Mortensen
  • Sellen
  • The Gottman Institute
  • West Monroe Partners


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