Weber Shandwick’s Judith Harrison Honored by New York Women’s Agenda with STAR Award
NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2011 – Judith Harrison, senior vice president, Staffing and Diversity & Inclusion at Weber Shandwick, was recognized by New York Women’s Agenda (NYWA) for her career-long commitment to building a multicultural workforce that supports the personal and professional success of employees. The ceremony took place at the annual STAR Breakfast today at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
New York Women’s Agenda (NYWA), founded in 1992, is a coalition of 100 women’s professional and advocacy organizations whose collective voices amplify its core mission to support the diversity and interests of New York women through collaboration, advocacy and education. NYWA’s annual STAR Breakfast brings together New York’s most influential leaders to honor those who have dedicated their time and energy to enrich and enhance New York City’s community of women and families.
Harrison, with more than 15 years of experience in public relations recruitment and human resources, was chosen for this honor due to her longtime efforts championing diverse and inclusive workplaces.
“Creating an inclusive and diverse workplace is at the forefront of our firm’s priorities and a commitment of great importance. We are proud of Judith for her dedication to further our impact and advance our mission of creating a diverse and inclusive work environment,” said Andy Polansky, president of Weber Shandwick.
“I am honored to be recognized by this pioneering organization which advocates for diversity and inclusion – a cause that is especially meaningful to me on both a personal and professional level,” said Harrison.