Wendy Lewis, Chief Global Diversity Officer and VP Community Engagement, McDonald's Corporation (255482)
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The New York Urban League is celebrating its 15th Anniversary Champions of Diversity Awards Breakfast at The Plaza Feb. 12.

The event annually recognizes companies and respected leaders who have exemplary diversity practices in the areas of leadership, hiring and promotion, supplier diversity and philanthropy. The honorees have been selected in recognition of their commitment to diversity and the positive impact that their initiatives have had on the community. In addition, this year’s COD awardees are Wendy Lewis, global chief diversity officer and VP, Global Community Engagement, McDonald’s Corp.; Colgate-Palmolive; and TD Bank.

The COD Award for Exemplary Best Practices is being awarded to L’Oreal USA, Major League Baseball and Mount Sinai Health System for their continued work in diversity since previously being honored.