BOSTON (Sept. 25, 2020) – National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) presented Liberty Mutual Insurance with its 2020 Silver Torch Award in recognition of the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. The Silver Torch is NBMBAA’s annual award that is presented to a company in recognition of the “great gains the company has made to promote equal opportunities which challenge minority professionals.”
“It is particularly exciting to be receiving this honor during NBMBAA’s 50th anniversary year,” said Liberty Mutual Insurance Senior Vice President and Global Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dawn Frazier-Bohnert. “Liberty Mutual has been in partnership with NBMBAA for many years, which has paid dividends for us as we have hired some amazing talent through our relationship. At Liberty Mutual, we are committed to accelerating meaningful change by building on a strong diversity and inclusion foundation and continuing to create a diverse talent and leadership base across our organization. This award only reinforces that commitment and fuels our efforts.”
Liberty Mutual’s diversity and inclusion framework spans talent, development, the work environment, customers and communities, and communications. To activate on this framework, we have an array of programs and initiatives that include: partnerships with professional associations and other nonprofit organizations that are a key source for identifying talent; unconscious bias awareness and inclusion eLearnings to help employees disrupt bias and strengthen inclusion; and race and ethnicity collaboration workshops, resources and speaker series for managers and employees.