WellPoint, Inc. receives 2010 Diversity Leader Award

INDIANAPOLIS — WellPoint, Inc. has received a “2010 Diversity Leader Award®” in the January/February issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal for demonstrating outstanding diversity communication practices during the past year.

WellPoint continues to be recognized among the nation’s leaders in diversity and inclusion practices and has received multiple honors in recent years including recognition as a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc; a Top Company for Executive Women by the National Association of Executive Women; a Top 50 Company for Latinas according to LATINA Style Magazine; Innovation in Multicultural Health Care Award by NCQA; a Top 50 Employer by Equal Opportunity Publications, CAREERS and disABLED Magazine; Best Company for Blacks in Technology by Black Data Processing Associates & WorkplaceDiversity.com; and WellPoint CEO Angela Braly was the recipient of the 2009 CEO Diversity Leadership Award.

“We are pleased and proud to be recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of the recipients of the 2010 Diversity Leader Award®,” said Linda Jimenez, Chief Diversity Officer and vice president, Diversity & Inclusion, WellPoint, Inc.  “WellPoint continues to innovate and implement diversity and inclusion policies that expand opportunities for our associates and allow WellPoint to more effectively conduct business and communicate with members in our affiliated health plans.  One way we are able to develop unique diversity approaches and practices is by engaging our associates in the process and relying on their insights and input.  WellPoint is grateful for the award and we will continue to strive to improve diversity and inclusion at WellPoint, as well as among the businesses with whom we collaborate.”

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