Recognizing Boardroom Diversity

Submit Your Nomination by Monday, March 18.

The NACD NXT™ Recognition Awards recognize boards that have made transformative efforts in the oversight of diversity and inclusion. The call for nominations is now open for the 2019 awards.

Begin the process by submitting a nomination for your own board or another board that inspires you.  Once submitting the form, you will receive instructions to complete the nomination.

Submit your nomination

The winner in each category (small-cap, mid-cap, large-cap, small-private, large-private, or nonprofit) will be publicly announced at the NACD NXT Recognition Gala at NACD’s annual Global Board Leaders’ Summit on Monday, September 23, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC.


  • NACD membership is not required to nominate a board or to be nominated for recognition.
  • More than one nomination may be submitted for the same award category.
  • Previous winners cannot be nominated again.


Thank you to the following NACD NXT partners:

Founding, Lead Program, and Content Contributor:

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Program and content contributors:


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  • Semler Brossy Logo