Payal Salsburg is appointed to the steering committee of the Boston Bar Association’s 2023 Beacon Awards for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The Beacon Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are forging innovative paths toward a more diverse, equitable and inclusive profession and the greater legal community. The committee work to select honorees and also handle fundraising for the event. The committee will select honorees for the following categories:
Empowerment Award: Awarded to a powerful advocate that works to create systemic change in the wider community by amplifying the voices of underrepresented groups and advancing civil rights, access to justice, and/or diversity, equity, & inclusion.
Voice of Change Award: Awarded to a luminary leader in the legal community who has forged a new path and has played an extensive role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the profession.
Corporate Champion: Awarded to an in-house legal department that has been a leader in internal or external projects and practices that promote a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive legal profession.
The 13th annual Beacon Awards for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion takes place in January 2023 at Artists for Humanity.