The Riley Institute is committed to elevating and celebrating champions of diversity. Individuals and organizations that actively include and engage underrepresented communities in leadership, education, and professional development opportunities are valued and recognized for their efforts in making South Carolina a better place to work and live.

Each year, the Riley Institute partners with the Greenville Chamber in the Upstate and Charleston Regional Business Journal in the Lowcountry to honor numerous individuals and organizations across industries making a positive difference through diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards

The Riley Institute partners annually with the Greenville Chamber and other chambers of commerce to celebrate outstanding contributions in diversity in the Upstate.

Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards

The Riley Institute is partnering with the Charleston Regional Business Journal to launch the Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards.