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This award is inspired by the outstanding leadership by the late U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Ronald H. Brown.  As the first African-American to serve as the Department’s Secretary, he was a staunch advocate for diversity and business expansion. The Award recognizes individuals who have achieved significant results in creating diversity and expanding minority business enterprise and who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the public or private sector.

This award is open to qualified nominees without regard to without regard to ethnicity.

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