CPR presented the 2020 Diversity Award to Gail J. Wright. A leader, advocate and mentor, Wright helped to establish CPR’s Employment Pathways program to further the inclusion of diverse neutrals on the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals.  She served as Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee, Executive Committee, Labor and Employment Section as well as associate counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. She is also the Diversity Co-Chair of the International Academy of Mediators, an international membership organization comprised of commercial mediators. Diversity Task Force Co-Chair Shira Scheindlin presented Wright with the award.

CPR presented the 2019 Diversity Award to international arbitrator Hon. Timothy Lewis (ret.), Of Counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis and Co-Chair of CPR’s Diversity Task Force, at CPR’s Annual Meeting, that took place Feb 28 – March 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C., during a luncheon ceremony on March 1.
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CPR presented 2018 Diversity Awards to international arbitrator Lucy Greenwood, and Special Counsel, Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris, France, Mirèze Philippe, at a ceremony held at CPR’s Annual Meeting, taking place March 8-10, 2018, in Atlanta.
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CPR presented the 2013 Diversity Award to Barry Leon.  The presentation was made on February 20, 2014 at a ceremony held at the Charleston Place, Charleston, South Carolina at CPR’s Annual Meeting.
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CPR presented 2011 Diversity Award to PD Villarreal.  The Award was presented on January 11, 2012 in New York City.
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CPR presented 2010 Diversity Award to Louise Barrington.  The Award was presented on January 11, 2011 in New York City.
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CPR presented 2009 Diversity Award to Laurel Pyke Malson. The Award was presented on January 14, 2010 in New York City.
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CPR presented 2008 Diversity Award to Marvin Johnson. The Award was presented on January 15, 2009 in New York City.
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