(Newark, N.J., August 28, 2014) – For the second consecutive year, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has been named one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas in the LATINA Style 50 Report.
LATINA Style Magazine identifies and recognizes companies that provide the best career opportunities for Hispanic women in the United States. This year more than 800 prominent companies in the United States were evaluated for the LATINA Style 50 Report. This survey paid special attention to companies with programs to recruit veterans and military personnel."Horizon is a national leader in cultivating a workplace that values diversity and professional development for Latinas," said Alison Banks Moore, Chief Diversity Officer, Horizon BCBSNJ. “We appreciate LATINA Style’s commendation and express special pride in being recognized for our programs that train and employ veterans and members of the armed forces.”
"The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most exhaustive study of corporate America's policies and opportunities for Latinas in the workplace. The companies listed on the report are the ones that truly are the best places for Latina professionals to work," said Robert E. Bard, president and CEO of LATINA Style, Inc.
An annual awards ceremony honoring LATINA Style 50 companies will take place on February 5, 2015, during LATINA Style’s Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. For more information regarding the LATINA Style 50, please visit the magazine Web site at www.latinastyle.com.
About Horizon BCBSNJ’s Diversity programs Horizon BCBSNJ has instituted many programs aimed at promoting diversity within the company including: paid minority internships and manager development programs, as well as a Diversity Council and minority leadership programs. To learn more about Horizon BCBSNJ and its diversity efforts, visit: www.HorizonBlue.com/diversity
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state’s oldest and largest health insurer, is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health services corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, serving more than 3.7 million members with headquarters in Newark and offices in Wall, Mt. Laurel, and West Trenton. Learn more at www.HorizonBlue.com
About LATINA Style magazine Now in its 20th year, LATINA Style magazine is the most influential publication reaching the professional working woman. LATINA Style broke new ground in 1994 by launching the first national magazine dedicated to the needs and concerns of the Latina professional working woman and the Latina business owner in the United States. For more information regarding LATINA Style please visit: www.latinastyle.com