(Newark, N.J., September 1, 2015) – Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) has once again been named one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas in the LATINA Style 50 Report that recognizes companies that provide the best career opportunities for Hispanic women in the United States.
For 2015, Horizon BCBSNJ climbs from number 24 to 21 of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas. The LATINA Style 50 Report has become the most prestigious analysis of corporate America’s efforts for promoting diversity and providing career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women.
“At Horizon we take pride in our commitment to diversity and our close ties with the multicultural communities we serve,” said Alison Banks Moore, Chief Diversity Officer, Horizon BCBSNJ. “We foster an inclusive work environment, which enhances the career development of our diverse workforce and improves our company’s ability to connect with and deliver service excellence to our diverse customers.”
"The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most exhaustive study of corporate America's policies and opportunities for Latinas in the workplace. The goal this year was to explore deeper into the business world and bring forth powerful and useful information on the increasing importance of recruiting professional Latinas," 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 4, 2016, 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
About 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 service corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is leading the transformation of health care in New Jersey by working with doctors and hospitals to deliver innovative, patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not quantity, of care patients receive. Learn more at www.HorizonBlue.com. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving more than 3.8 million members.
About LATINA Style Inc.
LATINA Style Inc., headquartered in Dallas, TX, is the publisher of LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman. The magazine has been published for over 20 years and has a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of nearly 600,000. The magazine is host of the LATINA Style Business Series, the LATINA Style 50 Report, the National LATINA Symposium, and the LATINA Style HERO Initiative. For more information regarding LATINA Style please visit: www.latinastyle.com