(Newark, N.J.) – For the fourth consecutive year, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) has been named to the list of the 50 Best Companies in the nation for Latinas in the LATINA Style 50 Report. The report recognizes companies that provide the best career opportunities and work environments for Hispanic women in the United States.
For 2016, Horizon BCBSNJ climbs from #21 to #19 of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas. LATINA Style, Inc. highlights companies that have a dedicated effort to diverse recruitment and promotion initiatives. This year, LATINA Style Inc. paid careful attention to companies that have programs to recruit veterans and military personnel. Additionally, the Latina Style 50 Report identified companies that have increased their number of Latina employees, as well as companies whose total percentage of the top 20 percent of salary earners are significantly Latinas.
“Horizon is committed to a maintaining a workforce that looks like the richly diverse membership we serve, and to creating a path to career development and advancement for employees of all cultures and backgrounds,” said Alison Banks Moore, Chief Diversity Officer, Horizon BCBSNJ. “There is no better or more respected measurement of Horizon’s leadership in diversity for Latinas than the LATINA Style 50 Report.”
The LATINA Style 50 Companies will be honored during LATINA Style’s Awards Ceremony & Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. on February 9, 2017. More information regarding the LATINA Style 50 can be found 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