"It is up to us to make the 20s a golden decade for equal opportunities, diversity and participation. This is what BeyondGenderAgenda stands for. And that is what the Audience Award category of the German Diversity Awards stands for. It stands for the many different facets of diversity and inclusion. Because even if there is still a lot to do. They do exist: The outstanding examples, the lighthouses, the role models and great initiatives in authorities and parties, in clubs, associations and, above all, in companies. They show that diversity, in terms of gender, origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation and identity, leads to greater success in overcoming the major social, economic and technological challenges. And that's exactly what we want to distinguish!"