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DALLAS -- The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s (AAFES) focus on diversity is being recognized again as LATINA Style magazine named the command as one of its LATINA Style 50 for 2009. The annual evaluation, which analyzes more than 800 corporations, identifies organizations that provide the best career opportunities for Hispanic females in the United States.
"It is a great honor for AAFES to be recognized on a national level for the work we do daily," said AAFES Western Region Senior Vice President Karen Stack, AAFES’ highest-ranking Hispanic woman. "This award further validates the importance AAFES places on diversity in the workplace."
Companies assessed for the Latina Style award were evaluated on issues that readers identified as most important to them in the workplace. Among the principal areas of evaluation were number of Latina executives, mentoring programs, educational opportunities, employee benefits, women’s issues, affinity groups and Hispanic relations.
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