Awards & Honors

External Honors (highlights)

Woman Engineer Magazine (Spring 2012) -- Readers of Woman Engineer magazine, the most widely read recruitment magazine for female engineers nationwide, ranked Boeing No. 2 among the top companies in the United States for which they would most prefer to work.

Minority Engineer (Spring 2011) -- Asked to name employers who best provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups and for whom they would most like to work, readers of Minority Engineer again ranked Boeing their #1 company in the magazine's annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation (Fall 2010) -- For the fifth year in a row, Boeing has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for providing an inclusive, nondiscriminatory workplace -- achieving the top rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index. Released each fall, the report provides an in-depth analysis of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals magazine (Summer 2010) -- Readers of this magazine for diverse, high-tech professionals ranked Boeing among the top three companies (high-technology or otherwise) where they would most like to work or that they believe provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups.

Minority Engineer magazine (Spring 2010) -- Asked to name the employers (in both the private and public sectors) who best provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups and for whom they would most like to work, readers of Minority Engineer ranked Boeing the top company in the annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Careers & the DisABLED magazine (Winter 2009/2010) -- Readers again ranked Boeing among the top 10 employers for whom they would most like to work or believe provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities.

Women of Color in Technology (Oct. 2009) -- Ten Boeing women were honored at the 14th annual Women of Color Technology Awards Conference, held Oct. 29-31 in Dallas. Norma Clayton, Boeing vice president of Learning, Training and Development, received the organization's most prestigious award, Technologist of the Year.

Business Week Magazine (Sept. 2009) -- Boeing is one of the top 30 U.S. companies ranked as among the "best places to launch a career" for college graduates.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (Sept. 2009) -- For the fourth year in a row, Boeing has been recognized nationally for providing an inclusive, nondiscriminatory workplace -- achieving the top rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Released each fall, the HRC Foundation's CEI report provides an in-depth analysis of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals magazine (Summer 2009) -- For the second year in a row, readers of this magazine for high-tech professionals, published by Equal Opportunity Publications, have named Boeing the top employer in the United States. Diverse professionals were surveyed in 2008 and in 2009 to rank the companies and government agencies where they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups, and both times they ranked Boeing No. 1.

Equal Opportunity Magazine (Spring 2009) -- Boeing was ranked the #1 most preferred employer by readers of Equal Opportunity, the nation's first career magazine for minority college graduates. Readers were asked to name the companies they would most like to work for or believe provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups.

Workplace Equality Innovation Award (March 2009) -- Boeing's "cutting-edge" diversity and inclusion practices have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. One of only two companies to win the national Workplace Equality Innovation Award, Boeing was recognized for its transgender guidelines.

Careers & the DisABLED Magazine (Winter 2008/2009) -- Readers of Careers & the DisABLED Magazine ranked Boeing No. 7 among the top companies in the United States for which they would most prefer to work or believe provide a progressive environment for people with physical or mental impairments.

Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals magazine (Summer 2008) -- Readers of this magazine for high-tech professionals, published by Equal Opportunity Publications, named Boeing the top employer of 2008. Diverse professionals were surveyed to rank the companies and government agencies where they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups, and they ranked Boeing No. 1.

In addition, Boeing employees, managers and executives are regularly honored with awards from professional associations such as:

  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society awards
  • Asian American Engineer of the Year awards
  • Black Engineer of the Year awards
  • Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC)
  • National Society of Black Engineers awards
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Women of Color in Technology

diversity award Boeing presents companywide diversity awards to teams and individuals who are driving the successful integration of diversity, equity, and fairness principles into practices and processes. The awards are presented at the annual Diversity Summit. The three award categories are:

  • Change Agent Award
  • Process Improvement Award
  • Affirmative Action Award