Walt Disney World Resort Named ‘Corporate Ally of the Year’

20140425-MBAPIBA-3045-1024x682The Walt Disney World Resort was recently honored with the Corporate Ally of the Year at the Pride in Business Awards gala in Orlando.

The award was given by the Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando (MBA Orlando) which is Central Florida’s LGBT chamber of commerce.

The Pride in Business Awards recognizes businesses and individuals who promote diversity, equality, and inclusivity in the workplace in Central Florida.

Michael Jungen, director of parks and resorts development at Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts, accepted the award on behalf of the company and its cast members.

Jungen is also the executive champion for the PRIDE Diversity Resource Group at the Walt Disney World Resort. PRIDE serves gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and ally cast members.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by MBA Orlando, our partner in supporting diversity and business equality in Central Florida,” Jungen said. “For the LGBT cast members PRIDE represents, this award highlights the strength and inspiration that stem from our community partnerships.”


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