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Dr. Anand is the recipient of many accolades including:


  • The Mosaic Woman Leadership Award

  • The Women’s Foodservice Forum Trailblazer Award

  • The Maryland International Business Leadership Award

  • The American Institute for Managing Diversity’s Individual Leader Award

  • Webster University’s Women of Influence Award

  • The Who’s Who in Asian American Communities Award (WWAAC)

  • Ascend’s Inaugural Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

  • The Diversity Leadership Star Award by Diversity Woman

  • Working Mother Media: Women of Legacy Award

  • Diversity Women Media - Inclusion Hall of Fame 2021

  • LeadersHum Top 30 Diversity & Inclusion Leaders You Must Follow in 2022

  • Inclusion Magazine Inclusion Hall of Fame 2022

  • Hive Learning DEI Influential Leaders 2022 North America

  • d&i Leaders Inspirational List 2022

Under Dr. Anand’s leadership, the Sodexo brand has become synonymous with leadership in diversity, corporate responsibility and wellness. In recognition of Sodexo’s accomplishments, the company has received the following accolades:

  • Catalyst Award 2012

  • Ranked in the top 10 of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity for 11 consecutive years and inducted into DiversityInc’s inaugural Hall of Fame

  • Named Global Sustainability Industry Leader in its sector for the 14th year in a row by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

  • Ranked as the top-scoring company in its sector in the RobecoSAM ‘Sustainability Yearbook’ for 12 consecutive years

Corporate America (not just Sodexo!) is so fortunate to have learned and gained from your counsel, input, judgement and passion. Your impact and voice are felt everywhere, and have literally changed the culture of workplaces globally.

Susan Johnson
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
The Hartford

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