9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Voting & Entries for Influencers, Brands and Organizations are now closed! Stay tuned for finalist announcements.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Nominated in Sports

About Ibtihaj Muhammad

Sabre fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad represented the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, the first Muslim woman to do so while wearing a hijab. She earned bronze in the Team Sabre event, making her the first American Muslim woman to bring home a medal, too. Ibtihaj took up fencing because it was a sport that allowed her to cover in a way that her religion would allow, and has now become a role model to female and Muslim athletes everywhere. Her fearlessness has led her to collaborate on social media with many brands who appreciate her strength and fortitude, like Gap and Visa. Ibtihaj continues to take to her popular feeds to discuss important issues that she and other people of color face today.

Ibtihaj Muhammad's best work on social

https://www.instagram.com/p/BJLfUDlhRC4/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BJJYYcRB4uf/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BIsT8TYBDzv/ https://twitter.com/IbtihajMuhammad/status/762368414601981953/photo/1 https://twitter.com/IbtihajMuhammad/status/708722250980012034

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.