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9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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.

Valeisha Butterfield-Jones

About Valeisha Butterfield-Jones

Valeisha Butterfield-Jones is one of the most powerful female black voices out there today. She is the Head of Black Community Engagement at Google and the co-founder and CEO of Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN). While she’s worked for powerful men like Russell Simmons and Barack Obama, her mission has always been to break the glass ceiling. Her Twitter feed is a constant source of inspiration to women, especially black women, urging her tens of thousands of followers to band together and make a difference for the future young women of this nation.

Valeisha Butterfield-Jones's best work on social

https://twitter.com/valeisha/status/787454591872950276 https://twitter.com/valeisha/status/761935145502904320 https://twitter.com/valeisha/status/756160586497470464 https://twitter.com/valeisha/status/761337754085122050 https://twitter.com/valeisha/status/756323245373227008

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, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.