The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Sara Blakely

Nominated in Innovator of the Year

About Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely has found her life’s calling in supporting women. The now-billionaire founder and owner of Spanx has become a powerful force for female entrepreneurs, having an inspiring, self-made career story of her own. Sharing candid reflections about her fears and embarrassments on her path to success, Sara’s powerful real-life feed give her social following of over 300K followers hope and inspiration. Her long-dedicated philanthropy as the first female billionaire to join the “Giving Pledge” saw her agree to donate over half of her wealth to charity.

Sara Blakely's best work on social