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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Amanda Nguyen

Finalist in Activism

About Amanda Nguyen

Amanda Nguyen helped provide justice for millions of sexual assault survivors by preserving proof of her own. "I realized that I had a choice. I could accept the injustice or rewrite the law. And so I rewrote it." The force behind the Sexual Assault Survivors' Rights Act and founder of civil rights nonprofit Rise, "the most successful legislative reform movement in U.S. history," Amanda additionally galvanizes her impassions fans and supporters on social. With ongoing activism serving to raise awareness for #RiseUp campaigns, organizational and political achievements, media appearances, and celebrations of personal recognition, including Amanda’s 2019 nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Amanda Nguyen's best work on social