12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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.

From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards

Generation Beyond

Entered in Education

About this entry

Generation Beyond is a first-of-its-kind, national education program designed to inspire the next generation of innovators, explorers, inventors and pioneers to pursue STEM careers through the lens of space exploration and aviation. Travel behind the scenes of Lockheed Martin with virtual field trips designed to meet teams doing cutting edge work. Learn about their careers and bring STEM to life with interactive activities and classroom resources developed by Discovery Education.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

In 2018, Generation Beyond launched the High School Aviation content that featured:


Since the entire Generation Beyond program started in 2016, it has reached more than 5,685,952 students, with the Aviation curriculum reaching approximately 1,250,996 students since its own launch in October 2018. In 2018 alone, 125,000 students interacted with Aviation program videos and an estimated 281,000 students tuned in to the Aviation virtual field trip.


Produced by

Discovery Education


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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.