THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Gender Equality

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that encourages and fights for equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities for all genders.

Nominees

#IPumpedHere
There is a serious lack of clean and comfortable pumping areas for breastfeeding working moms. In f…
#NoMoreLimits | Menstrual Hygiene Day India 2018
Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) celebrated on 28 May, was initiated by International NGO WASH Uni…
#SOUNDON
Viacom International's International Social Responsibility Team is as diverse a collective of indiv…
1-833-Mom-Tips
80% of moms in the US feel “mom shamed,” yet less than 1% change their parenting style because of i…
winner
A White Dress Doesn't Cover the Rape #Undress522
"A White Dress Does Not Cover the Rape" is a national campaign launched by ABAAD that aimed to abol…
Anu and Naveen Jain Women's Safety XPRIZE
The US$1 million Women's Safety XPRIZE was created by philanthropists Anu and Naveen Jain in respon…
Battle of the Sexes
During the September 2017 opening weekend of Fox Searchlight's "Battle of the Sexes," parent compan…
Change the World (360 Animation Video)
With the Change the World video, Sesame Workshop set out to highlight messages of girls' education,…
Claws S2 Social Good
TNT's Claws is about good women caught in bad places with worse men. It's the story of hardworking …
Google Made with Code
Girls start out with a love of science and technology, but lose it somewhere along the way. Researc…
Hidden No More
In October 2017, 21st Century Fox partnered with the U.S. Department of State to launch the #Hidden…
Jane Walker
Spirits marketing has not historically been a category associated with progressive causes or a focu…
LIFEWTR #ArtByAWoman
51% of today's visual artists are women, yet their work makes up less than 5% of permanent collecti…
finalist
NowThis x Paramount Network: WikiWomen Edit-A-Thon
American Woman is a Paramount Network show about feminism and identity, and centers around strong f…
RestaurantHER
Women represent only 19% of chefs, and 7% of head chefs, across the culinary world. Beyond that, wo…
She Will Be-Codella
Codella is a Miami based NGO that focus it's efforts in teaching coding to Hispanic girls from low …
SheIS x USTA Embrace All
In 1973, the US Open became the first of the Grand Slams to offer women equal prize money with thei…
finalist
silver honor
Smirnoff Equalizer
As a global brand, Smirnoff is challenged to remain relevant and equitable on a global scale. As a …
finalist
The Other Sanders
KFC is a progressive brand in a conservative countryKFC, a household Malaysian brand name, possesse…
The Scully Effect: Celebrating The X-Files’ enduring character Dana Scully and the scientific phenom
FOX's "The X-Files" is one of the longest-running and most iconic series in network television hist…
Universal Love
Love is universal; shouldn't love songs be too?We created Universal Love, a music album that reimag…
finalist
Visa "Money Is Changing"
The problem: The payment category has exploded in a "new ways to pay" arms race as new tech brands …
Warriors Who Code Challenge / A Wrinkle In Time
Fewer than 1 in 10 scientists and engineers employed in the United States are women of color. This …
Women in Coffee
Starbucks Reserve Abakundakawa is one of our most celebrated coffees. More remarkable than the coff…
finalist
gold honor
Zathu: Propelling a rising generation to forge a more equal Malawi
Malawi is a culturally diverse and beautiful country. It's also a country of deep inequalities and …