4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is on August 28th, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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#BalanceForBetter - Gender Equality in Saudi Arabia
With advancements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the implementation of Vision 2030 - a series of economic and social reforms to drive progress across the nation, the kingdom is currently witnessing a new era filled with hope towards social and economic progress. Among the many announcements defined in Vision 2030 is a determination to reinforce the co...
#BiasCorrect
Catalyst — a global non-profit  whose mission is to help create workplaces that work for women—discovered through their pioneer workplace research that unconscious gender bias is at the heart of gender inequality. Currently this systemic issue is one of the leading reasons we’re still 202 years away from achieving equality and because it’s unconscious eve...
Closing the Crop Gap
Through “Closing the Crop Gap,” we set out to raise awareness about issues related to the Crop Gap, highlight the importance of closing it, create content that evokes an emotional connection with our audience with an incentive for them to help be part of the solution and increase awareness of the brands involvement with sustainable agriculture, our commit...
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Portraits Campaign
In 2008, Goldman Sachs (GS) launched the 10,000 Women program (10KW) to provide women entrepreneurs around the world with a business and management education, mentoring and networking opportunities, and access to capital. To date, the initiative has reached over 10,000 women from across 56 countries and has resulted in immediate and sustained business gro...
Me Too Movement - Terry Crews PSA
We were honored to partner with Deutsch and Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too Movement, to bring stories to life that will hopefully inspire both survivors and supporters within the movement. Since the movement first got off the ground, we were heartbroken by the accounts that were being shared. The sheer volume was, and still is, eye-opening. When Deut...
Project #ShowUs
Worldwide, 70% of women — inclusive of all female-identifying and non-binary individuals — say they still don’t feel represented in media & advertising. Many images continue to impose unrealistic beauty standards that present a narrow view of who women are, what they should look like, and what they can/can’t achieve. Every day, women’s health, relationshi...
The Wage Gap: A Scary Truth
On average in the US, women earn about 80 cents for every dollar men make and women of color make even less. And while the public is increasingly aware of the wage gap between men and women, awareness alone hasn't moved the needle. To end wage inequality, The Women's Foundation works to do more than just inspire conversation. They're dedicated to creating...

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 Shorty Social good awards regular deadline is on august 28, 2019.