13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best work for Developing Nations

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that provides resources to developing nations.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Be an Honorable Warrior: A campaign to end domestic violence in Cambodia
Objectives Create a bold, culturally resonant campaign to engage and educate Cambodian men about domestic violence, encouraging them to oppose it. Confront the 36% of men who've used violence against women, portraying it as "un-Cambodian", socially unacceptable and legally punishable.  Grow our online presence to influence…
Covid-19 Response from World Bank Group
As the Covid-19 outbreak erupted the World Bank Group moved fast to respond to this in our projects and programs across 100 countries. Our communications team needed to keep our stakeholders, partners, and global audiences informed, engaged and have access to the most current development work happening in this arena. New digital strategies were qu…
Expert Answers from the World Bank Group
“Expert Answers” is the World Bank Group’s flagship video series focused on the latest news and analysis in the international development sector, with a view to enlightening and entertaining a broad, cross-cultural, globally engaged audience. Each episode centers around a big topic in the world of global economics and poverty alleviation, with …
To develop a creative way to tell the story of the brand’s mission and foundation in an engaging and entertaining way on a day where giving back matters: Giving Tuesday.
Let It Shine
Yamba Malawi’s mission is to uplift vulnerable children by empowering communities to break the cycle of poverty and invest in their children. Working in some of the poorest communities in the world, we have developed a holistic, nuanced, and child-focused poverty graduation program that combines childhood wellbeing, entrepreneurship, and financial…


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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

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