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 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Diversity & Inclusion

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that seeks to include people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives and to create a collaborative, supportive, and respectful environment that increases the participation and contribution of all members involved. Submissions may include CSR programs, promoting volunteerism, employee engagement, and learning and development initiatives, alongside campaigns promoting the aforementioned.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
"A Show of Hands"
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) wanted to play its part in helping to combat racia…
#stage13supports Asian-Owned Restaurants During the Pandemic
When COVID-19 spread through the United States, it stirred up so much irrational bias and distain f…
finalist
AMC Networks Black History Month PSA Campaign
Since 2014, AMC Networks has raise awareness around the historical importance and modern-day signif…
finalist
Backpacks for a Bright Future: Effectv Helps Kids in Need
In 2019, there was an estimated 15 million American children living in poverty. As a result, school…
Beating the Odds
Our objective for this series was to tell the stories of and celebrate the strength, determination …
Chella Man: Breaking barriers through language
In The Know’s mission is to improve the lives of our Gen Z audience by amplifying unheard voices. O…
Chella Man: How to overcome feelings of otherness
In The Know’s mission is to improve the lives of our Gen Z audience by amplifying unheard voices. O…
Defend Different
At PEMCO Insurance, we are proud of our deep history of diversity and inclusion. We are constantly …
winner
Dragged: Queen Unique
As an Afro Latina model, activist and influencer with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia, Jani…
Goldman Sachs Launch with GS Initiative
Launch With GS is Goldman Sachs’ $500 million investment strategy grounded in the belief that diver…
finalist
Google Pixel Creator Labs
Reports released in 2019 determined that even with the drive for inclusivity at major US museums, o…
finalist
gold honor
Google for Startups: Amplifying the voices of underrepresented founders
A fourth-generation Mexican-American LGBTQIA+ woman in Fresno, CA, creating thousands of tech jobs …
Legendary Ballroom Kits
We looked to drive awareness, buzz and tune-in across the LGBTQ+ and larger ball community to promo…
Lifers: Joan Meyers Brown
In current culture, millennials move from job to job in order to climb the ladder. The average time…
finalist
Lift Every Voice: Black History Month
Celebrate and honestly reflect the experience of modern life through the lens of the Black communit…
finalist
The Greatness of Girls
A recent study revealed that when girls turn 8 years old, something strange and alarming begins to …
The Unified Generation
The Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program is aimed at promoting social inclusion in ele…
We're Here WERQkits
We aimed to drive awareness and buzz among the LGBTQ+ community and allies to promote the premiere …