Introducing The Anthem Awards
Brought to you by The Webby Awards, The Anthem Awards honors the purpose & mission-driven work of people, companies, and organizations worldwide. By amplifying the voices that spark global change, we’re defining a new benchmark for impactful work that inspires others to take action in their own communities.
In light of this critical mission and to celebrate the launch of this new award platform, Pharrell Williams was presented an inaugural Anthem Achievement Award at this years Webbys ceremony in order to honor his dedication to philanthropic work in education and entrepreneurship. Read more about his work in the feature below!
Sarah Kate Ellis
President and CEO of GLAAD
Sarah Kate Ellis was named President and CEO of GLAAD in early 2014 after a successful career as a media executive. In short order, Ellis refocused GLAAD’s crucial advocacy to accelerate acceptance of the LGBTQ community through various compelling and effective initiatives, campaigns, and programs.
Founder of Girls Who Code
Reshma began her career as an attorney and activist. In 2010, she surged onto the political scene as the first Indian American woman to run for U.S. Congress. During the race, Reshma visited local schools and saw the gender gap in computing classes firsthand, which led her to start Girls Who Code. Reshma is also the author of Brave, Not Perfect–a movement rooted in her experience, TedTalk, book, and podcast encourging women to live their bravest, fullest lives.