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Help us identify and recognize the next 25 game-changers shaping the future of the internet to be more ethical, responsible and inclusive.

We'll choose five honorees across each of the five categories and celebrate them on all of our platforms later this year.


We’re recognizing the activists using the internet to drive social and political change. Nominate individuals using the internet to amplify their voices and make a difference in the world.



These are the engineers and technical people building the infrastructure of the internet. Nominate the builders shaping the technical side of the web, making it faster, more secure and accessible to everyone.



These are the creative forces creating innovative and thought-provoking digital artwork. Nominate artists who use the internet as their canvas to inspire others and rethink what's possible online.



These are the content creators using storytelling to build community online. Nominate the filmmakers, educators, comedians and social media creators inspiring their audiences and sparking important conversations.



This category is for the people shaping the policies and regulations governing the internet. Nominate the policymakers, lawyers and advocates who are fighting for an open, free internet.