Meet the 2021 Champion Awards Finalists


The first Black woman to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. A sexual & gender based violence activist who was invited to speak at the Vatican. The first Latinx founder, male or female, to raise $1M in Equity Crowdfunding.

These are just some of the incredible leaders that make up this year’s Champion Awards finalists. Selected by our elite Champion Committee from hundreds of nominees that YOU submitted, these awe-inspiring humans from all walks of life represent all that is good in the world.

Go on, get inspired – and don’t forget to give them your vote.

The Champion Awards are a grassroots celebration of good. Join us at the awards watch party and celebration on July 29th, 2021.

The Role Model Award

Brought to you by Seattle Bank

A role model demonstrates what is possible for ambitious women. They are someone with a long trajectory, demonstrated integrity and leadership in their field, who inspires other women to strive for greatness. Here are the finalists:

The Advocate Award

An advocate is an individual or organization that uses their public platform to promote and advance our causes.

The finalists are:

The Founder Award

Brought to you by Microsoft Azure

A founder has persevered in the face of adversity to launch and grow a business. Here are the finalists:

The Sponsor Award

Brought to you by Reverb People

A sponsor leverages their network and resources to help the people that they mentor advance and succeed in their career. Here are the finalists:

The Company Award

Brought to you by Cooley

This organization has built and uses its platform to support and advance women, forging meaningful outcomes and championing change in its industry as a whole. The finalists are: