Thinking about nominating a Future Leader?

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Information about past Future Leader Awards: Check out articles on our past programs below to learn more about the coverage you can expect when you nominate a finalist or winner.

2021 Coverage

DECIEM and Refinery29’s Unbothered are among the 2021 Future Leader Awards 2021 winners:Digiday Media is thrilled to recognize the winners of the 2021 Future Leader Awards. Hailing from agencies and brands, publishers and retail, this year’s honorees represent six individuals who are not only setting the bar remarkably high as they build their careers — each is clearly leading in the present, already — they’re also innovating and succeeding at standout side hustles that are moving needles for markets across industries.

IPSY and Huge are among 2021 Future Leader Award nominees: As our judges look back on the past year and recognize the best of the best — including multiple nominees from IPSY and Huge — the full list of finalists follows.

2020 Coverage

2020 Future Leaders Awards winners hail from PepsiCo, PopSugar and Allbirds: 2020 Future Leader Awards, which recognize the next generation of leaders across media and marketing, fashion, beauty and retail, go to Mike Jeong of PepsiCo, Gwendolyn Rahn of PopSugar and Hana Kajimura of Allbirds. 

Digiday announced finalists for its 2020 Future Leader Awards: Candace Payne and Nelly Mensah of Sephora, Gabby Nastri of 360i and Mike Jeong of PepsiCo are just some of the 46 industry professionals who have been short listed for Digiday’s Future Leader Awards in seven different categories.

2019 Coverage

January Digital and Food52 execs are 2019 Digiday Future Leaders: Roxana Zadeh of January Digital and Kristina Wasserman of Food52 are two of eight 2019 Digiday Future Leaders — a group recognized in the industry for forward-thinking and displays of leadership both within and above the scope of their role.

Execs from Bleacher Report, PMG and Insider named Digiday Future Leader Awards finalists: Susi Park of Bleacher Report, Tony Manfred of Insider and Carly Carson of PMG are shortlisted in the first-ever Digiday Future Leader Awards.