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June 16, 2016

Presenting the Shorty Social Good Awards

A new awards program to honor the social good initiatives brands, agencies & nonprofits are taking on to make our world a better place. Early entries due July 14th at 11:59 PM/ET!

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May 24, 2016

#ShortyStories with Deepica Mutyala

This month join us for Deepica Mutyala's story! As a little girl growing up in a South Asian community in Texas, Deepica Mutyala stood out for two reasons: her love of beauty and her obsession...

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Bruce Henderson, Chief Creative Officer of Jack Morton Worldwide, joins the Real Time Academy!

October 21, 2016

Welcome Bruce Henderson to the Real Time Academy! Bruce will join our Marketing Jury, responsible for judging entries in our Brand & Organization competition...

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Andrea Chen, Executive Director of Propeller, joins the Real Time Academy!

September 20, 2016

Welcome Andrea Chen to the Real Time Academy! Andrea will join our Global Issues Jury as a judge for the Shorty Social Good Awards.

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