Voatz is recognized at the Inaugural Anthem Awards in the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Category.
February 28, 2022, Boston, MA: Voatz announced today that it has been named as a Bronze winner in the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion category at the Inaugural Anthem Awards.
Anthem Winners are selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Members includeDaniel Dae Kim (actor, producer, and activist); Ashley Judd (Author, Actor, and Social Justice Humanitarian); Mitchell Baker (CEO and chairwoman, Mozilla); Lisa Sherman (president and CEO, Ad Council), Sarah Kate Ellis (president and CEO, GLAAD); Renata Erlikhman (chief investment officer, OW Management); Shayla Tait (director of philanthropy, The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation); Russlynn Ali (CEO and co-founder, XQ Institute); Marc Ecko (chief commercial officer and board member, XQ Institute); Heidi Arthur (chief campaign development officer, Ad Council); and Alexis M. Herman (chair and chief executive officer, New Ventures, and former U.S. secretary of labor).
Voatz is committed to pushing the boundaries of accessible voting, creating the first of its kind blockchain-based smartphone voting app that is secure, private, auditable, convenient and resilient.
“It is our distinct honor to recognize the work that brands, organizations, and individuals are all making to create an impact in their community,” said Jessica Lauretti, Managing Director, The Anthem Awards. “We launched this platform to show the world that all corners of our culture, from sports and entertainment to business leaders and celebrities, are all standing up to say, it is time for systemic change and that social good is what we value as a society.”
“We are humbled and honored to be recognized for our work.” said Nimit Sawhney, the co-founder and CEO of Voatz. “We strongly believe that technology can play a significant role in making our voting process truly accessible for all. We are excited to embrace the opportunities that lie ahead.”
Winners for the inaugural Anthem Awards will be celebrated at the first annual Anthem Voices conference followed by a star-studded virtual Awards Show on Monday, February 28, 2022. Fans will be able to hear from social impact leaders during the day and then watch the show, featuring special moments, and hallmark speeches from all you and your fellow winners at www.anthemawards.com.
The Anthem Awards was launched in response to the prevalence social good has taken within the national conversation and cultural zeitgeist in recent years. The inaugural competition received nearly 2,500 entries from 36 countries worldwide. By amplifying the voices that spark global change, the Anthem Awards are defining a new benchmark for impactful work that inspires others to take action in their communities. A portion of program revenue will fund a new grant program supporting emerging individuals and organizations working to advance the causes recognized in the inaugural Anthem Awards.
Voatz is an award-winning mobile elections platform that leverages cutting-edge technology (including remote identity verification, biometrics and a blockchain-based infrastructure) to increase access and security in elections. Since 2016 Voatz has served nearly 2 millions voters across 87 elections with national/state/municipal governments, universities, towns, nonprofits, and major state political parties in for caucus/convention voting.