January 30, 2024
Lupus LA Announced as a Silver Winner in Podcast and Audio at The 3rd Annual Anthem Awards
LOS ANGELES — Jan. 30, 2024 – Lupus LA proudly announces its achievement as a Silver Winner in the Podcast and Audio Category at The 3rd Annual Anthem Awards. This prestigious recognition highlights Lupus LA’s dedication to creating impactful content that educates and supports the lupus community.
This year’s Anthem Award Winners were meticulously chosen from more than 2,000 submissions across 44 countries by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). The panel, comprised of diverse and intellectual leaders from the impact industry, recognizes outstanding work that inspires sustainable change globally. Among the esteemed IADAS members are experts like Heather Dowdy of Netflix, Alex Amouyel of Newman’s Own Foundation, and Noel Kinder of Nike.
Lupus LA’s podcast, #YourStoryOurFight, has been instrumental in providing a platform for sharing the real-life experiences of those affected by lupus. The podcast aims to shed light on the challenges faced by patients and caregivers, offering insights, resources, and hope to listeners worldwide.
“The Anthem Awards were born out of the desire to amplify and celebrate the voices that are creating sustainable change and to inspire others to take action,” said Patricia McLoughlin, General Manager of the Anthem Awards. “In a year where so much is at stake, it is incredibly important to recognize impact work and celebrate the progress happening globally. Congratulations to all of this year’s Winners.”
“We are deeply honored to receive this award, which affirms our commitment to educating and supporting the lupus community,” said Susan Bazarsky, Executive Director at Lupus LA. “Our podcast, #YourStoryOurFight, is more than just a series of episodes; it’s a lifeline for those seeking understanding and connection in their journey with lupus.”
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 is allocated to the Anthem Award’s grant program, The Anthem Fund. This year the Anthem Fund partnered with Billion Oyster Project to support their work to restore and conserve New York’s waterways.
About Lupus LA:
Lupus LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to finding the causes of and a cure for lupus while providing support, services, and hope to all who suffer from lupus. Lupus LA uses a variety of platforms, including educational and advocacy programs, to raise awareness and fund lupus research and patient services.
About The Anthem Awards:
Launched in 2021 by The Webby Awards, The Anthem Awards honors the purpose & mission-driven work of people, companies, and organizations worldwide. By amplifying the voices that spark global change, we’re defining a new benchmark for impactful work that inspires others to take action in their own communities. The Anthem Awards honors work across seven core causes: Diversity; Equity & Inclusion; Education; Art & Culture; Health; Human & Civil Rights; Humanitarian Action & Services; Responsible Technology; and Sustainability, Environment & Climate. Founded in partnership with the Ad Council, Born This Way Foundation, Feeding America, Glaad, Mozilla, NAACP, NRDC, WWF, and XQ.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites; Video; Advertising, Media & PR; Apps, Mobile, and Voice; Social; Podcasts; and Games. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received more than 13,500 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include Verizon, WP Engine, YouGov, Brandlive, Canva, NAACP, KPMG, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, MediaPost, Podcast Movement, and AIGA.