Deadline extended for The Drum’s inaugural 50 under 30 in US

The nomination deadline for The Drum’s first-ever 50 under 30 in the US has been extended until June 19, meaning there’s still time to nominate young women across the country who excel in creative roles.

For the past three years, The Drum has been honoring women in the UK and around the world through its 50 under 30 series. The US version of this award focuses on the achievement of women in creatively-led roles.

50 under 30 is open to creatives working in all corners of the industry — marketing, advertising, tech, design, digital or media. Specifically, The Drum will be looking to highlight women who have pushed the creative envelope in their respective fields.

To mark this honor's first foray into the US, The Drum will choose one winner from each state.

Nominate these talented individuals for consideration by filling out the award form before the extended June 19th deadline.

A panel of esteemed, soon-to-be-named judges will help The Drum determine the winners.

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Minda Smiley

Minda Smiley is a reporter at The Drum covering creativity and advertising. Based in Philadelphia, she oversees creativity coverage in North & South America and runs The Drum’s weekly “US Creative Works” roundup. During her time at The Drum, she has covered industry events including SXSW, ANA Masters of Marketing, 4A’s Transformation and C2 Montréal and has interviewed dozens of creatives for The Drum’s “What does it take to be a great creative?” video series.

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