2018 SEEN Changemaker Awards


Do you know someone who’s making a difference in Metro Detroit?

Nominate your co-worker, friend, relative or neighbor for a SEEN Changemaker Award.

Categories include:

  • Art & Entertainment
  • Business
  • Civic Service
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Nonprofit
  • Philanthropy

The inaugural SEEN Changemaker Awards honor leaders in various fields in Metro Detroit. SEEN Changemakers can be nominated by anyone in the community. All nominees must be based in Metro Detroit and over age 18. The winners will be featured in the December issue of SEEN Magazine and honored at the 2018 SEEN Changemaker Awards.

To nominate a Changemaker, visit neighborhoodseen.com/2018-seen-changemaker/nominate/.

SEEN Changemaker Categories

Art & Entertainment — Recognizes a person who has contributed to the arts — whether it be music, film, theater or fine arts. This SEEN Changemaker’s talent has impacted the community and brought joy to others.

Business — Recognizes a person who has achieved success in business. This person may run a startup, family business or company that gives back to the community through job creation or philanthropic support. This SEEN Changemaker is a leader and visionary and has earned respect from the people he or she works with.

Civic Service — Recognizes a person who has served his or her community through volunteer work, social action or government engagement. This SEEN Changemaker selflessly spends time bettering the community and deserves recognition for his or her efforts.

Education — Recognizes a person who has dedicated his or her time to educate and mentor the young leaders of tomorrow. This SEEN Changemaker may be a teacher, school administrator, professor or anyone who has helped a young person learn and achieve.

Medicine — Recognizes a person who is a role model in the field of medicine. This person may be a nurse, doctor or researcher working tirelessly to find a cure. This SEEN Changemaker treats patients or those in recovery with the highest respect and kindness.

Nonprofits — Recognizes a person who pours his or her time and energy working for or leading a nonprofit in Metro Detroit. This SEEN Changemaker goes above and beyond to help nonprofits better the lives of people and places in our community.

Philanthropy — Recognizes a person who goes out of his or her way to serve others in the community. This SEEN Changemaker puts other people or organizations in front of themselves and has spent considerable time raising money and/or awareness for causes.