On Sept. 27, 2014, The Seattle Globalist is hosting the second annual Globie Awards to highlight our best writers and Seattle’s Globalist of the Year: a community member doing outstanding global work.
Last year, 180 attendees packed Washington Hall to honor our five award recipients. Humanitarian Rita Zawaideh won Globalist of the Year; Muatasim Qazi won for Best Commentary; Jill Mangaliman for Social Change Reporting; Anna Goren for In-depth Reporting; Liliana Caracoza for Youth Reporting, and Abby Higgins, who Skyped in from Kenya, for Global Reporting.
Check out the highlights from the 2013 Globie Awards below and stay tuned for exciting updates!
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The 2013 Globie Awards packed almost 200 people into Washington Hall.
Our all-star host Ahamefule J. Oluo, a Seattle comedian+musician.
Seattle humanitarian Rita Zawaideh wins Globalist of the Year award.
The passport to the Globies.
Co-host alma khasawnih presents Jill Mangaliman with a Globie award for social change reporting.
Youth journalist Liliana Caracoza wins the youth reporting Globie.
Off the Rez native american tacos were a hit.
Globie attendees kick off the dance party.
Muatasim Qazi wins a Globie award for best commentary.
Globie attendees scope out the raffle prizes.
Anna Goren wins a Globie award for indepth reporting.
Globie award winners Muatasim Qazi, Liliana Caracoza, Rita Zawaideh and Anna Goren. (Abby Higgins also received a Globie from Nairobi, Kenya).
Attendees mark where in the world they’ve travelled to.
Globie winner Jill can control her excitement.
Co-host alma khasawnih closes down the dance party.