Internet Society 25 Under 25 Nominations for Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Gamechangers


25 Under 25: The Search Is On

Know someone between the ages of 13-25 who is passionate about using the Internet to make a difference? Tell us about them!

As the Internet Society turns 25 this year, we’re celebrating our past and looking ahead to the next 25. We’re looking for 25 people under the age 25 who are using the Internet to create opportunities in ways we’ve never thought of.  It’s the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs and game changers.

Want to apply? Here’s how.

    The nominee must:

  • Be between the ages of 13-25 by 31 December 2017
  • Use the Internet to make a positive impact
  • Demonstrate commitment and passion to serve society
  • Are making a difference where they live
  • Show promise for continuing their outstanding work on the Internet
  • Have ideas that can implement around the world.
  • Be recognized and respected by peers


  • 16 March – Nominations open
  • 31 May – Nominations close
  • 27 June – Awardees notified
  • September – Announcement of awardees

If you’re chosen it means:

  • Roundtrip economy-class travel for awardee and double occupancy lodging in Los Angeles from 16/17-21 September 2017
  • Formal recognition the evening of 17 September at a special reception
  • Invitation to the Internet Hall of Fame inductee ceremony and dinner on 18 September
  • Opportunity to meet and engage with the Internet Society team and the 2017 Internet Hall of Fame inductees
  • Participation in Collaborative Leadership Exchange in an unconference format on 18 September
  • Leadership development and community engagement programmes on 19-20 September

Apply here!