What began as a list of the world’s most influential people is now an expansive community of global change-makers.
Across every industry, TIME100 leaders—scientists and CEOs, artists and activists, pop stars and politicians—are moving our world forward. Just as TIME’s annual list recognizes achievement in one year, we also know influence endures. Today, TIME presents the TIME100 Impact Awards. This award recognizes leaders who have made extraordinary efforts to change the world and their industry through continued effort.
From an innovator who forged new paths to space to an actor changing the narrative about mental health to an architect building a better tomorrow, our first honorees are a variety of people.
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