Social 25 has announced its list of the year’s “25 most outstanding individuals, companies, and brands influencing the future of social media.” Sophia Bush, an actress best known for her roles on Chicago PD and One Tree Hill is among this years honorees. An event will be held to celebrate the honorees in Los Angeles on September 22, which is also the opening night of Social Media Week Los Angeles.
Sophia is being recognized for her work as an online activist, including through the use of her Twitter account, which she frequently uses to bring attention to important causes and issues.
Why She Is Awesome:
In addition to her online activism, Sophie in an active supporter of Global Green, the Make a Wish Foundation, Race to Erase MS, Rape Foundation, Art of Elysium and Pencils of Promise.
Global Green is an environmental organization that works to create green architecture as well as improve and preserve the environment.
Rape Foundation is an organization that cares for victims of rape and sexual abuse.
Art of Elysium is an organization that encourages artists, including actors and musicians to devote their time to children dealing with serious illnesses.
Pencils of Promise is an organization that builds schools in the developing world.
Sophia starred as Brooke Davis on One Tree Hill for nine years and currently plays Erin Lindsay on Chicago PD.
She recently did an interview with HuffPost Live where she discussed the need for more empowering women on television.
She was also in the music video for the song ‘Carried Away’ by Passion Pit – a cool band.