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Ingrid Nilsen to Receive Digital Innovator Award at The Trevor Project’s 2016 TrevorLIVE LA This December

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Ingrid Nilsen is being honored at The Trevor Project‘s 2016 TrevorLIVE Los Angeles!

The YouTube star will receive the Trevor Digital Innovator Award at TrevorLIVE Los Angeles later this year.

“With a powerful social presence, Ingrid has used technology for the better and built a platform and voice to advocate for equality,” said Abbe Land, Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project. “She is a role model of her generation and truly is a beacon of hope. She continues to push boundaries and believes in the mission of The Trevor Project, making her the perfect fit for the Trevor Digital Innovator Award.”

Nilsen was named a Change Ambassador to the UN focusing on the global fight for gender equality and was recently featured in the 2016 OUT 100 list. She has amassed over 7 million followers across all her social channels and over 4 million subscribers on her YouTube channel alone.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its free and confidential lifeline, educational materials, online resources, and advocacy.

TrevorLIVE at The Beverly Hilton is the signature annual event of The Trevor Project. As always, this December event brings together top entertainers and corporate leaders to support the organization’s life-saving initiatives, including its free and confidential lifeline, suicide prevention workshops, community outreach, advocacy efforts and educational resources.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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