Whistleblower Insider wants to hear from you on who should be honored as the 2016 Whistleblower of the Year. We are especially interested in those individuals who best encapsulate the qualities of the typical whistleblower — courage, strength, integrity, selflessness and a deep concern for public health and safety. You can choose among the 5 candidates listed below, or identify your own candidate. Please vote for and identify as many candidates as you like. The more the merrier. And please add in the comments section below why your candidate is deserving of the honor. Voting will continue through the end of January with results of your top selections to be announced shortly thereafter. Thanks for voting!
Daniel Donovan —The former Volkswagen employee who reported on Volkswagen’s alleged destruction of evidence after the EPA accused it of cheating emissions tests. Learn more about Daniel Donovan.
Shailene Woodley — The actress/activist who helped bring much needed attention to the harsh treatment of the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Learn more about Shailene Woodley.
LeeAnne Walters —The whistleblower who worked tirelessly to draw attention to the public health crisis concerning contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan. Learn more about LeeAnne Walters.
The Roger Ailes Sexual Harassment Allegations Whistleblowers —The whistleblowers who alleged sexual harassment and misconduct by former Fox News chief Roger Ailes. Learn more about Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly.
Yesenia Guitron and Judi Klosek — The whistleblowers who attempted to expose Wells Fargo’s deceptive sales practices including the unauthorized opening of customer accounts. Learn more about Yesenia Guitron and Judi Klosek.
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