Mady Dewey Is the 2022 Swim Search Winner

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The founder of Herd and tech maven is our second 2023 rookie.

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After combing through thousands of submissions, holding a photo shoot in the Dominican Republic and hosting a runway show during Miami Swim Week, SI Swimsuit is ready to name the winner of its 2022 Swim Search. 

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We are thrilled to announce that Mady Dewey will join the SI Swimsuit family as a rookie in the 2023 issue.

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The first 2023 rookie, Nicole Williams English, was announced on the runway at Miami Swim Week.

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Dewey is the co-founder of Herd Social, a lifestyle and content creator on TikTok, and the co-host of the Socially Well podcast. 

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After graduating from Chapman University, Dewey started her career in big tech and quickly found her passion for creating content on the side.

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During the pandemic, she recognized the negative impact social media was having on her mental health and body image. 

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She left big tech and created Herd, a pressure-free photo-sharing platform for GenZ women and non-binary people.

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She also recently started a new job as a product marketing manager at Discord, the voice, video, and text chat app.

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"We are thrilled to announce Mady as the Swim Search winner and our second rookie for the 2023 issue," says MJ Day, SI Swimsuit editor in chief.

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"Her dedication to creating change mixed with her professionalism and positive attitude combined brilliantly—we are looking forward to having her represent our brand!"

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