Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and artist/filmmaker Wu Tsang are featured in the New York Times and T Magazine’s “Twelve For ‘12? list. The list highlights notable designers, Olympians, filmmakers, writers and innovators.

A$ap Rocky, Allison Adler, Ang Lee, Bones the Machine, Cheryl Strayed, Ciarra Pardo, D.J. Aaron, Edward Barber are also included in this year’s list.

Gabrielle Douglas was identified as an “American icon” on the list.


Gabrielle DOUGLAS Douglas’s Olympic achievement – winning gold in both individual and group gymnastics competitions, and being the first African-American to do so – has made her something of an instant American icon. She’s currently on a national tour, and her autobiography comes out this month from HarperCollins.