Call for nominations: York University’s Top 30 Alumni Under 30

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At home and abroad, York University’s young alumni are making positive, impactful change. From business leaders championing equity, diversity and inclusion, to social impact researchers and environmental activists, York alumni working across all sectors are making meaningful differences in their communities. 

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York U’s Top 30 Alumni Under 30 program recognizes inspiring and diverse alumni 29 years old and younger who are driven to make a difference locally and globally. With past recipients pursuing careers in science and technology, anti-Black racism in Canada, and disability rights, the University seeks to recognize and engage these changemakers and shed light on the inspiring work they’re doing.  

To nominate a York grad, share how the candidate demonstrates a commitment to creating positive change through their actions and values for York students, the wider community and the world around them.

Eligibility criteria: Nominations are open to York University graduates who are 29 years of age or younger by Dec. 31, 2022 (born in 1993 or more recently). A graduate is defined as someone who has received an academic degree from York University. Students are not eligible for this award until they receive their degree. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 15.

Candidates can self-nominate or be nominated. For further details on the awards and eligibility, visit the FAQ section

For more information about how to nominate an outstanding alum, visit or contact Nicole Light, senior alumni engagement officer, at