Avenue’s 2016 Top 40 Under 40 Unveiling
Forty reasons to crash our own party.
November 28, 2016
photography by Paul Swanson
Over 400 of the city’s movers and shakers packed in to the former Royal Alberta Museum to see the Nov. 1 unveiling of Avenue‘s Top 40 Under 40 class of 2016. Hosted by Global’s Emily Mertz, the event recognized 40 outstanding individuals – an eclectic mix of business leaders, philanthropists, doctors, scientists, fashionistas, artists and visionaries – under the age of 40 for their contributions to the community.
“Edmonton is an amazing place to live because of the people, said Orville Chubb, Avenue Edmonton’s publisher. “Top 40 is really about celebrating our city and individuals who do amazing things within the community.”
“Edmonton is the world’s largest small town. Tonight, two of the other award nominees – I know them! I am on a board with one and went to high school with another. So you’re one degree of separation from anything you need to get done in Edmonton – which helps with innovation and collaboration.” – Mark Hoosein
“It feels great to be recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 this year. I just hope my story is inspiring other women who want to make a difference in their community as well. Everyone can make what they want of themselves if they’re really passionate and try for it.” – Kyla Kazeil
This article appears in the December 2016 issue of Avenue Edmonton. Subscribe here.