40 Under Forty

Alumni Recognition Program

The 40 Under Forty are here!

Year after year, Emory graduates some of the most impactful young leaders in countless industries. They forge partnerships, solve problems, blaze trails, and serve their communities around the world. The Emory Alumni Association is thrilled to recognize these young alumni by connecting their achievement back to their Emory roots. This award will annually spotlight selected alumni across a variety of vocations for having made significant impact in business, research, leadership, public service and/or philanthropic endeavors.

Meet the 2017 Recipients

How to nominate


Honoree eligibility selection criteria:

  • be an Emory University alumnus/a
  • be under the age of 40 by Emory Magazine drop date (late summer)
  • have made an impact in business, research, artistic, leadership, community, educational, and/or philanthropic endeavors
  • demonstrate notable civic involvement, leadership, or recognition
  • be recognized as an intellectual leader or representative of a field or industry
  • be willing to submit a photo, if selected that can be published by the Emory Alumni Association, Emory Magazine, and various school communication vehicles, as appropriate

For more information, contact Laura Weekley.

Nominations are now closed for 40 Under Forty. Stay tuned to meet the 2018 award winners.