ACGC-Top30The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s Top 30 Under 30 magazine highlights extraordinary young people who are working towards a just and sustainable future for everyone. For 7 years, ACGC has been honoured to publish the stories of amazing young people from Alberta, as well as those working with our member organizations abroad, who are making this world a better place for us all. Through them, we share in the great stories about what is being done to make a difference in Alberta and around the world.The 7th annual Top 30 Under 30  magazine will be launched on Friday, February 2, at 5 pm in the Telus Atrium, University of Alberta.

Here’s the young people who are working to make a difference in Alberta and around the world featured in this year’s magazine:

  • Alam, Nabaa (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Almansoori, Zayed (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Arcand, Saige (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Arzola, Daniel (Santiago, Chile)
  • Casuncad, Niko (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Cheema, Haiqa (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Christenson, Eric (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Civita Ferreira, Felipe (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Donelon, Chelsea (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Elkadry, Fatme (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Esiru, Paul (Soroti, Uganda)
  • Fehr, Derek (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Gnanapragasam, Juanita (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Hollis, Asha (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Joissaint, Michou (Jacmel, Haiti)
  • Jones, Patrick (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Kaiser, Jeenan (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Keri, McNiel-Inyani (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Kornak, Natasha (from Calgary, Alberta; living in Kingston, Ontario)
  • Lehndorff, Azalea (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Lungu, Tikhozenji Innocencia (Ndola, Zambia)
  • MacTaggart, David (from Lacombe, Alberta; living in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
  • Maine, Emilie (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Makuoi, Athiang (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • Oropeza, Jaime Caururu (Tuquepayoc, Ancash, Peru)
  • Patel, Zeel (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Paviglianiti, Nicola (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Pundyk, Kate from (Crowsnest Pass, Alberta; living in Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Tinwala, Mohammed Moin (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Yakubu, Fayudatu (Ghana, Tamale)

The theme for this year’s Top 30 Under 30 Magazine is: Partnerships for the Goals: How youth are collaborating to achieve these Sustainable Development Goals:

The Top 30 Under 30 Magazine is part of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s program for International Development
Week (IDW), which takes place this year between February 4 – 10, 2018 across Canada. This year’s theme, Partners for a Better World, reflects the core values of the work Canadians and Canadian organizations do in international assistance, linking to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in support of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. Visit GAC’s IDW Web page regularly for updates.

About the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC)

The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) is a coalition of voluntary sector organizations located in Alberta, working locally and globally to achieve sustainable human development. We are committed to international cooperation that is people-centred, democratic, just, inclusive, and respectful of the environment and indigenous cultures. We work towards ending poverty and achieving a peaceful and healthy world, with dignity and full participation for all.
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