The Greek America Foundation is proud to announce the honorees of Greek America’s Forty Under 40: Class of 2022.
The Forty Under 40 Awards are the leading recognition for North Americans of Greek descent, 40 years old and under, celebrating the community’s top young talent in business, the arts, the sciences and other fields.
The awards recognize those who have excelled in their professional endeavors while simultaneously showing care and concern for the world around them through philanthropic initiatives.
Class of 2022 honorees include CEOs, lawyers, academics, digital content creators, actors, musicians and many other professionals — all of whom are also deeply involved in philanthropic causes.
“We launched Greek America’s Forty Under 40 in 2010 as a way to recognize, honor and celebrate the brightest and most successful members of our community who excel not only professionally but also philanthropically,” Greek America Foundation Founder and President Gregory Pappas said. “We are proud to continue this tradition in 2022 and especially to return to hosting in-person events after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.”
Including the latest honorees, the Forty Under 40 Awards have now recognized 240 exceptional individual from various walks of life and from throughout North America.
Upcoming Forty Under 40 Events in New York City
The classes of 2022 and 2020 will be simultaneously recognized and celebrated on Saturday, June 4 in New York City during our Gabby Awards weekend. This will be the first time that the Gabbys — the Greek America Foundation’s premier fundraiser event — will take place during the same weekend as our Forty Under 40 celebrations.
Two celebratory events for our Forty Under 40 winners are taking place on Saturday, June 4.
1) Brunch at Avra Madison, one of New York City’s famed Greek restaurants. Event is by invitation-only for award recipients and their guests.
2) Greek Summer Rooftop Celebration at the Boro Hotel. A closing party with music by DJ Chad Mamba (direct from Athens) and dancing to welcome the start of Greek Summer. The event is proudly hosted by Athena Dion and sponsored by the Boro Hotel on their rooftop, with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. This event is FREE for Forty Under 40 honorees and one guest, as well as open to the public.