Achievement Under 35is presented to an immigrant or refugee under 35 years of age who has had remarkable success and made significant achievements in their chosen career path in a relatively short period of time.
Arts & Cultureis presented to an immigrant or refugee who has achieved success in an artistic endeavour within visual, media, or performing arts.
Community Serviceis presented to an immigrant or refugee who has provided outstanding community service to the city of Calgary and immigrant communities in a volunteer capacity.
Entrepreneurship & Innovationis presented to an immigrant or refugee who has achieved success in the creation or operation of a business or entrepreneurial endeavor, or has applied innovation resulting in business success in Calgary or surrounding areas.
Leadership Award (in partnership with the Calgary Black Chambers)is presented to an immigrant or refugee who has demonstrated remarkable leadership in the community.
Lifetime Achievementis presented to an immigrant or refugee who has achieved outstanding success in their chosen career path, professional field, or in the area of immigrant services. This individual will have made significant contributions to our city in their professional achievement, community building, and philanthropic endeavours.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathis presented to an immigrant or refugee who has achieved success in or made outstanding contributions to promote science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) in Calgary.
Youth Achievementis awarded to an immigrant or refugee youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who has made an outstanding contribution in one or more of the following areas: arts and culture, sports, community and volunteer activities, academics, and leadership.
Organizational Diversityis presented to an organization* (business, government body, non-profit organization, or media outlet) that is a leader in embracing and promoting an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse workplace. The winner will be a shining example of how a company champions workplace diversity initiatives and has made significant contributions to supporting and integrating an ethnically diverse workforce. *Please note that immigrant and refugee serving organizations will not be considered for this award category.