7 outstanding George Brown alumni nominated for 2018 Premier's Awards

Every year the Government of Ontario celebrates the best and the brightest college graduates – people who've made a lasting impact on their community and their industry.  

The Premier's Awards are comprised of seven categories: apprenticeship, business, community services, creative arts and design, health sciences, recent graduate and technology.  

George Brown College's impressive list of 2018 nominees includes: 

  • Aisha Addo, the founder of Power to Girls Open New Browser Window and the woman-only transportation company DriveHer Open New Browser Window

  • Catherine Bruhier, an award-winning actor and filmmaker who promotes diversity in filmmaking with her production company Breaking Ground Productions 

  • D'Oyen Christie, the executive pastry chef with Fairmont Open New Browser Window for nearly 20 years who’s baked for Queen Elizabeth II 

  • Doina Oncel, the founder of hEr Volution Open New Browser Window that encourages girls and young women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)  

  • Catalin Palivan, co-founder of the Toronto Cider Festival Open New Browser Window

  • Kathlyne Ross, VP, Product Development and Innovation, Loblaw Open New Browser Window named one of 25 Women Changing the Way We Eat Now by Chatelaine 

  • Lanre Tunji-Ajayi, CEO, Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario Open New Browser Window named one of 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women (ABC) in 2018 

Our alumni have won every year since 2012.