This award honors one or more young alumni (undergraduate alumni from 1-14 years out) whose volunteer fundraising efforts in the prior fiscal year distinguished them as rising leaders and contributed significantly to the Brown Annual Fund’s success.


2019 Recipient

Ariana P. Cannavo '08

Through her long-time volunteerism for the Annual Fund and her leadership as a co-chair of the Class of 2008 Fundraising Committee, Ariana Cannavo has truly demonstrated an incredible passion for encouraging fellow alumni to give back to Brown. In the 2019 fundraising year, Ariana was instrumental in raising almost $40,000 for the University and reached out to over 300 members of the Class of 2008 to encourage participation through the Brown Annual Fund.

All Previous Award Recipients

  • Joanna K. Albright ’04
  • Luke T. Albright ’04
  • Emily Janney Elliot '03
  • Katherine A. Haves '12
  • Tarek Khanachet ’03
  • Evan A. Layne ’06
  • Daniel J. Pipkin ’14
  • Zachary Townsend ’08
  • Alexandra Scott ’04
  • James S. Sinai ’01
  • Charlotte Steel ’04
  • Charlotte Zanders Waxman ’05
  • Jyri-Pekka T. Wilska ’04