A group of five young professionals smile while at a Gen Next Mingle event

Gen Next is a group of passionate millennials – Calgarians in their 20s and 30s taking action to educate and inspire the next generation of leaders in community and philanthropic activities.

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Three people dressed in tuxedos and sequin dresses stand together at the 2015 Rouge gala

A fundraising gala for millennials! Get dressed up, enjoy a drink, listen to live music, and unmask the power of community.

View our 2018 Rouge Photos

Urban Exposure Project

Urban Exposure Project

Photography takes on a whole new light in this 10-week program highlighting social issues around Calgary. Applications close Feb. 22nd. Sessions are on Wednesdays from 6–8 p.m. beginning Feb. 27th.



A group of young professionals chat and network while at a Gen Next Mingle event

Bringing professionals in their 20s and 30s together to network, Mingles also highlight philanthropy and ways to take action.

View our September photos

Things you can do for your city

The Next

Three young professionals make hundreds of sandwiches for Calgary Meals on Wheels

This year-long leadership development program provides public speaking training, volunteer opportunities, and networking with business leaders.

Run a campaign

A group of United Way members pose in T-shirts that say I Am Calgary

Want to develop leadership skills, get to know your colleagues, and support your community? Contact us to find out how you can run your own United Way workplace campaign.

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Culbert Family Award for Philanthropy

The 2017 Culbert Family Award for Philanthropy winners pose with United Way president Karen Young

Recognizing outstanding community leaders, winners of this award receive $2,000 to enhance their professional development or philanthropy.

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Gen Next Committee

Ashley Anderson

Gen Next Chair
Manager, Consumer Sales and Learning,
Shaw Communications Inc.

Robb Hart

Gen Next Vice Chair
Search Manager, TPD

Harbie Jawanda

Gen Next Vice Chair
Associate Principal, Research, Peters & Co. Limited

Taylor Brown

Senior Associate, Assurance

Dorian Goodwin

Accounting Administrator,
PPI Advisory

Bertha Macwan

Manager, Communications and Community Engagement
BMO Bank of Montreal, Alberta & NWT Division

Danielle Murphy

Vice President, Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets




Pembina Pipeline Corporation is a proud Gen Next Program Sponsor.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in supporting the Gen Next program, please contact us.

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