COLOR’s POWER 40 Under 40 publication highlights rising leaders of color in business, arts, and community.

Nominations for the POWER 40 Under 40 are open to the public.
Nomination criteria are listed below.


  1. Nominees must be and remain 39 years or younger in the year the nomination is submitted;
  2. Nominees must identify as a person of color.
  3. Nominees must spend the majority of their work time in the United States;
  4. Nominees must be an owner, executive, manager, professional or person with significant business decision-making authority and/or an artist, creator, maker, or community leader whose work advances the success, well-being, and representation of people of color.
  5. Self-nomination is allowed.

Nominations EXTENDED: October 31st, 2022


Check out COLOR’s Inaugural POWER LIST below

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