Hana Zalzal, M.S.M.

Toronto, Ontariogg09-2022-0132-027.jpg

Civil engineer Hana Zalzal founded Cargo Cosmetics to help support a more sustainable global makeup industry. By replacing often harmful and less effective synthetic chemicals with natural ingredients, she designed portable and eco-friendly products that became known to professional makeup artists, celebrities and consumers for their avant-garde designs and convenient packaging. Over the past 20 years, her business has grown into a multi-million-dollar international brand available in more than 1 400 stores in a dozen countries, bringing recognition to Canadian innovation.