Washington Life Releases 2010 The Young & The Guest List

04/26/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Washington Life Magazine's annual The Young and The Guest List (YGL) feature lists 250+ of Washington DC Metro area's top movers and shakers. Who made the cut this year?

Philippe Cousteau Jr. and Alexandra Cousteau

The highly anticipated list contains the names of accomplished, dynamic, and successful Washingtonians, all under 40 and devoted to making the nation's capital a place that attracts (and keeps) the best and the brightest. This fifth annual compilation is no exception. During the past year, myriad political and economic events have made waves far beyond the Beltway and more than a few of our players have gotten bigger headlines than seasoned veterans. Our president, after all, is only eight years past the eligibility cutoff to have been listed himself. Many of his young staff included here, have quickly become fixtures in the White House and halls of Congress, to say nothing of the social scene. We have numerous "change makers" from the government, along with major players in the arts and sciences, journalism and business as well as the non-profit and philanthropic sectors. In the spirit of the famous Irish proverb, "praise youth and it will prosper," we share with you 250-plus men and women who dare to dream big and act even bigger.

View the entire list here

Some more YGL'ers

Amy and Brett Baier

Pamela Sorensen and Pamela Brown

Spike Mendelsohn

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba

Rachel Cothran