25 Under 25 Leaders Changing the Game Award 2020 – Call for Nominations

25 Under 25 Leaders Changing the Game Award 2020 – Call for Nominations

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Nominations are now open for the 25 Under 25 Young Leaders Changing the Game 2020 Award! In commemoration of International Youth Day and in celebration of the iKapture’s 10 year anniversary of its flagship program: Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship And Development (YLEAD), the award has been launched.

25 Under 25 is seeking to recognize young leaders across Nigeria (under 25 years) who are championing change in their communities. iKapture will recognise the exemplary work undertaken by young people across the continent.

The Award launch coincides with the 2020 International Youth Day with the theme ‘Youth Engagement for Global Action,’ which seeks to highlight young people that are working to ensure sustainable development in their various communities, and provide ways for more young people to engage.


Award, nominees must:

  • be aged 15 to 24 years;
  • be a citizen of an African country;
  • have been engaged in development work, business or engaged in a leadership role for more than 12 months – either in a professional or voluntary capacity;
  • have a strong track record of implementing innovative ideas and linking their work and its impact to one of the 17 SDGs;
  • have demonstrated an understanding of the importance of youth engagement in key areas of development, business and Leadership.

Entrants can nominate themselves or be nominated by someone who can testify of the impact of their work. 25 finalists will be shortlisted from a list of nominations based on 6 key categories which include:

  1. Poverty Eradication (SDG 1, 2)
  2. Education (SDG 4, 17)
  3. Environment (SDG 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 15)
  4. Health (SDG 3)
  5. Human Rights (SDG 5, 10, 17)
  6. Entrepreneurship/Innovation (SDG 8, 9, 12)

Award Benefits

The finalists will;

  • Receive an e-award certificate
  • Be featured on our social media pages, Blankpaperz online publication and Opportunity Desk
  • Participate in a Virtual Meet-up with select Change Makers across the globe

How to Nominate

Visit this link to apply or nominate someone.

Entries must be received online by 23:59 WAT on 25 August 2020.

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