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The Youth Excellence Awards (YEA), is an awards scheme which seeks to honor and celebrate outstanding youth in Africa who goes through thick and thin to create positive impact on society in their various field of work.
We believe that acknowledging and rewarding these young change makers will only not make them feel celebrated but also build a good platform by having voice and opportunities to the new generational leaders’ while building great attitude in the youth to strive for excellence.
By this awards scheme individual efforts to contribute positively to the economy on the continent by striving hard with dedication and perseverance by overcoming challenges and unfavorable economy will be admonished. It is scheduled to be hosted in September yearly in Accra, Ghana.
HEADLINES Shatta wale ,Stonebwoy,Nana Kwame Bediako ,Khailann Farouk Africa,Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban ,Ps Brian Amoateng Nominated for 2020 Youth Leader Of The Year.
HISTORY The event was founded in 2018 as Youth Event Awards and renamed Youth Excellence Awards in 2019, youth excellence award 2020 nominations was opened on the 20th July and closed 10 September2020.
OBJECTIVE To identify, honor and award hardworking youth.
MISSION Identify, acknowledge, and project outstanding youth making impact in the society
VISION To be globally recognized as a youth empowerment initiative effecting on the Continent.
DR kOFI AMOA-ABAN ————–MALE ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR DEBORAH DABOR——————-LIFE COACH
MAME AMA PRATT——————FEMALE ROLE MODEL
Life Time Achievement Award 2020 Kwasi Pratt Jnr
Business Leadership Award
Dr. Kwaku Oteng
Star Icon Award
Charles Nii Armah Mensah
AFRICA FREEDOM ACTIVIST
Nana Kwame Bediako
PAN AFRICAN BUSINESS ICON
Dr. Daniel Mckorley
MEDIA ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR
YOUTH BANK OF THE YEAR
FASHION SCHOOL OF THE YEAR
Gh Fashion School
FINTECH PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
COSMETOLOGY INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR
Gh Cosmetology School
MEDIA SCHOOL OF THE YEAR
Classic Multimedia Institute
CITATION OF HONOR
Kwasi Pratt Junior
Charles Nii Armah Mensah
Amb. Kwame Owusu Danso
The awarding board is seeking outstanding youth in Leadership, Entrepreneurship, professionals in the Public and Private sectors, Health, Governance, Non-profit sectors and will recognize their achievement in business inventions and innovations, and community building.
Youth Excellence Award categories cover a wide range of sectors including; Leadership, Health, Education, Visual Arts, Journalism, Agriculture, Law, Sports, and Technology.
1.Youth Leader Of The Year
2.Youth In Aviation
3.Award For Event Planning
4.Youth In Shipping/Maritime
5.Artist Of The Year
6.Award For Telecom/Mobile/Software Development
7.Award for Social Entreprise / Foundation
8.Award For Beauty and Lifestyle
9.Award For Authorship and Creative writing
10.Youth In Travel and Tourism
13.Practical Media School
14.Youth In Cosmetology
15.Youth Blogger Of The Year
16.Enterprenuer Of the Year
17.Award for Technology and Innovation
18.Award For Banking And Finance
20.Award for Education
21.Youth In Real Estate Development
22. Award for Mining and Natural Resource
22.Award For Agriculture
23.Award For Oil and Gas
24.Youth In Film Making
25. Rising Artist Of The Year
26.Youth Photographer of the Year
27.Youth In Sports
28.Youth In Politics
30.Most Influential young Politician
31.Youth Model Of The Year
WHY Youth Excellence Award (YEA)
To recognize and celebrate youth leaders who professionally or personally has impacted on youth through outstanding leadership.
To identify projects and achievements spearhead by youth which has produced clear value and chalked success and has benefited society (particularly, the youth)?
It’s a platform that brings all hardworking youth together to network and build business relationships.
To encourage our upcoming youth that excellence and success can be achieved at tender age.
For any individual to be eligible for any category of the awards scheme, the following must be met:
The candidate must be an upcoming (this should be clearly defined) living and doing business in Africa
Nominees with mutual submissions: nominees who have no advantage over those with one submission. In essence, the selection process will not depend on the number of nominations an individual receives.
Nominations can be anonymous and letters of recommendations are not required.
Nominees must still be a youth by event date (be between the ages of 16and 40).
Must be a youth leader, Entrepreneur/CEO, Co-founder, or COO of a firm.
Ready to travel to any of the African countries.
The brain behind the organization of Youth Excellence Award is the Clique Empire, which has an enviable record of organizing spectacular and successful events, including, “Take it off pool Rave,” “YES – Today,” and the Youth Excellence Awards.
Ministry of Youth and Sports
Adonko Next level
Silver Star Tower
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Why Should I nominate someone? Youth should nominate someone who is an established business or Youth Leader who has accomplished a specific achievement in business world in the last 12 to 18 months let’s look at quantifiable results and good stories to tell.
- Why should I nominate someone?
It’s a sure way to honor a colleague, mentor, client, leader etc. It is also an opportunity to share an inspirational story of success with others.
- What makes a well-done nomination? A well-done nomination is one that tells a story of a nominee’s path to success, ways in overcoming obstacles in life and unique talents. It must be factual.
- How are Nominees chosen?
Nominees are selected by the Awarding Board based solely on nominations form provided entries are compiled by The Academy and Jury.
- What is the deadline?
The deadline varies
- Any cost associated with nominating?
Nomination process is free
- I have been shortlisted for an award do I need to book a ticket and how?
All attendees must book and pay for tickets in order to attend the Youth Excellence Award.
Table bookings can be made by contacting the team on 0244267375
- How can we have a chance of winning? Read the criteria very carefully (write simple by keeping your focus on the achievement or works)
- Can we send Photographs/supporting documents to highlight our achievement? Yes! It is very necessary, you may but individual emails and must not exceed 2MB maximum.
- Do you need to attend? Nominees or representatives of nominations must be available on the night of the awards. By nominating yourselves you are committing to attending YEA main night.
- Which year of review?
Previous year into the current year is eligible
- Date and venue for the event?
It shall always be communicated
- What is the benefit? Youth Excellence Award will promote and celebrate Africa’s young change makers, entrepreneurs, and youth leaders from all walks of life.
Youth Excellence Award is a platform for global recognition of individuals as outstanding young achievers and youth leaders. Publication of winners in newspapers and blog sites across Africa after the event.
YEA foundation support winners in cash or kind.
To be a donor to the YEA foundation, contact +233244267375 as we strive to empower the young ones.
CEO, Azeglo Wisdom Seli
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