Nominations Open for FERD’s List 2024: Celebrating Inspirational Young Entrepreneurs and Leaders

By February 9, 2024March 8th, 2024Media, News

We are thrilled to announce the nominations for the esteemed FERD’s List 2024 cohort are now open.

This initiative is dedicated to honoring exceptional young entrepreneurs and leaders across Europe. Established in collaboration with FERD, FERD’s List aims to recognise individuals who embody visionary innovation and are leaving a lasting impact on society. These remarkable individuals are connected by their participation in JA practical entrepreneurial experiences during their schooling years.

Selection Criteria

FERD’s List seeks to spotlight young leaders who have demonstrated outstanding achievements following their involvement in JA programs. The selection process emphasises not only their accomplishments but also celebrates the journey they are undertaking, recognizing the transformation of their potential into tangible societal value.

Criteria for nomination include:

  • Participation in a Junior Achievement company program or equivalent
  • Remarkable young entrepreneur and/or leader aged 25 to 45
  • Catalyst for change and innovator
  • Demonstrated evidence of business or organisational growth
  • Contribution to value creation
  • Driven by a desire for success while also giving back; serving as exemplary leaders and role models.
  • Possessing traits such as trustworthiness, passion, high integrity, effective communication skills, active listening, visionary thinking, gratitude towards their team, and a positive outlook.

Nominate Now the future FERD’s Honouree

Nominate the deserving candidates who meet the above criteria for FERD’s List 2024.

Nominations can be submitted online through this link.

Deadline for Nominations

The deadline for nominations for FERD’s List 2024 is April 15th.

Join us in celebrating and supporting the exceptional young entrepreneurs and leaders who are driving positive change and shaping the future. Let’s honor those whose innovative spirit and dedication inspire us all.

From left to right: Marisa Xuereb, Vivien Wysocki, Johan H. Andresen (owner and chair of Ferd, member of the JA Europe board), Robin Røed, Malthe Ludvigsen, Salvatore Nigro (CEO of JA Europe), Irena Matraku, Matěj Kapošváry and Moris Vandevyver (President of JA Alumni Europe).