JCI Creative Young Entrepreneurs Award


Tshepo Thlaku

Local organization

JCI Tshwane

National organization

South Africa


Tshepo Thlaku


September 20, 2011


Young entrepreneurs who apply creativity in the approach to business

People impacted



1. To further the JCI mission to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change 2. To showcase JCI South Africa an organisation supporting and honoring the entrepreneurial spirit 3. To honor creative young entrepreneurs 6. To create interest in JCI among young entrepreneurs 7. To create interest in entrepreneurship among capable young people


JCI CYEA is awarded to a creative young entrepreneur that has started a new business using creativity in product development, service development, and in their approach to the market. Or, they have taken an existing business and incorporated creativity to solve a problem, or change a process, to create positive change in their business operations. The winner’s creative business must not only be innovative, but also abide, in some way, to the UN Global Compact’s ten principles, regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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