Africa’s leading rating firm, Avance Media and The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa have launched the search for the 2017 50 Most Influential Young Cameroonians, an initiative which has become the most comprehensive annual ranking for young achievers who have been blazing trails across various sectors of Cameroon’s economy and beyond.
The ranking which was launched in 2016 had Mr Achaleke Christian Leke, a youth civil society activist and peace advocate voted as the 2016 Most Influential Young Cameroonian.
In a press statement, CEO of the Most Influential Young Cameroonians ranking, Mr. Javnyuy Joybert shared highlights on this year’s objective of inspiring Cameroon with the stories of young people who have defied all odds to demonstrate the potential young Cameroonians have to create change in their lives.
Public nominations will be opened till 26th December and can be submitted through cm.avancemedia.org and will be screened by a board of jury from Tanzania preceding the announcement of the 50 finalists who will go through a voting process to determine the overall Most Influential Young Cameroonian for 2017.
9 Categories opened for nomination include Business, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Media, Personal Development & Academia, Science & Technology, Leadership & Civil Society, Social Enterprise & Philanthropy and Sports.