Elemental’s Leeann Monk-Ozgul listed in JCI Derry’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons Programme
Leeann Monk-Ozgul, Co Founder and Co CEO of Elemental Software, has hit the headlines this month with another inspiring award nomination.
TOYP – the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World competition is a long-running programme in JCI (Junior Chamber International), which recognises young leaders who have achieved something exceptional in their chosen fields and are creating positive change in their communities.
Over the last month Each local JCI committee have nominated twenty inspiring candidates with the winners going on to represent their area in November at The National Conference in Doncaster.
Celebrating those who make a difference
The TOYP programme represents the essence of JCI – celebrating the power and impact of young people in making the world a better place. Ten winners of TOYP will be revealed on 6 September at The Ulster University of Ulster.
‘I’m absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for this award! I love everything JCI Derry stands for and feel very privileged to be amongst the high calibre of candidates in the TOYP programme”. Leeann Monk-Ozgul, Co Founder and Co CEO of Elemental.
Who are JCI?
JCI is a global, not-for-profit organisation for 18 to 40 year olds, run by its members for its members. JCI’s mission is to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change. JCI members are from many different backgrounds, cultures and professions, but all share common values and passion to develop themselves, their careers/businesses and support and improve their communities.
Through workshops, projects and organisational boards, members are able to gain practical experience not always available in their work environments. JCI events offer a open and supportive environment, where members are encouraged to step out of their comfort zones, experiment and learn by doing.