Nomination Portal Opens for 25Under25 Awards 2024

Photo showing a promotional graphic for the 25under25 nominations 2024, featuring vibrant text and imagery inviting nominations for outstanding individuals under the age of 25.

Great news! The wait is finally over as the nomination portal for the highly anticipated 25Under25 Awards 2024 is now open. We are inviting nominations for exceptional young entrepreneurs who are making remarkable strides in their fields. This year, we are excited to announce 25 diverse categories representing a spectrum of industries.

The 25Under25 Awards have been created to acknowledge and celebrate young leaders under the age of 25, who are making a positive impact and demonstrating exceptional leadership in their communities and industries. These individuals, from technology innovators to sustainability advocates, creative thinkers to social entrepreneurs, are driving innovation and creating meaningful change.

The 25 categories for 2024 include:

  • Active Citizenship & Government Engagement
  • Agriculture
  • Arts, Craft & Culture
  • Beauty & Makeup
  • Creative Writing & Content Creation
  • E-commerce
  • Education
  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Environment & Interior Decor
  • Event Planning
  • Fashion
  • Finance & Financial Technology
  • Food & Drinks
  • Health & Skincare
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Manufacturing & Logistics
  • Media & Communications
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Professional Services
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Software & Design
  • Sports
  • Technology

“We encourage nominations for exceptional young entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact in their communities and industries,” said Rotimi Peters, Chief Operating Officer of SME100 Africa. These awards provide a platform for showcasing exceptional talent and innovation among the next generation of leaders.”

Nominations are open until July 31, 2024. To nominate a deserving individual or self-nominate, please visit

To learn more about the 25Under25 Awards and Eligibility criteria, visit

Let’s celebrate the accomplishments of young trailblazers who are shaping the future. Join us in this celebration.

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