General Information

JA Alumni Leadership Award logo

It is a HUGE pleasure to introduce the JA Alumni Europe Leadership Award at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition again.

The Award is given to outstanding individual students showing that extra initiative and leadership during the programme.


The nominated students will receive an invitation to join two evaluated panel interviews, which will take place online during the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition. The winners of the Alumni Leadership Award 2020 will be announced during the JA Company of the Year Competition Awards Ceremony.

The Criteria and Award Info

The JA Alumni Leadership Award is an individual award that 10 students receive at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition. The holder of this award certificate has been recognised as a JA Alumni Leader, standing out as individual showing role model behaviour, possessing leadership skills, team solidarity and real JA Alumni spirit.

Thereby, the applied evaluation fields, criteria and their respective weighting are the following:

Role Model Behavior  (25%)

  • Honesty
  • Constant Development
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit

Leadership Skills (25%)

  • Clear Vision
  • Pro-activity
  • Responsibility

Team Player (25%)

  • Communication skills
  • Team Development Focus
  • Integrity

Alumni Spirit (25%)

  • Enthusiasm
  • Giving Back
  • Sustainable Thinking

Join Gather Today

Were you a part of JA, Junior Achievement, Young Enterprise, INJAZ, Impulsa, or any of the dozens of ways that JA is translated around the world? If so, you are eligible to join Gather, the JA alumni community, where doing good is just part of doing business.

Join Gather today!

Benefits for JA Alumni:

  • Global community of like-minded people
  • Find alumni near you on the interactive map
  • Connect and exchange ideas
  • Attend alumni events globally
  • Develop new skills
  • Leadership opportunities

Alumni Leadership Award Jury

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Bendix Sibbel

JA Alumni from Germany

Matúš Pravda

Events Coordinator, JA Alumni Europe

Anđela Đokić

European Coordinator, JA Alumni Serbia

Fraser Morrison

National Coordinator, JA Alumni Scotland