J. Luce Foundation Announces First ‘Luce 24 Under 24’ Awards

New York, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation is pleased to announce, on its 20th anniversary, the launch of the “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards. The inaugural list of winners will be released by our philanthropy in June, 2019. The foundation’s mission is Supporting Young Global Leaders.

600-EvinEvin Floyd Robinson, co-founder of New York on Tech, receiving the 
J. Luce Foundation NGO Leadership Award in 2015. Photo: New York on Tech.

The foundation will recognize the honorees in its annual Summer Soireé on July 24, 2019 at the China Institute in New York City.

China Institute Logo

“These young men and women have shown great potential for uplifting humanity through their projects and leadership,” said Jim Luce, founder and C.E.O. of the J. Luce Foundation. “Our foundation is proud to recognize their work and enable the winners to reach greater heights through their work.”

A-e1556925360828J. Luce Foundation’s executive team and Young Global Leaders at
the tenth McDonough Leadership Conference at Marietta College
in Marietta, Ohio. Photo: The Stewardship Report.

Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the Luce 24/24 recognizes young game-changers under 24 who are making innovative contributions to humanity. They are being chosen for demonstrating their potential to positively alter the trajectory of the world.

Chris_Rim-6-134-NEWChris Rim accepting an award from the New York City Council, presented by 
the Hon. Jumaane D. Williams of Brooklyn. Photo: J. Luce Foundation.

56971092_1690552437756065_1039033175373774848_nJ. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders Tenzin Tseyang (Tibet)
and Lina Escobar (Colombia). Photo: The Stewardship Report.

The winners will be paired with mentors who will help to nurture their skills. In the fall, ten of the honorees will present their projects at a United Nations sponsored event. They will also deliver presentations at the foundation’s World Congress at Yale University’s Luce Hall in October.

57317220_1690552461089396_8818932588841271296_nJamaica meets China in Marietta, Ohio: C.M.U. Luce Scholar Oshane Richards
(Jamaica) with College of Wooster Luce Leader Martin Li (China).
Photo: The Stewardship Report.

A full list of the winners, along with their biography and projects, will be posted on the foundation’s website, www.lucefoundation.org. They will also available through the foundation for interviews and speaking engagements..

28701313_1359427210868591_6831196833348397376_o (1)Our Young Global Leaders at the 18th Annual Gala of The J. Luce Foundation
and Orphans International Worldwide. Photo: The Stewardship Report.

Isaac J. Kassin cited for leadership award at J. Luce Foundation event, 2012.
Photo courtesy Isaac J. Kassin.

Nominations or applications to the 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 may be made online here  (http://tiny.cc/Luce24Under24). Awardees must between the ages of 18 and 24 as of July 24, 2019. Junior Luce 24 Under 24 must be between the ages of 12 and 17 on that date.

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About the J. Luce Foundation 

The Mission of the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Inc. (www.LuceFoundation.org)
is to support young global leadership impacting positive social change and the NGOs
that support them, particularly in the fields of the Arts, Education, and Orphan Care.

The foundation maintains this communications platform, The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness, its Young Global Leadership Initiative (Facebook), and is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University in June (Facebook). Related charities include Orphans International Worldwide (OIW) and The New York Global Leaders Lions Club, both founded by Jim Luce.

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The Editors
The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is the communications platform of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (www.lucefoundation.org). There are now more than 100 contributors around the world to this publication.

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