Your Big Year is a competition to encourage global citizenship and social responsibility through entrepreneurship. It is the biggest official event of Global Enterprise Week and you can be part of it.
Enterprising individuals compete for the prize of a 12-month, expenses paid trip around the world, by raising money and the profile of a group of short-listed charities, and engaging in the ‘windows of opportunity’ monthly challenges.
Winners will be given the opportunity to meet world leaders, celebrities and inspirational entrepreneurs. They will be given the tools and support to create their own international profile in the global media.
It is a competition to encourage people, young and old,rich and poor to think beyond their circumstances and achieve the unachievable.
24 finalists will compete to raise as much money as possible for charity, boost the profile of a socially responsible project or by taking up the challenge of Your Big Year’s four 'Windows Of Opportunity'.
The winners will experience life on all five continents, meet with World Leaders, celebrities and inspirational people. Gain a global perspective of the difficult issues faced by communities around the world. From creating irrigation solutions in Africa to reaching disenfranchised young people in urban America.
It’s an opportunity to change the lives of millions across the globe. This is an ambitious and far-reaching project, and a reminder that a single person CAN make a difference.