2017 Role Model Nominations Open!

Each year, YLC selects 25 individuals who have distinguished themselves by actively contributing to the betterment of the New Orleans community! Selected Role Models will be showcased at YLC’s annual Role Model Awards Gala each Fall. Nominations are open until Friday, April 21 at 5:00 pm.

Do you know someone who has made New Orleans a place that we’re all proud to call home? Ideal YLC Role Model Award candidates should …

  • Promote a positive attitude and unyielding desire to enhance the quality of life in our community.

  • Strive to unite our community in collaborative efforts for its further prosperity.

  • Serve as an exemplary role model to young professionals.

  • Take an effective and vigorous leadership role in our community.

  • Make specific contributions in his or her specific field of endeavor.

To be eligible, all nominees must:

  • Never have received the YLC Role Model Award previously

  • Live and/or work in the Greater New Orleans Area

  • Not currently hold public office

Learn more and nominate a role model >