JCI in Belgium
JCI is the acronym of Junior Chamber International.
We are a nonprofit organization of 200,000 young people aged between 18 and 40, present in 5,000 communities and more than 110 countries around the world.
Each JCI Member shares the belief that in order to create a lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us.
We strive for effective solutions to the unique problems in our communities in order to build a better world, thereby creating global impact.
Some facts and numbers
Founded in 1915 in the United States, Belgium JCI Junior Chamber was the first to settle in Europe in 1947.
JCI has nearly 200,000 members worldwide and 1200 in Belgium, all aged between 18 and 40.
JCI is an organisation where young entrepreneurs (34 years on average) can meet, learn and grow by engaging, conducting innovative and creative projects as well as through training.
JCI Belgium has 1125 members in 63 local JCI chapters.
The members are from all races, colors, religions or political ideas who wants to become better leaders.
- Geographic distribution: 30% French and germanophone, 70% in Flanders.
- Gender: 38% women and 62% men
- Average age: 34 years
- Education : University 45.1%, Higher Education 46.6%
- Occupation: 54% Middle and Senior Management, 34% Framework and independent, 10% Professionals