2013 JCI World President Chiara Milani

August 9, 2013

2013 JCI World President Chiara Milani

The 2013 JCI World President Chiara Milani will be on official visit to JCI Mauritius from the 28th to 30th August 2013.

JCI Curepipe is planninf some activities during the visit of the World President.

More details will be communicated soon…


Biography of the President

Chiara Milani, nominated by JCI Italy, was elected 2013 JCI (Junior Chamber International) President at the 2012 JCI World Congress held in Taipei, Taiwan.

Born April 24, 1976 in Castellanza, Italy, Milani holds a degree in linguistics and a national professional certificate in journalism. As a freelancer, she has worked for newspapers, magazines, radio stations and online news outlets at both the local and national level. In 2003, Milani received special recognition as “Reporter of the Year” in the Lombardy region of Italy. Since 2004, she has served as Vice Director of News for RETE 55, a local television station in Milan, Italy. In 2011, Milani began conducting a weekly broadcast highlighting the contributions of women to societal development on the local level. Milani resides in Busto Arsizio, Varese, Italy with her husband, Rudi, who has been honored as JCI Senator No. 70421.


Milani joined JCI Varese in September 2000, and became local Secretary General in 2004. Serving as JCI Italy President in 2009, Milani led the growth of her JCI National Organization, which saw its membership increase 31 percent during her tenure.

At the international level, Milani has served as 2010 Vice President assigned to Europe and 2012 Executive Vice President for the Americas. In 2011, Milani was appointed the Presidential Assistant for Europe for JCI President Kentaro Harada. She has attended ten JCI Area Conferences, seven JCI World Congresses, four JCI Global Partnership Summits and the JCI Academy. She has been honored as JCI Senator No. 68122 and is a Phil Pugsley donor to the JCI Foundation. Milani speaks English and Italian and has basic knowledge of Spanish, French and German.

As JCI President, Milani believes that it is the duty of young active citizens to accept responsibility for the future of their communities. With this task in mind, she will encourage JCI members to “Dare to Act,” working across national borders and societal sectors to collaborate with those who possess similar goals in order to create a collective global movement for positive change. JCI empowers young people with the tools, resources and opportunities to make an impact through targeted projects. President Milani will help members realize their own potential for making the world a better place through taking decisive, concrete actions through the JCI Active Citizen Framework.