Massachusetts Celebrates 100 Years of JA

Massachusetts Celebrates 100 Years of JA

New England’s state fair, The Big E, celebrated JA’s 100 years of achievement with JA Day on Saturday, September 28, marking a long history between the two organizations.

IHG and JA Worldwide Launch Global Partnership for Young People in Hospitality

IHG and JA Worldwide Launch Global Partnership for Young People in Hospitality

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and JA Worldwide are launching a partnership to introduce young people to career opportunities in the hospitality industry. The announcement comes just in time for United Nations World Tourism Day 2019.

Avanade Executives Mentor Digital Innovation Award Winners from JA Bulgaria

Avanade Executives Mentor Digital Innovation Award Winners from JA Bulgaria

There are a quite a few benefits to winning the Avanade Digital Innovation Award at the JA Europe Enterprise Challenge. One of them is the one-to-one mentoring and business coaching from Avanade executives awarded to the winning team!

Youth Voices: Among U.S. Teens, Cash Rules

Youth Voices: Among U.S. Teens, Cash Rules

JA USA released the results of its annual survey of U.S. teens and money on August 12, 2019 to coincide with National Financial Awareness Day on August 14.

Caroline Jenner leaving CEO position at JA Europe and appointed COO of JA Worldwide 

Caroline Jenner leaving CEO position at JA Europe and appointed COO of JA Worldwide 

JA Europe has announced that Caroline Jenner is leaving her position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of JA Europe in order to take on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at JA Worldwide, starting February 2020. 

JA China Hosts Belt and Road Entrepreneurship Camp

JA China Hosts Belt and Road Entrepreneurship Camp

JA China organized the 2019 Belt and Road Entrepreneurship Camp for New Business Talents for participants from nine countries. The camp, a collaboration with the Shanghai Commercial Accounting School, was held August 20–24 in Shanghai and served as a platform for students, teachers, and principals to exchange ideas and learn from one another.

First-Ever JA Global Alumni Conference Takes Off in Vienna

First-Ever JA Global Alumni Conference Takes Off in Vienna

Hundreds of JA alumni from our broad and diverse network gathered in Vienna for the 2019 JA Global Alumni Conference. From August 28-September 1, they networked, workshopped, and participated in inspiring sessions with top speakers, all focusing on innovation and creativity, communication, and risk-taking. 

JA Alumni Accelerator Award Announced for Entrepreneurs Seeking Business Funding

JA Alumni Accelerator Award Announced for Entrepreneurs Seeking Business Funding

JA and FedEx made a very exciting announcement at the JA Global Alumni Conference today: the JA Alumni Accelerator Award for alumni with innovative ideas for business startups.

JA Students Shine at 2019 FedEx Express/JA International Trade Challenge

JA Students Shine at 2019 FedEx Express/JA International Trade Challenge

The 13th-annual International Trade Challenge (ITC) took place August 18–22, 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The competition, organized by JA Asia Pacific and FedEx Express, aims to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit and business skills of students.

JA Students Face Off at FedEx Junior Business Challenge Finals in Atlanta

JA Students Face Off at FedEx Junior Business Challenge Finals in Atlanta

Three JA student teams faced off at the third-annual FedEx Junior Business Challenge final in conjunction with the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) TOUR Championship, with $75,000 on the line.

Video Star Finalists Gear Up for 2019 Global Alumni Conference

Video Star Finalists Gear Up for 2019 Global Alumni Conference

JA Worldwide launched the Video Star Contest on January 15, 2019, inviting alumni from around the world to record their own “I am JA” videos. Eighty-four applicants submitted self-produced one-minute videos sharing their stories and experiences in JA.  

2019 FERD’s List Honorees Announced

2019 FERD’s List Honorees Announced

The 2019 FERD’s List honorees were announced on July 17, 2019. An initiative of JA Europe, FERD’s List recognizes outstanding, inspirational young entrepreneurs and leaders who have previously participated in JA programs while in school.

European Entrepreneurship Education NETwork Holds Summit in Lille

European Entrepreneurship Education NETwork Holds Summit in Lille

The Summit gathered EU and national policy-makers, government officials, educators, business leaders, and NGO representatives in conjunction with the JA Europe Company of the Year competition.

Forty Student Teams Gather in France for JA Europe's Company of the Year Competition 2019

Forty Student Teams Gather in France for JA Europe's Company of the Year Competition 2019

Out of the forty student teams that arrived in Lille, France, on Wednesday, eight teams won prestigious awards and ten individuals were honored for their leadership.

Student Teams Tee Up for Round Three of the FedEx Junior Business Challenge

Student Teams Tee Up for Round Three of the FedEx Junior Business Challenge

Today, FedEx and the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) hosted the third round of the FedEx Junior Business Challenge.

Three Teams from JA of the Upper Midwest teed up to present their businesses to the panel of judges. 

JA USA Hosts 2019 National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.

JA USA Hosts 2019 National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.

JA USA hosted the National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. last week. View the products and services each of the 15 teams created, see who won prestigious awards, and see who landed in the top three JA Company of the Year teams.

FedEx Junior Business Challenge Holds Second Round in Connecticut

FedEx Junior Business Challenge Holds Second Round in Connecticut

Four teams from Junior Achievement of Southwest New England competed in the FedEx Junior Business Challenge today at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

Citi and JA Celebrate Citi Global Community Day

Citi and JA Celebrate Citi Global Community Day

Now in its 14th year, Citi’s Global Community Day is a his unique celebration that pairs Citi volunteers with nonprofits around the world, including JA.

JA and Marsh & McLennan Companies Celebrate Global Volunteer Month

JA and Marsh & McLennan Companies Celebrate Global Volunteer Month

Every year in May, MMC volunteers partner with JA and other global nonprofits to empower and educate the next generation.

Vote for Your Favorite "I am JA" Video Star

Vote for Your Favorite "I am JA" Video Star

After receiving 80+ submissions to the #IamJA Video Star Contest, we’ve narrowed the field to ten semi-finalists. Now we need your help in getting to three finalists.