August2015

"100 Lives" Production Continues in Central America

"100 Lives" Production Continues in Central America

Thanks to a grant from FedEx, we've documented ten more JA alumni in their careers and businesses as part of our 100 Lives initiative.

FedEx and JA Worldwide: Empowering Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

FedEx and JA Worldwide: Empowering Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

Look who featured us on their Facebook page today! Thank you, FedEx, for all you do for JA students around the world.

JA Students Benefit from Bechtel's Expertise in STEM

JA Students Benefit from Bechtel's Expertise in STEM

Over the last three years, nearly 900 Bechtel STEM volunteers have mentored more than 30,000 JA students in 13 countries.

Monday Motivation from Anthropologist Margaret Mead

Monday Motivation from Anthropologist Margaret Mead

Whoever makes up your small group of thoughtful, committed citizens, never forget that you can change the world...with JA!

Position Open: Global Head of Development

Position Open: Global Head of Development

We have a fantastic opening for Global Head of Development in our Boston, MA, USA, office. Apply now or forward to your colleagues with development experience.

MetLife Presents Entrepreneurial Awards to IW Junior

MetLife Presents Entrepreneurial Awards to IW Junior

MetLife awarded one of four $25,000 Entrepreneurial Awards to IW Junior (JA Germany) for implementation of online software.

Bechtel Corporation Helps Us Change the World

Bechtel Corporation Helps Us Change the World

Bechtel, the worldwide engineering and construction firm, has invested more than $1.5 million to teach and mentor 30,000 students in 13 countries.

The Next Generation Leaders Forum Kicks Off

The Next Generation Leaders Forum Kicks Off

The Next Generation Leaders Forum officially kicks off today in Ontario, Canada, with 150 of the top JA entrepreneurs from around the world.

"100 Lives" Filming in Mexico

"100 Lives" Filming in Mexico

We wrapped up our trip to record more alumni stories (part of our 100 Lives series) with stops in Jalpan and Morelia, Mexico. Photos from Meg Shea/Persistent Productions and Kate's Lens Photography.

JA Philippines Earns MetLife Entrepreneurship Award

JA Philippines Earns MetLife Entrepreneurship Award

Asheesh Advani (our President & CEO) and Vivian Lau (JA Asia Pacific's President) presented JA Philippines with the 2015 MetLife Foundation Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship Award.

United Nations International Youth Day

United Nations International Youth Day

"In many ways, today’s youth has better access to information, and far more platforms than any previous generation to make themselves heard. And they are seizing the opportunity." -- Richard Branson

FedEx Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge

FedEx Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge

The results are in from the FedEx Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge! See each photo for details.

"100 Lives" Video Crew in Central America

"100 Lives" Video Crew in Central America

We spent the weekend closing in on our goal of showcasing 100 JA alumni from around the globe in time for JA's 100th anniversary in 2019.