2017July-August

The Business of Fun Contest Deadline Extended

The Business of Fun Contest Deadline Extended

We've extended the deadline for the Business of Fun Contest, an exciting collaboration with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.

Australia & Hong Kong Clinch Top Spot at FedEx Express/JA ITC 2017 Asia Pacific Finals

Australia & Hong Kong Clinch Top Spot at FedEx Express/JA ITC 2017 Asia Pacific Finals

The International Trade Challenge is a wrap. Find out about the top teams' innovative products and marketing strategies.

JA UK CEO: Put Work Skills Back In the Curriculum

JA UK CEO: Put Work Skills Back In the Curriculum

"The current educational focus on exam results and academia means young people leaving education are at serious risk of not being prepared adequately for their future life."

HBX CORe Offers Special Benefit for JA Alumni, Volunteers, and Staff

HBX CORe Offers Special Benefit for JA Alumni, Volunteers, and Staff

Find out more about case-based HBX CORe from Harvard's HBX. JA alumni and volunteers receive preferential pricing and streamlined admissions.

Citi-JA 30-Year Celebration: Buki Ajimobi, CEO & Founder, The Nambuco Experience

Citi-JA 30-Year Celebration: Buki Ajimobi, CEO & Founder, The Nambuco Experience

In 2015, the Accelerating Pathways global research, supported by the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, featured award-winning JA alumna Buki Ajimobi. We caught up with Buki two years later.

FedEx Access Award Winner Jurnis Lanuza of JA Philippines Featured in Latest 100 Lives Video

FedEx Access Award Winner Jurnis Lanuza of JA Philippines Featured in Latest 100 Lives Video


JA alumna Jurnis Lanuza, CEO of Hiraya, won the FedEx Access Award at the JA Asia Pacific Company of the Year Competition.

Bullhorn Founder and CEO Art Papas Joins JA Worldwide’s Global Council

Bullhorn Founder and CEO Art Papas Joins JA Worldwide’s Global Council

We're pleased to announce that Art Papas, Founder and CEO of Bullhorn, has joined the JA Worldwide Global Council.

JA-IAAPA Contest Celebrates Innovation at Amusement Parks and Attractions

JA-IAAPA Contest Celebrates Innovation at Amusement Parks and Attractions

We've teamed up with IAAPA to encourage young people to innovate in the amusement park and attractions industry. Contest details inside.

JA of North Central Ohio Hosts the Fourth FedEx Junior Business Challenge

JA of North Central Ohio Hosts the Fourth FedEx Junior Business Challenge

Today, student competed at the fourth FedEx Junior Business Challenge, this one at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational. 

Team Meira of JA Iceland Wins Citi Client Focus Award

Team Meira of JA Iceland Wins Citi Client Focus Award

For 30 years, Citi and Citi Foundation have worked with JA to ensure pathways to opportunity and upward mobility for youth. To celebrate, we're launching a series of Citi-JA success stories.

Dave Meltzer Chronicles the 2017 JA Global Leadership Conference

Dave Meltzer Chronicles the 2017 JA Global Leadership Conference

Dave Meltzer, CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, Entrepreneur top-five speaker for 2017, Forbes top-ten keynote speaker for 2016, and JA alumnus, takes us through his days in Atlanta for the JA 2017 GLC.

Citi and JA Celebrate 30 Year of Collaboration

Citi and JA Celebrate 30 Year of Collaboration

For 30 years, Citi and Citi Foundation have worked with JA to ensure pathways to opportunity and upward mobility for youth. Read our latest thought-leadership article on building and scaling global partnerships.

Festera, a student company from Estonia, wins the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2017

Festera, a student company from Estonia, wins the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2017

Looking for a recap of this week's incredible JA Europe Company of the Year Competition? Read about the top three teams, winners of signature awards,  and info on the jury.