2019August

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.