December2015

JA Africa Announces New President and CEO

JA Africa Announces New President and CEO

Elizabeth Bintliff, who mostly recently served as VP of Africa Programs at Heifer International, will take the helm of JA Africa as its new President and CEO. 

100 Years | 100 Lives: Kibera Girls Soccer Academy

100 Years | 100 Lives: Kibera Girls Soccer Academy

The Kibera Girl Soccer Academy in Kenya developed a JA Company digital newspaper. Find out more about this inspiring group of young innovators.

Citi Features JA Singapore Alumnus in Research Initiative

Citi Features JA Singapore Alumnus in Research Initiative

Citi has featured JA Singapore alumnus Anuar Hassan in the Accelerating Pathways global research initiative. See what Anuar's company is all about!

Alan Kelly Presents JA India with Generous Gift

Alan Kelly Presents JA India with Generous Gift

Alan Kelly of ExxonMobil Corporation, one of our valued board members, presented Venkat Matoory, CEO of JA India, with a generous gift.

Celebrating the Life of Soraya Salti, Founder of INJAZ

Celebrating the Life of Soraya Salti, Founder of INJAZ

We were heartbroken by the news last month that JA lost a great leader, and INJAZ lost a true hero. Please join us in sharing your memories of Soraya on our tribute page.

FedEx Supports our Company of the Year Global Program

FedEx Supports our Company of the Year Global Program

We're so grateful for FedEx's support of our Company of the Year global program, including the FedEx Access Seminar and FedEx Access Award, presented at each of the six regional competitions.

Asheesh Advani Visits JA of South Florida

Asheesh Advani Visits JA of South Florida

Our CEO, Asheesh Advani, traveled to JA of South Florida (USA) today to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony and give a short talk.

Midweek Motivation from J.K. Rowling

Midweek Motivation from J.K. Rowling

Need a little ‎midweek motivation? Albus Dumbledore (aka J.K. Rowling) reminds us that our day-to-day decisions define who we are.

Asheesh Advani Contributes to New Book Funded by the Citi Foundation

Asheesh Advani Contributes to New Book Funded by the Citi Foundation

We’re excited to announce that our CEO, Asheesh Advani, has contributed an essay to What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation, which launches today.

Celebrating GE Global Month of Service

Celebrating GE Global Month of Service

The GE Foundation is a tremendous partner, and during the GE Global Month of Service, GE volunteers give even more back to JA students.

JA Americas Kicks Off Company of the Year in Jamaica

JA Americas Kicks Off Company of the Year in Jamaica

Junior Achievement Americas' 2015 Company of the Year competition has officially begun! Stay tuned as we cover #‎COY2015.

JA USA CEO and Alumni Meet with President Obama

JA USA CEO and Alumni Meet with President Obama

Last week, two JA alumni and JA USA CEO Jack Kosakowski met with USA President Barack Obama to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Competitors Gather for the JA Africa Company of the Year

Competitors Gather for the JA Africa Company of the Year

Junior Achievement Mascareignes heads to the Junior Achievement Africa Company of the Year competition, supported by our global funder, FedEx.