September2015

JA Americas Publishes White Paper on Closing the Skills Gap

JA Americas Publishes White Paper on Closing the Skills Gap

Read a white-paper collaboration among JA Americas, the Americas Society (AS), and the Council of the Americas (COA) on closing the skills gap in Latin America.

Monday Motivation from Konosuke Matsushita

Monday Motivation from Konosuke Matsushita

Customer-relationship motivation for your week ahead from the founder of Panasonic Corporation, Konosuke Matsushita.

JA Worldwide CEO Visits JA Kenya

JA Worldwide CEO Visits JA Kenya

Asheesh Advani visited JA Kenya shortly before starting his new job at JA Worldwide, visiting students in Nairobi. This video captures his trip.

Motivation from the Great Yogi Berra

Motivation from the Great Yogi Berra

‎Yogi Berra was one of the greatest athletes of all time. His wisdom for young people lives on: You don't have to swing hard to hit a home run!

JA Student Speaks at JA Worldwide Board Meeting

JA Student Speaks at JA Worldwide Board Meeting

Shihua Wu of Junior Achievement of Northern New England made an inspiring presentation to the board about his JA Academy experience.

JA Singapore Student Recalls Experience at FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge

JA Singapore Student Recalls Experience at FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge

JA Singapore student Vikram Kannappan recalls his experience at the FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge.

Monday Motivation from Dr. Donald Sadoway

Monday Motivation from Dr. Donald Sadoway

Today's motivation comes from materials chemist, engineer, and MIT professor Dr. Donald Sadoway, who is also one of the world's leading experts on batteries.

JA Kenya and the Global Peace Foundation Collaborate

JA Kenya and the Global Peace Foundation Collaborate

Exciting news: JA Kenya and the Global Peace Foundation Collaborate will collaborate as they teach entrepreneurship in Kenyan schools.

Soft Skills Help Youth Succeed at Work

Soft Skills Help Youth Succeed at Work

We partnered with JA Americas and Youth Economic Opportunities for a tweet chat today on how soft skills help youth succeed at work. 

FedEx Features JA Europe On Its Blog

FedEx Features JA Europe On Its Blog

FedEx has featured us on its blog, highlighting both the partnership we have with global businesses and the inspiring 200+ students who competed at this year's JA Europe Company of the Year.

Monday Motivation from Roald Dahl

Monday Motivation from Roald Dahl

With over 100 million copies of his books sold, author Roald Dahl knew how to go after his passion. #RoaldDahlDay

The Philippine's Youth Entrepreneurship Act Mandates Startup Skills

The Philippine's Youth Entrepreneurship Act Mandates Startup Skills

In an effort to combat high youth unemployment, the Philippine's new Youth Entrepreneurship Act will mandate entrepreneurship and financial education in schools. 

Alcoa Foundation Partners with JA in STEM Education

Alcoa Foundation Partners with JA in STEM Education

The Alcoa Foundation's annual report is out, and JA Worldwide is featured on the STEM Education page. Find out more about our partnership.

Monday Motivation from Mark Twain

Monday Motivation from Mark Twain

American author Mark Twain had experience with both hard work and risk-taking. For this week's ‎Monday motivation, we offer some of his best advice.

Global Employee Engagement Report from SVCF

Global Employee Engagement Report from SVCF

We were one of several NGOs (non-governmental organizations) that helped the Silicon Valley Community Foundation prepare its latest report on employee volunteerism and fundraising.

This Week's Money Jar Podcast on JA Radio

This Week's Money Jar Podcast on JA Radio

JA alumni Todd Yuzuriha and Evan Wilson speak with Andrew Schrage of Money Crashers in this JARadio podcast.