October2015

Abu Dhabi Finance Teams Up with INJAZ UAE

Abu Dhabi Finance Teams Up with INJAZ UAE

Abu Dhabi Finance has teamed up with INJAZ to improve financial literacy among young UAE adults, opting to support the JA Personal Finance Program because of our track record in making sustainable impact.

Midweek Motivation from a Chinese Proverb

Midweek Motivation from a Chinese Proverb

Are you in a midweek rut? Try thinking about something you've always wanted to do . . . and then work on it for 20 minutes today. And 20 more minutes tomorrow. And so on.

Wanted: Company of the Year Reporter

Wanted: Company of the Year Reporter

Do you know a 17- to 20-year-old with JA experience and a knack for covering live events? Spread the word that JA Americas is looking for a reporter!

JA Africa Receives Google Grant

JA Africa Receives Google Grant

Google has awarded JA Africa an in-kind grant in the form of consultants who will develop a new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum designed specifically for the realities of life in sub-Saharan Africa.

Alumna from JA Philippines Networks at Harvard, Visits HQ

Alumna from JA Philippines Networks at Harvard, Visits HQ

Paula De La Cruz, an award-winning alumna from JA Philippines, paid us a visit while in Boston to attend the Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business Intercollegiate Business Convention.

JA UK alumnus James Stevens Pens Career Advice

JA UK alumnus James Stevens Pens Career Advice

Last week, JA UK alumnus James Stevens, Senior Vice President & Senior Partner, Director at FleishmanHillard Brussels, participated in JA Europe's Leaders-for-a-Day initiative and created five pieces of career advice.

Monday Motivation from Peter Drucker

Monday Motivation from Peter Drucker

The founder of modern management, Peter Drucker, believed in the practice of entrepreneurship . . . which JA students practice every day. How will you put your entrepreneurial skills into practice this week?

JA Europe Awarded for Championing Entrepreneurial Education

JA Europe Awarded for Championing Entrepreneurial Education

Eleven schools from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the United Kingdom have won the Entrepreneurial School Award.

Monday Motivation from Howard Schultz

Monday Motivation from Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz dreamed of bringing Italian-style coffee bars to the United States, so he took on the financial risk of opening a small coffee house in Seattle.

MetLife EMEA Partners with JA Ireland

MetLife EMEA Partners with JA Ireland

MetLife EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) partners with Junior Achievement Ireland to shape brighter futures for over 600 Irish JA students.

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation​ Partners with JA China

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation​ Partners with JA China

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation's partnership with JA China has benefitted nearly 10,000 students over the last six years. Read more from Judy Wu, Senior Manager at JA China.

JA Worldwide CEO Visits JA India

JA Worldwide CEO Visits JA India

Last week, our CEO, Asheesh Advani, visited JA India to meet with students, staff, and partners. During a JA Mini Factory Model Session, he sat with Venkat Matoory, JA India's CEO.

JA Jamaica Benefits from USAID Partnership

JA Jamaica Benefits from USAID Partnership

USAID (US Agency for International Developmen) partnered with JA Jamaic five years ago with phenomenal results. Although the partnership is ending, two significant programs will live on.

INJAZ Al-Arab Launches "Expand Your Horizon"

INJAZ Al-Arab Launches "Expand Your Horizon"

Have you seen Expand Your Horizon from INJAZ Al-Arab? This powerful online tool links young people from the Middle East and North Africa with global leaders in five growth industries.