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2019 FERD’s List Honorees Announced

2019 FERD’s List Honorees Announced

The 2019 FERD’s List honorees were announced on July 17, 2019. An initiative of JA Europe, FERD’s List recognizes outstanding, inspirational young entrepreneurs and leaders who have previously participated in JA programs while in school.

Team MyCryptoHippo Wins FedEx Junior Business Challenge; JA of Central Ontario Awarded $75,000

Team MyCryptoHippo Wins FedEx Junior Business Challenge; JA of Central Ontario Awarded $75,000

Season two of the FedEx Junior Business Challenge brought exciting student competitions, held at PGA TOUR locations around North America, and culminating in a championship event in Atlanta.

JA Americas President Competes in Ironman Triathlon

JA Americas President Competes in Ironman Triathlon

Leo Martellotto, President of JA Americas, recently completed the Ironman Triathlon in South Africa while wearing the JA Centennial logo. He discusses the ways the two overlap.

JA Worldwide Presents Policy Paper to G20 Education Ministers

JA Worldwide Presents Policy Paper to G20 Education Ministers

At the G20 Summit this week in Argentina, the G20 education ministers will receive Education, The Future of the Labour Market, and Youth Skills, a policy paper authored by JA Worldwide and The Brookings Institute.

JA Canada Hosts Successful Next Generation Leaders Forum

JA Canada Hosts Successful Next Generation Leaders Forum

Our CEO, Asheesh Advani, made a visit to the Next Generation Leaders Forum, a global student event held each year in Canada, at which students learn a wealth of entrepreneurial skills.

JA Celebrates International Youth Day

JA Celebrates International Youth Day

On International Youth Day, we're celebrating JA’s impact on young people across the globe.

Partnership with Shorelight Helps JA Students and Alumni Pursue Undergraduate Degrees in the United States

Partnership with Shorelight Helps JA Students and Alumni Pursue Undergraduate Degrees in the United States

Are you undecided about where to attend university? Check out our partnership with Shorelight Education and U.S. News Global Education!

The JA Global Youth Forum Celebrates Youth Entrepreneurship

The JA Global Youth Forum Celebrates Youth Entrepreneurship

We're dedicating an entire post to the first JA Centennial event—the JA Global Youth Forum, held July 8–13 in Morelos, México.

FedEx and JA Take the FedEx Business Challenge to Canada

FedEx and JA Take the FedEx Business Challenge to Canada

Young entrepreneurs from JA Central Ontario competed this week in the FedEx Junior Business Challenge at the RBC Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

JA Launches Gather, the JA Global Alumni Community

JA Launches Gather, the JA Global Alumni Community

JA Worldwide is excited to announce the global online community for JA global alumni.

Gather—JA's Global Alumni Community—Set to Launch at the JA Global Youth Forum

Gather—JA's Global Alumni Community—Set to Launch at the JA Global Youth Forum

Gather is a community for JA global alumni (including alumni from Junior Achievement, INJAZ, Young Enterprise, and any other member of JA Worldwide) to meet, network, share ideas, and benefit from opportunities. Join us!

JA Announces First Worldwide Global Goals Publication

JA Announces First Worldwide Global Goals Publication

Experience JA's first worldwide publication about our alignment to the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, a collaboration with our six regional operating centers.

JA Americas Awarded "Best Corporate-Community Partnership"

JA Americas Awarded "Best Corporate-Community Partnership"

JA Americas' collaboration with SAP to promote Latin Code Week earned the regional operating center a prestigious award from PR News. 

JA Is an Organizational Partner at the Largest Education Conference in the World

JA Is an Organizational Partner at the Largest Education Conference in the World

The Global Education & Skills Forum brings together leaders from the public, private, and social sectors in order to address the challenges of education, equity, and employment for all. JA was there.

Meet the Inaugural Class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program

Meet the Inaugural Class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program

Meet the inaugural class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program, a group of high-performing leaders from around the JA network.

JA Worldwide Releases 2017 Annual Report

JA Worldwide Releases 2017 Annual Report

We're proud to release our 2017 Annual Report, Factbook, and Online Year in Review. 

Registration Open for JA Global Youth Forum

Registration Open for JA Global Youth Forum

Mark your calendar for the JA Global Youth Forum in Morelos, México, this July!

JA Americas Creates Pathways to Employment for Latin American Youth through EmpleaTECH

JA Americas Creates Pathways to Employment for Latin American Youth through EmpleaTECH

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), JA Americas, SAP, and ManpowerGroup are collaborating on an initiative that will train 2,400 young people in the next three years.

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.

JA Canada Wraps Up Successful Next Generation Leaders Forum

JA Canada Wraps Up Successful Next Generation Leaders Forum

The Next Generation Leaders Forum brought together high-achieving students from around the world to learn, collaborate, and innovate.