2018 | March-April
Congratulations to JA USA, which had a great month, including being named "Organization of the Year" by the Institute for Financial Literacy.
We're proud to announce that, starting today, you can officially purchase the JA Centennial book, written by entrepreneurship expert Larry C. Farrell.
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.
2018 marked the eighth annual JA Asia Pacific Company of the Year Competition, with student companies from Brunei, China, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Turkmenistan, and Vietnam.
Devex, the social enterprise and media platform for the global development community, recently interviewed our CEO, Asheesh Advani.
JA Americas' collaboration with SAP to promote Latin Code Week earned the regional operating center a prestigious award from PR News.
In this year’s first competition of the 2018 FedEx Junior Business Challenge, students in Austin, Texas, USA, pitched their business ideas to a star-studded cast of judges. See selected tweets and videos!
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.
tGELF and JA Asia Pacific are searching for a passionate, committed fellow to oversee and facilitate various elements of the joint tGELF/JA Asia Pacific program.
Congratulations to INJAZ Al-Arab (JA in the Middle East and North Africa), which has once again been ranked as one of the Top 100 NGOs in the world!
2018 | January-February
As we close out Bechtel's Stewardship Month, we're celebrating our six-year partnership with one of the most respected construction and engineering companies in the world.
Meet the inaugural class of the JA Worldwide Fellows Program, a group of high-performing leaders from around the JA network.
2018 is the Year of Engineering, and February is Bechtel's Stewardship Month, so we're celebrating our Signature Partnership with Bechtel in our thought-leadership magazine, JA Good Company.
JA Hong Kong alumna Bonnie Chiu works full time, runs a nonprofit, and landed on the Forbes Europe 30 Under 30 list.
We're proud to release our 2017 Annual Report, Factbook, and Online Year in Review.
JA asks the question, "Is this the secret to surviving in a fractured world?" and explores youth optimism.
"JA helps students learn to experience the entire analytical process," says JA alumnus Max Tang. "This is the value that JA brings to [China]."
Mark your calendar for the JA Global Youth Forum in Morelos, México, this July!
We're honored to have JA mentioned alongside giant corporations like Google, Virgin, Salesforce, Lyft, and more.
2017 | November-December
We're throwing back to last week, when JA South Africa hosted the JA Africa Company of the Year Competition. Relive the event and see all the competitors through Twitter Moments.
JA China was honored as one of a handful of nonprofit organizations officially recognized as foreign NGOs under China’s new NGO law.
The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) and JA Worldwide officially launched our partnership at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India, last week.
Each year, INJAZ Al-Arab (JA in the Middle East and North Africa) celebrates Arab youth at the Young Entrepreneurs Competition.
A JA Sweden student company formed in 2016 to speak frankly about gender equality and macho culture in locker rooms received a one million kroner award from soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Sylvia Chong’s "Token for a Queue" innovation makes her the JA Worldwide and IAAPA Foundation Top Innovator! See photos and read her review of her time in Orlando.
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.
2017 | September-October
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.
Find out more about the FedEx Junior Business Challenge Final . . . and the winning team from JA of Southwest New England.
We're proud to be one of only four Signature Program partners with Bechtel, who created Dream Big, a documentary that will transform the way you think about engineering.
This week on The Money JAR podcast, teens take over the show to lead a discussion on two key performance characteristics—grit and curiosity—associated with success.
JA More than Money ntroduces students to financial literacy and entrepreneurship, and focuses on social studies learning objectives centered on money-management skills, goods and services, and global markets.
JA USA has released a new survey about concerns parents and teens have about global competition and automation.
The Next Generation Leaders Forum brought together high-achieving students from around the world to learn, collaborate, and innovate.
2017 | July-August
We've extended the deadline for the Business of Fun Contest, an exciting collaboration with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.
The International Trade Challenge is a wrap. Find out about the top teams' innovative products and marketing strategies.
"The current educational focus on exam results and academia means young people leaving education are at serious risk of not being prepared adequately for their future life."
Find out more about case-based HBX CORe from Harvard's HBX. JA alumni and volunteers receive preferential pricing and streamlined admissions.
In 2015, the Accelerating Pathways global research, supported by the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, featured award-winning JA alumna Buki Ajimobi. We caught up with Buki two years later.
JA alumna Jurnis Lanuza, CEO of Hiraya, won the FedEx Access Award at the JA Asia Pacific Company of the Year Competition.
We're pleased to announce that Art Papas, Founder and CEO of Bullhorn, has joined the JA Worldwide Global Council.
We've teamed up with IAAPA to encourage young people to innovate in the amusement park and attractions industry. Contest details inside.
Today, student competed at the fourth FedEx Junior Business Challenge, this one at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational.
For 30 years, Citi and Citi Foundation have worked with JA to ensure pathways to opportunity and upward mobility for youth. To celebrate, we're launching a series of Citi-JA success stories.
Dave Meltzer, CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, Entrepreneur top-five speaker for 2017, Forbes top-ten keynote speaker for 2016, and JA alumnus, takes us through his days in Atlanta for the JA 2017 GLC.
For 30 years, Citi and Citi Foundation have worked with JA to ensure pathways to opportunity and upward mobility for youth. Read our latest thought-leadership article on building and scaling global partnerships.
Looking for a recap of this week's incredible JA Europe Company of the Year Competition? Read about the top three teams, winners of signature awards, and info on the jury.
2017 | June
Thanks to Nokia's generous support, the 2017 Nokia Global STEM Innovation Challenge was a big success. Read more about the global finalists . . . and details about the overall winner!
His Holiness, Pope Francis, recently received a copy of JA Worldwide's Annual Report from Francesco Vanni d'Archirafi, CEO of Citi Holdings and JA Worldwide Board Chair.
Last night, at the JA USA National Student Leadership Summit, student companies were honored for their innovative, sustainable, and global accessible products.
At the Travelers Championship just outside of Hartford, Connecticut, students from JA of Southwest New England shared their business ideas at the FedEx Junior Business Challenge.
Our alumni documentary series features JA alums from around the world. Currently, we're in India, shooting videos of inspiring Indian entrepreneurs.
At the National Student Leadership Summit, JA USA students network, hone their leadership skills, and compete for Company of the Year and other awards.
JA Asia Pacific strengthened its relationship with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions by attending the IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo.
Vivian Lau, President of JA Asia Pacific, recently moderated a panel at the JESSICA Leaders Forum in Hong Kong.
Learn more about the JA global network by viewing or downloading our 2016 Annual Report, Factbook, and online Year In Review.
Every week or two, we design inspirational graphics for our global network, suitable for sharing via social media or taping to your mirror.
Calling youth ages 14 to 19 who love amusement parks, museums, & other attractions to enter JA Worldwide's and IAAPA's The Business of Fun Contest!
2017 | May
When Forbes launched its Forbes Nonprofit Council last year, Jack Kosakowski (CEO of JA USA) took on the responsibility of writing a monthly column, aimed at helping nonprofit leaders address their biggest challenges.
During Global Volunteer Month, MMC volunteers are working with JA students to equip them with the work-readiness and financial-literacy skills they need to succeed.
Akef Aqrabawi, CEO of INJAZ Al-Arab, shares his thoughts on why young Arabs can't enter the industries that interest them.
Thanks to Blizzard Entertainment, JA was featured in TryHard for Good, a special version of the Heroes of the Storm online video game, which resulted in over $12,000 in donations.
The second FedEx Junior Business Challenge gave JA of North Florida students a chance to showcase their JA companies.
Our small staff is searching for an Executive Assistant in the Boston, MA, area. Read on for details.
Manpower Group captures JA's impact on alumni employability and entrepreneurship in this video about the future of jobs.
During Marsh & McLennan Companies’ Global Volunteer Month, we’re proud to feature the global firm’s dedication to JA’s programs.
2017 | April
#SwitchOnEurope advocates for entrepreneurship education throughout Europe. Find out how to support the campaign.
Harvard Business School's HBX CORe program offers preferential pricing for JA alumni and volunteers!
With the support of the Financial Services Roundtable and in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, JA USA has launched a new series of videos with JA Kid Professor.
Last week, JA Worldwide's CEO, Asheesh Advani, and JA Americas' President, Leo Martellotto, participated in the World Economic Forum on Latin America.
Happy INJAZ Day, celebrating 12 years of teaching entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy to young people in MENA.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and this year's celebration is extra special, because JA Kid Professor has five new videos! Check out the first.
2017 | March
JA will take a lead role in the World Economic Forum on Latin America next week. Save the date and follow the event on Twitter.
What have you learned from your most unhappy #customers?
FedEx and JA kicked off the inaugural Junior Business Challenge today at the Shell Houston Open PGA TOUR event.
Big news! We're partnering with The New York Academy of Sciences Global STEM Alliance to sponsor the Global Youth STEM Challenge.
We're thrilled to team up with FedEx for a unique extension of the JA Company Program.
As part of the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2017, our CEO, Asheesh Advani, and JA Americas President, Leo Martellotto, have jointly written an article for the WEF blog.
Our CEO, Asheesh Advani, was in Canada with JA Central Ontario, Mastercard Canada, and Intrst Financial.
Young leaders around the world have the opportunity to apply for JA Canada's Next Generation Leaders Forum in Ontario, Canada.
Our Annual Report, Factbook, and online Year In Review are available to download, print, or view!
Catch up with Elizabeth Bintliff, CEO Of JA Africa, to find out how Africa’s young people are changing the continent.
Are you traveling on Delta this month? If so, flip through the inflight magazine until you see the page featuring JA and discussing Delta's partnership in 23 JA locations.
We're celebrating International Women's Day by showcasing JA alumnae who inspire us with their creativity and innovation.
Inc. Magazine recently listed nine organizations that are turning kids Into entrepreneurs. Guess which one got the most ink?
2017 | February
JA Asia Pacific just wrapped up its 2017 Company of the Year Competition. Find out who won the presigious awards and view photos, videos, and more!
This weekend, Bechtel premieres Dream Big: Engineering Our World, a giant-screen movie aimed at inspiring young innovators to change the world.
Our regional operating centers make it possible for JA to serve 10M+ young people in over 100 countries each year.
JA USA and JA of Chicago worked with Bloomberg Businessweek to run a full-page, in-kind ad for JA.
Forbes recently featured Paycor founder and JA alumnus Bob Coughlin, who credits JA for helping him have the confidence to start his $200 million business.
When Bisman Deu was a 15-year-old competing in a JA Social Innovation Relay, she was looking for a solution to the environmental damage caused by burning rice waste. She found it.
Billionaire investor Mark Cuban—of Dallas Mavericks and Shark Tank fame—got his start in JA.
JA Canada alumna Liat Fainman is one of nine influential Toronto Millennials featured in Narcity Canada this month.
2017 | January
It's the Chinese New Year, a time to celebrate your accomplishments, take a break, reunite with family, and look forward to a prosperous year ahead.
Unable to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland? No worries! Watch a live-streamed Shaping Davos session featuring our CEO, Asheesh Advani.
This week, in London, CrossKnowledge is leading a learning-management-system session for JA staff from across the network.
As our CEO, Asheesh Advani, takes the stage in Davos for a WEF panel on reshaping education, he has also released an article identifying the single most important skill students need for the jobs of the future.
Charles Fadel, founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign, has contributed a powerful article to our thought-leadership magazine, Good Company.
As the United States celebrates a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., we're motivated by his life and legacy.
The Globe and Mail, Canada's number-one national newspaper, released a summary this week of our CEO's recent podcast, recorded as part of McGill University's CEO Series.
We've partnered with Harvard HBX CORe to offer preferential pricing and streamlined registration forJA alumni. Applications for the February cohort are being accepted now!
Executive coach Mark C. Thompson who, along with our CEO is one of the Goldsmith100, offers two ways to reach your business goals in 2017.
Welcome to 2017, the year to reach your career, personal-finance, or self-employment goals! Here's your motivation for the week.
2016 | December
In early December, JA Zimbabwe hosted the JA Africa Company of the Year Competition for sub-Saharan Africa.
Earlier this month, JA Americas held its eighth Company of the Year Competition, sponsored by FedEx and Delta and hosted by JA México.
Celebrate the holidays with us . . . tell us over on social media how you'll be spending the next week or two!
JA and HBX (Harvard Business School) have teamed up to offer the HBX Credential of Readiness (CORe) at preferrential pricing for JA alumni. Join us Monday for a Facebook Live session to learn more!
Curious about whether the HBX-Harvard Business School Credential of Readiness (CORe) is right for you? Register for Wednesday's webinar!
Eastern Kentucky's economy has long been dependent on coal mining, and few industries can replace the higher wages of lost coal-mining jobs. Find out how one JA alumnus is working to retool the workforce.
JA Zimbabwe hosted this year's JA Africa Company of the Year Competition, where teams of the student companies competed for top honors.
Are you ready to earn your Credential of Readiness from HBX, the digital initiative that comes straight from Harvard Business School faculty? If you're a JA alumni, get ready for preferential pricing! Find out more in our webinar next week.
The JA-HSBC partnership drives financial-literacy education around the world, specifically through the JA More Than Money program.
In Mexico City, the top JA companies from the JA Americas region are gathering to compete for Company of the Year honors.
JA Europe held its Annual Conference earlier this week for leaders of JA member countries.
2016 | November
INJAZ Bahrain is hosting the 10th INJAZ Al-Arab Young Entrepreneurs Competition . . . the Company of the Year contest for JA in the Middle East and North Africa.
JA Africa just launched a new website. See a preview and find a link to the site by clicking below.
It's Small Business Saturday, a day to shop from your entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Last week, JA New York held its annual gala-fundraiser, which raised $800,000 to support the delivery of financial-literacy, entrepreneurship, and work-readiness programs.
Join our CEO, Asheesh Advani, at as he meets w/ Professor Karl Moore of McGill University on "The CEO Series."
The Harvard HBX CORe program bundles three essential business courses. Read about referential pricing for JA alumni.
JA of Central Florida students learned about animation, special effects, and other fascinating aspects of the attractions industry.
To celebrate, we're giving you four times the usual midweek motivation, drawing from our favorite entrepreneurial quotes.
We're pleased to announce a partnership with the IAAPA Foundation to connect global youth to attractions operators and industry suppliers in this fast-growing industry.
Meet Rhodes Scholar and JA Canada/JA Central Ontario alumnus Steven Wang, featured in our 100 Lives series.
When people ask Steve Martin how they can be successful, he doesn't tell them how to get an agent or how to network with the right people.
Last night, INJAZ Al-Arab & and MBC Hope launched the Soraya Salti Education Fund to support female education in MENA.
Harvard HBX's Credential of Readiness (CORe) helps new graduates, entrepreneurs, and seasoned professionals alike, at a fraction of the cost of Harvard Business School.
If you watched Jeopardy! last night, we're betting that you got at least one answer right.
If you're a beginner and want to become an expert, start today. Take a class, take a risk, make a new path.
The Arconic Foundation launched today, with a mission to advance STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.
World Savings Day, held on the last day of October, aims to increase public awareness of savings for both individuals and the public sector.
2016 | October
INJAZ Egypt has launched an innovative entrepreneur-exchange program with Silicon Valley tech companies.
JA Europe's Leaders for a Day links JA students to executives from Nokia and many other companies.
Last week, JA Americas and SAP launched Latin Code Week, a digital-literacy initiative that trains young people in coding, business skills, and life skills.
Publishers Clearing House caught up with Holly Bloom at work to inform her of her $1 million (USD) prize. She decided on the spot to give back to JA.
Three of our six regions hold their Company of the Year (COY) competitions in late November and early December. Thanks to FedEx for supporting students as they compete for top honors in their regions.
Swami Vivekananda tells how to reach your dream: by centering yourself on one idea and letting it fill your life.
JA New Mexico (USA) and Santa Fe Indian School are teaming up with two partners to help young Native Americans to make sound financial decisions and career choices.
Find out what our CEO and the CEO of Manpower Group discussed when they spent the day job shadowing.
We love opening up Twitter and seeing notes like this! We're honored to partner with HSBC to teach financial education around the world.
Celebrate the International Day of the Girl with JA Nigeria and its LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment, Achievement, and Development) Camp for girls.
A new JA Ireland program will encourage all students—and especially girls—to look at careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM).
Jyri Lindén and Mikko Jaatinen created their first business as students with JA Finland. Now, they run Nordic Business Forum, a global business conference.
Today, Junior Achievement Americas will sponsor a session at the International Monetary Fund/World Bank Civil Society Policy Forum.
How do we thank more than a quarter-million teachers in over 100 countries who teach JA programs? #nowords #amazing
Join JA alumnus Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures, for a small-business tweet-chat today!
JA Asia Pacific expands the JA Cha-Ching program with the assistance of Pru Life UK's Prudence Foundation.
2016 | September
This weekend, will you build your business, work on your ffinances, gain a career skill, vvolunteer? Relax? All of the above? See our weekend motivation.
INJAZ Saudi Arabia had additional resources to deliver the Steer Your Career program to 17- to 21-year-olds.
What happens when 23 MetLife Foundation volunteers spend seven hours with 150 young people? They learn critical financial and career skills!
Big news! We've teamed up with HBX to offer JA alumni preferential pricing on HBX's Credential of Readiness (CORe).
This week, JA Europe published three new articles on entrepreneurship education, hosted a two-day International Summit for Educators, and hosted a two-day entrepreneurship-education event!
Have you listened to the Giving Back Podcast, featuring our CEO, Asheesh Advani? Click for details.
JA Worldwide COO/CFO Margie Wang and CEO Asheesh Advani are at Clinton Global Initiative this week. Tune in live!
Freshman Zoree Jones wowed the JA Worldwide Board of Governors when she addressed them about her participation in the 2016 JA of Greater Washington Entrepreneurship Summit, where she received the Rising Star Award.
JA USA was featured in today's American Graduate Day, during which youth-serving organizations from across the United States are featured.
Ed Galante & his wife, Cathie, were honored last night for years of service to our board. See who jumped into his going-away photo!
Professor Theodore Levitt of Harvard Business School couldn't have summed up the JA Company Program approach any better: don't just sell a product; fill a need.
With avocados ranking as the number-one crop in Michoacán, Mexico, five JA Michoacán alumni set out to turn their agricultural bounty into a bonafide business. Read about AvoProducts.
There are just nine days left to register for our 100 Lives Video Contest. Entries are due September 11.
Congratulations to JA India, which officially celebrates ten years of work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship throughout India.
Last week's JA Alumni Europe conference brought together JA alumni from a dozen countries. We have a few more photos to add.
2016 | August
Thanks to Bloomberg Businessweek and JA Chicago's coordination with JA USA, our U.S. region will reach five million businesspeople with an in-kind advertisement that speaks to "Why JA?"
We're proud to present JA Mexico's Grupo Masari as part of our 100 Lives series, which features JA alumni who are making a difference in the world.
How many JA alumni can you fit into an elevator at the JA Alumni Europe conference in Stuttgart? Find out!
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. knew a thing or two about taking on overwhelming projects, in which success seemed an impossibility. But just climb that first step, and the rest will unfold.
Every JA alumni has a compelling story to tell. If you participated in the JA Company Program anywhere in the world and are age 13 to 25, apply for your chance to be featured in a video.
JA Canada celebrated another successful Next Generation Leaders Forum! Watch an inspiring video that sums up the week-long intensive program.
What do Albert Einstein and JA have in common? Plenty!
Peruse JA Asia Pacific's collection of photos from last week's FedEx/JA Asia Pacific International Trade Challenge, where 24 teams of JA students worked to solve a challenge topic.
Calling all JA Company Program alums, age 13 to 25: Enter for a chance to be part of our 100 Lives collection!
Looking for a place to celebrate International Youth Day? Join us for a Twitter chat on Friday.
We're pleased to announce that HSBC has made a three-year, $6.3-million commitment to continue our partnership.
JA of Southwest New England and United Technologies Corporation have created an international exchange between American and Chinese students.
Every year, JA Canada invites top JA Company Program participants from around the world to Toronto for the Next Generation Leaders Forum. The 2016 conference starts August 8!
A grant from FedEx allowed us to travel to Jalpan, Mexico, where Jonathan de Jesus Muñoz runs Blokera Muñoz, a concrete company.
What small opportunity will you seize on this Monday?
2016 | July
The Canadian Prime Minister takes time out of his busy schedule to congratulate Team OVERTIME.
The final day of the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition in Lucerne, Switzerland, featured a showcase of all the team's products, the final judging, and the awards ceremony.
Day 2 of the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition in Lucerne featured opening speeches, student interviews, team pitches/presentations, and a boat ride.
Day 2 of JA Europe's Company of the Year Competition begins in a few hours. Here's a look at Day 1.
Sixteen-year-old Italo Erazo first participated in a JA El Salvador program at ten years old. Get inspired by the rest of his story.
Scotiabank is investing $2 million in JA Americas' Road to Success project, which gives young people tools and hands-on workshops.
Looking for Monday motivation? Keep this graphic handy as a reminder that your bright light needs to shine on.
JA of the Eastern Shore teamed up with the town of Salisbury to hire 10 students this summer.
Because students tend to see only the public-facing jobs at financial-services companies, JA Isle of Man teamed up with Barclays to show the full range of employment opportunities, skills, and training available.
Vivian Lau, CEO of JA Asia Pacific, will moderate a Facebook Live Chat today with Clifford Hart, U.S. Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau.
Is there a right time to start a new business? Angel investor Ron Conway doesn't think so.
Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser al-Thani, INJAZ Qatar's chairperson, spoke recently at an INJAZ Ambassadors launch.
Having trouble believing your financial, career, or startup dreams are possible? It's time to start practicing.
2016 | June
FedEx put the JA Worldwide logo on the #11 FedEx Cares Toyota, and Denny Hamlin raced our logo to a second-place finish!
"The unique model we have here—really an Israeli model—is that the instructors are not teachers as they are in Europe and the US."
Vivian Lau joined government officials, business leaders, and influencers from around the world in a panel discussion on “Shaping the Future of Production."
Our COO and CFO, Margie Wang, is in Tianjin, China, for the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions, speaking about STEM.
JA will ride along with NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin and the #11 FedEx Racing Team in the Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday.
JA USA and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will partner to promote work readiness in schools.
JA USA’s top students are gathered in Washington, D.C., for the National Student Leadership Summit and Company of the Year Competition.
NGO Advisor released its list of the top 100 NGOs in the world . . . and guess who's on it? INJAZ Al-Arab, a member of JA Worldwide!
Students from across Canada and around the world will meet in Toronto, August 8-12. Registration is now open!
Thirteen young people join business leaders at tonight's JA Asia Pacific Youth Talk Conference at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center.
We're excited to share that the United Nations has launched a search for young leaders to help achieve the Global Goals for sustainable development.
It's time for our worldwide board meeting, and this time, we're in Hong Kong, where we also get to meet with JA Asia Pacific staff and the heads of JA-AP locations.
Thanks to the GE Foundation, JA students around the world are sharpening their STEM skills and adding to their career options.
Check out our thought-leadership magazine and discover what Senior Marketing Director Erin Sawyer has to say about the SXSW conference and access.
JA Americas' Development Director, Celia Deitz, is at the World Bank Global Youth Forum in Washington, D.C. Watch the livestream now.
The CEO of Citi Holdings (and our Board Chair) shares an inspiring talk.
We're looking forward to working with Citi volunteers during Citi’s 11th annual Global Community Day to help improve our global community.
Su'a Cravens, Matt Ioannidis, and two dozen other Washington Redskins (National Football League) players spent time at JA Finance Park in Maryland, USA.
Richard Branson offers midweek motivation to hang in there when business realities set us back.
Have you been reading our thought-leadership magazine over on Medium? Our latest article discusses financial illiteracy, and explains that teaching personal finance in childhood offers a range of positive outcomes.
Johnson & Johnson announced a partnership today with JA to advance the education of young women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.
Matthew Chan, Xinyu Lin, and Neeraj Sakhrani from Bronx High School of Science took first place at the JA of New York Ninth Annual High School Business Plan Competition.
Our CEO, Asheesh Advani, was featured recently in an article about helping parents raise financially successful kids.
Thanks to FedEx, we traveled to Jamaica to meet Nicholas Kee, who started Plastato as a JA student in Kingston.
2016 | May
Is your dream feeling too big to be possible? Your Monday motivation is from a Nobel Peace-Prize winner.
We're excited to announce that we've launched an online thought-leadership magazine on Medium, called Good Company.
What do foreign policy, diplomacy, and lava lamps have in common? Meet our featured alumnus, Luis G. Moreno, U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica.
HSBC has partnered with JA USA and JA of New York in an exciting new program called “Crash the Classroom.”
Fortune Magazine recently featured Bechtel Corporation, which is not only a global construction and engineering giant, but also a JA Worldwide partner.
Edison tested more than 6,000 filament materials in his quest to produce an affordable lightbulb.
As a student working with JA Bajío in San Juan del Río, Querétaro, México, Diana Martínez Mancilla saw a business opportunity.
INJAZ Al-Arab is helping young women get on firm financial footing in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan.
Sign up now for a free social-entrepreneurship MOOC from openSAP, the online learning platform from SAP, an important partner with JA Americas.
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky shares wisdom that applies to anyone going after a goal. What shot can you take today?
Ung Företagsamhet (JA Sweden) is hosting its SM Young Enterprise 2016, showcasing Sweden's foremost young entrepreneurs, and our CEO, Asheesh Advani, is there.
JA has been chosen to ride along with Denny Hamlin and the #11 FedEx Racing Team in the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Last night, our CEO, Asheesh Advani, spoke at the Canadian Business Hall of Fame Gala, which is presented in support of JA Canada.
JA USA, one of our six regional operating centers worldwide, served an astounding 4.6 million students last year.
Sir Richard Branson wrote a blog post yesterday praising JA's entrepreneurship model.
Each year, JA helps over 10 million students reach their financial, entrepreneurship, and work-readiness dreams.
May is Global Volunteer Month at Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), and JA will benefit from volunteer partnership in nearly two dozen locations around the world.
Have you seen the campaign that INJAZ Al-Arab (JA in the Middle East and North Africa) launched in early April?
Malala Yousafzai believes that every child with the right opportunities and influences can go on to change the world.
2016 | April
Tonight, JA Central Ontario held its end-of-year Company Program celebration, called VentureOn. The excitement coming from students before and during the event will make your day.
Need a primer on words like income, taxes, gross income, and net income? Watch JA Kid Professor!
Watch our slideshow of Abigail Smith, one our featured 100 Lives alumni, who learned to run her own business via JA Jamaica.
During Financial Literacy Month, we're featuring each of the six regions in our global family. Today, we're turning our attention to JA Africa.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and we're featuring the impact of our six regions around the world. Today's shout-out is to JA Europe.
We traveled to Jamaica to meet JA alumnus Jerome Cowans—a youth-development consultant focused on youth leadership and empowerment—to find out how JA changed his life.
It's a beautiful Monday in much of the world, so we're wondering: What is your great mind discussing today?
Today, we're celebrating the JA students who make every day EarthDay.
We're snapping photos at JA Europe's Annual General Meeting, where the CEOs of member countries meet to discuss impact and strategy.
JA USA just released its latest JA Finance Park report, which evaluates students’ increase in financial capability and positive financial habits after participating in the program.
Thanks to a grant from FedEx to document the lives of 100 JA alumni, we get to take you to El Salvador to meet Cindy Jazmin Amaya Gomez, CEO of Chocolovers, a JA company she started in high school.
TravelX, a JA company, has teamed up with Malta Public Transport to develop and test a mobile transportation app.
Catch up on Thursday's live-tweet of the IMF/World Bank panel on youth employment and United Nations' Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
It’s Financial Literacy Month, and we’re featuring the work of our six regions around the world.
We’re joining Citi Foundation, Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), and Fundación Hilo Sagrado for a panel at the World Bank #SMCSO16.