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MetLife Volunteer Work with INJAZ Lebanon and Egypt

MetLife Volunteer Work with INJAZ Lebanon and Egypt

Thank you, MetLife, for all you do for INJAZ Al-Arab and our entire worldwide community!

JA Europe Cited 39 Times in New Education Report

JA Europe Cited 39 Times in New Education Report

Eurydice, the EU agency responsible for cooperation in the field of education, just released Entrepreneurship Education at School in Europe, a report that captures the latest developments in European entrepreneurship education. In it, JA Europe's best practices are cited a whopping 39 times!

Monday Motivation from a Chinese Proverb

Monday Motivation from a Chinese Proverb

JA: Growing young people and creating prosperity since 1919.

JA Global Community Mourns the Loss of Brussels Alumnus

JA Global Community Mourns the Loss of Brussels Alumnus

JA Belgium, JA Europe, and the entire JA network are mourning the loss of JA alumnus Léopold Hecht, who was killed in Brussels on Tuesday.

JA Americas Receives "Better for Education" Grant from Western Union

JA Americas Receives "Better for Education" Grant from Western Union

Congratulations to JA Americas, which will receive a $200,000 grant from Western Union to train even more young people with 21st-century job skills.

JA USA and the Voya Foundation Release Survey on Teens and Financial Aid

JA USA and the Voya Foundation Release Survey on Teens and Financial Aid

Junior Achievement USA and the Voya Foundation just released a new survey of 1,000 teens and their thoughts on attending college, receiving financial assistance, and paying off student loans. 

JA Student Company Manufactures Tracking Device

JA Student Company Manufactures Tracking Device

What tracks your most valuable items and acts as a wireless remote for your camera phone? A product from JA students, called TrackMate.

Former Pro Athlete Brian Jordan Wishes He'd Had JA When He Was Young

Former Pro Athlete Brian Jordan Wishes He'd Had JA When He Was Young

Brian Jordan, former professional baseball and professional football player, might be our best spokesperson!

SXSW and the UN Sustainability Goals

SXSW and the UN Sustainability Goals

It's the last day at SXSW for our Marketing Director, Erin Sawyer, who is spending time at interactive and nonprofit sessions.

Monday Motivation from Lao Tzu

Monday Motivation from Lao Tzu

You may feel a thousand miles away from your goal of running your own business, saving for a major purchase, or getting a promotion. But what single step can you take today?

Inspiration and Barbecue Sauce at South by Southwest

Inspiration and Barbecue Sauce at South by Southwest

Our Senior Director of Marketing and Operations is at SXSW (South by Southwest), picking up ideas for how we tell the JA story in our digital channels. And drawing with barbecue sauce.

Citi & Citi Foundation Support Women for Development Program

Citi & Citi Foundation Support Women for Development Program

As we celebrate women this week, we give a huge thanks to Citi and Citi Foundation for supporting Mujeres Emprendedoras (Women for Development).

Corporate Volunteers Honored at JA USA Event

Corporate Volunteers Honored at JA USA Event

JA USA held its annual Volunteer Summit in New York City, where top corporate volunteers were honored.

CEO Asheesh Advani Teams with YPO for Podcast

CEO Asheesh Advani Teams with YPO for Podcast

In the best ten minutes you'll spend all day, CEO Asheesh Advani teams up with YPO and author/podcaster Kevin Daum to talk about JA Worldwide's impact.

Celebrating International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day

It's International Women's Day, and we're proud of JA's track record in training and mentoring today's young women to be tomorrow's leaders!

Monday Motivation from Henry Ford

Monday Motivation from Henry Ford

Every startup, every financial goal, and every skill-building routine has its headwinds. But keep at it, and your financial, employment, and entrepreneurial goals will pay off. 

JA Company Program Incubates Nonprofits, Too

JA Company Program Incubates Nonprofits, Too

If you thought the JA Company Program incubated only for-profit companies, 12th-grader Liat Fainman-Adelman, president of Compass, wants you to reconsider.

INJAZ Al-Arab Named Top Twitter Account for MENA

INJAZ Al-Arab Named Top Twitter Account for MENA

Because.bz Magazine has named INJAZ Al-Arab as the #1 essential Twitter account for the Middle East and North Africa. 

Midweek Motivation from Tim Ferriss

Midweek Motivation from Tim Ferriss

Author and tech entrepreneur Tim Ferriss reminds us that "someday" usually means "never." Whatever your "someday" wish, start now. Right now.

JA Saskatchewan Launches Unique Partnership with Chamber of Commerce

JA Saskatchewan Launches Unique Partnership with Chamber of Commerce

JA Saskatchewan has launched a partnership with its Chamber of Commerce: Chamber staff, local business owners, and entrepreneurs will use JA's curriculum in schools.