Building bridges - Opening windows
Maria Fridefors, Teacher
Enterprise without Borders (EWB)
Interested in upgrading the Entrepreneurship course to a new level and to create situations where your students get an opportunity to improve their language skills, expand their business talents and get a deeper understanding about international trading? Bring your passion for teaching, individual growth and the academic progress of each and every one of your students into the Entrepreneurship and Business courses and start a collaboration with a school and colleagues in another country! It could be a way to build bridges between people and encourage students to develop proficiencies valuable in a globalized world.
My JA Story: Improving the lives of visually impaired people
Tudor Popa, Inventor of the Mitra Glasses
"Innovation is one of the most important aspects of today’s industry. Even if this may sounds hard to achieve, you just need to analyze the real needs and problems of the society and see what can be improved. I advise all the other businesses to show how they improve the world as we know it by innovation and why their business is going to still be valuable in the future".
More women like tech
Åsa Arvidsson, CEO of Avanade Sweden
Working in the IT industry, or the tech industry, as it is also called, does not have to be as technical as it sounds. As in many other areas people with a great understanding of other people's needs are needed also in the tech industry. This is what Åsa Arvidsson, CEO of Avanade Sweden says.
“We need to invest in young people!”
Anneli Sundström, Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Nordic countries, Citi
Today’s youth have the ability and determination to tackle some of society’s most pressing problems, but need the guidance and support to help them on their way. This is where JA Europe’s Company Program comes in!
AT&T Helps Aspiring Young People Skill-Up for Career Opportunities in the Digital Age
Peter Daly, VP Global Service Management at AT&T
There’s a culture shift going on at AT&T as our business grows in technology, media, and telecommunications. It’s a culture of continuous learning to acquire new skills, so that we can create the talent needed to drive innovation across our company. We are investing in education and training to create a diverse and skilled workforce that will help power our company for the future. Through the AT&T Aspire initiative, we help provide access to the training young people need to get and keep good jobs.