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  • JA Europe and EIT RawMaterials join forces to foster innovation-driven entrepreneurship in the raw materials sector

    13 November 2018

    The EU is committed to creating 10,000 new jobs in the European raw materials sector in the short term. JA Europe and EIT RawMaterials’ partnership blends entrepreneurship and STEM education to bring innovation focusing on raw materials into the classroom in Bulgaria and Romania.

  • 17 schools awarded for their entrepreneurial achievements

    08 November 2018

    17 outstanding primary and secondary schools championing entrepreneurship education received the Entrepreneurial School Awards on 7 November in Vienna.
    The Entrepreneurial School (TES) Awards is an annual recognition, led by JA Europe, which aims to provide a supportive and motivational framework to guide schools, headmasters and teachers from across Europe in their entrepreneurial learning initiatives.

  • JA Europe and Arconic Foundation continue their focus on STEM education and Entrepreneurship

    17 October 2018

    Second year of ‘Inventing the Future’ project aims to expose students to key challenges related to material innovation in the manufacturing industry.

  • 6 young people who are changing what it means to be an entrepreneur

    11 October 2018

    Six outstanding young entrepreneurs and leaders from six different countries have been selected for  this year’s FERD’s LIST. Their stories show there is a new kind of entrepreneurship out there.

    FERD’S LIST is an initiative of JA Europe to recognize and celebrate young men and women on a unique path to “creating enduring value and leaving lasting a lasting footprint”.

  • JA Europe appoints Avanade CEO as new Board of Directors Chairman

    11 October 2018

    Junior Achievement (JA) Europe today announced that Adam Warby, CEO of Avanade, Inc. has been selected as JA Europe’s new Chairman of its Board of Directors. Warby will take over from Accenture COO, Jo Deblaere, who has been in the role for the last six years. Warby, who is celebrating his 10th anniversary as Avanade’s CEO this year, has a track record of driving growth through innovation and under his leadership, Avanade has grown to over $2.4bn in sales and 34,000 professionals in 26 countries globally.

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