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  • Empowering the next generation of global entrepreneurs

    09 April 2018

    FedEx extends support to JA Company Programme in seven European countries

    JA Worldwide and FedEx Express have enjoyed a longstanding relationship as part of the company’s commitment to encouraging global entrepreneurship. FedEx Express has supported the JA Company Programme – our flagship entrepreneurial education program – for over 17 years. The Company of the Year Competition that took place in Brussels last year marked the tenth anniversary of FedEx continuous support for JA Europe.

  • AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award 2018: online finale selects top 3, winner to be announced on 16 May

    05 April 2018

    Each year, thousands of JA alumni enter Europe’s economy as potential entrepreneurs. This year, some 37 young people who have participated in a JA programme, have made it past the initial start-up phase and have a business concept with strong growth potential, applied for the award.

  • Youth Speak Up for a better quality education, jobs and a safer Europe

    21 March 2018

    The final event of the 'Why Europe Matters' campaign took place on 21 March at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels. The occasion - held under the patronage of the Bulgarian EU Presidency - was designed to foster the dialogue between young Europeans, policy-makers and business representatives.

  • Avanade & JA Europe increase efforts to inspire more girls to pursue STEM careers

    08 March 2018

    JA Europe and Avanade, are joining efforts for a second academic year to empower, upskill and educate young women about technology, enabling them to make a considered decision on choosing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

  • JA Europe remembers Sonja Bata

    26 February 2018

    Last week, the Bata Shoe Museum announced the passing of a great visionnary, Mrs Sonja Bata, a long-term supporter of Junior Achievement.

    Caroline Jenner, CEO of JA Europe, shared: “We are grateful to Sonja Bata for sharing so many years and so much energy and inspiration with us. We will miss her! Our deepest condolences to all her family.”

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