18 October 2017
The new partnership project ‘Inventing the Future’ blends entrepreneurship and STEM education to bring innovation and creativity into the classroom.
• $260.000 investment over two academic years
• Positively impacting more than 600 young people (15-19 years old)
• Over 50 Arconic volunteers actively mentoring the ‘leaders of tomorrow’
16 October 2017
Young entrepreneurs from six member states have found a place on Ferd’s List, a new annual celebration of European entrepreneurship. The List recognizes the achievements of these award-winners not only as entrepreneurs but also as significant contributors to society.
04 October 2017
JA Europe and Euroclear, are collaborating for a fourth consecutive year in a skills-based volunteering campaign promoting entrepreneurial and business skills among students.
31 July 2017
On 17-20 July, the JA Global Leadership Conference 2017 took place in Atlanta (Georgia). Under the theme ‘One JA’, the conference gathered some 300 JA leaders from across the globe, committed to align with the current strategic priorities and prepare for the upcoming JA Centennial in 2019.
The event was also the occasion to celebrate JA’s success and recognize personalities who exemplify JA. A special celebration dinner recognized those who had 30, 35 and 40 years of service to JA and announced the recipients of various prestigious awards. JA Europe distinguished itself by winning three out of the four international awards.
12 July 2017
Over 200 students gathered in Brussels to celebrate the top JA companies from across Europe. This year, 37 student-teams competed as part of JA Europe’s flagship JA Company Programme, which gives them the opportunity to set up and run a real business.
His Majesty the King of the Belgians, EU Commissioners Marianne Thyssen and Tibor Navracsics, Belgian Ministers Alexander De Croo and Willy Borsus, as well as foreign dignitaries and various business volunteers were among those who attended the stand exhibition of the student companies, all keen to show their support.
Participants of the European Entrepreneurship Education Summit also came to see the students in action, both events being held simultaneously in Brussels, seat of the European Institutions.