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  • 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.

  • JA Europe and partners committed to a more sustainable future by 2030

    17 September 2018

    With the power to end poverty, build financial and career resilience, as well as prepare for the future of jobs, JA is ready to celebrate the Global Goals Week. Since 2015, local and regional JA offices, business stakeholders, and schools have a unique opportunity to align their collective work to The Global Goals. The goals were developed to enable us all - the citizens in the world - to understand and act accordingly, to make sure that we in cooperation can create the future we want to live in.

  • JA presents policy paper to G20 Education Ministers

    03 September 2018

    G20 governments must team up with business communities to revamp the world’s outdated education systems that aren’t preparing young people for the job market of the future. This is one of the main recommendations in JA Worldwide’s policy paper Education, The Future of the Labour Market, and Youth Skills, which will be presented at the first-ever G20 meeting of Ministers of Education in Argentina on Wednesday.

  • SureLight from UK, best JA Europe Company of the Year 2018

    20 July 2018

    After a year-long entrepreneurial experience, developing their own company from the idea to reality, over 200 students gathered in Belgrade (Serbia) to compete with their counterparts from across Europe. 39 student-teams took part in the European competition, as part of JA Europe’s flagship JA Company Programme, which gives them the opportunity to set up and run a real business, supported by teachers and business mentors. 

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