Stories

  • Katarina reflects on winning the JA Young Leader Award in Slovakia

    Katarina reflects on winning the JA Young Leader Award in Slovakia

    This autumn, JA Slovakia in collaboration with Citi organised the JA Young Leader student conference for the best 30 students of the JA Company Programme from the school year of 2016-2017.

  • JA Sweden – a good experience for IT consultant

    JA Sweden – a good experience for IT consultant

    Johanna Sondell works on the tech company Avanade, a national partner of Young Business, and has the cool title Senior Consultant in XD (User Experience Design). But what does it really mean?

  • Leaders-for-a-Day at Lloyd’s

    Leaders-for-a-Day at Lloyd’s

    As recounted by Marie-Claire Lenhard, 19 years old, student, Germany and André Pires Alves, 20 years old, student, Germany. Those experiences and stories showed me that there is this huge amount of possibilities for everybody and that life isn’t a straight marathon but an adventurous path with hundreds of other paths. Staying passionate about what you love and motivated is that one thing that helps you navigate through the labyrinth of life.

  • JA Alumna now mentors others through Bloomberg volunteer program

    JA Alumna now mentors others through Bloomberg volunteer program

    Anna Molin, Social Media Reporter, Bloomberg LP I’m a Junior Achievement alumna so it feels natural for me to volunteer through Bloomberg Startup, our company’s global education engagement program, to give back to a programme that I myself benefitted from as a teenager.

  • Seizing rare opportunities – NN Japan volunteer

    Seizing rare opportunities – NN Japan volunteer

    By Yasuko Ogawa, Local General Counsel, NN Japan

    I always wanted to contribute to educational programmes for young students. I have volunteered as a teacher’s assistant at an elementary school (for physically challenged class) in the USA when I was a college student. Rarely do companies in Japan provide such kind of opportunities.

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