Stories

  • Opening young Dutch minds to social innovation

    Opening young Dutch minds to social innovation

    On one early morning in November of 2016, Jong Ondernemen (JO) in the Netherlands hit the highway and made their way to Veluws College Walterbosch in Apeldoorn. Their mission was to deliver a lesson under the programme of Social Innovation Relay (SIR) to students aged 15 to 18 (fourth graders). 101 students from three classes benefited from the lesson.

  • Fresh Insights from Euroclear Volunteers

    Fresh Insights from Euroclear Volunteers

    After recently volunteering in JA Poland’s Open Company workshop this past November 2016, two Euroclear volunteers provided us with some feedback on their unique experiences in the classroom.

  • Female-focused Avanade Job Shadow Day in Spain

    Female-focused Avanade Job Shadow Day in Spain

    Mirna Rodriguez, User Experience Architect, Avanade Spain volunteered with Fundacionjaes (JA Spain) in November 2016 during a special job shadow day geared towards promoting women in STEM careers.

  • Euroclear volunteer at JA Finland Start Up Workshop

    Euroclear volunteer at JA Finland Start Up Workshop

    Arno Illukka, Head of Corporate Technology Finland and Sweden, Euroclear, volunteered with JA Finland during a Start Up workshop in October 2016.

  • Think and act beyond your boundaries

    Think and act beyond your boundaries

    Interview with Benjamin Schriel from B-Yours, by Loek Zanders   Before attending university, I was already interested in entrepreneurship and building a business of my own. My parents have always encouraged it. At my high school, together with some friends, I used to organize parties. We would rent a location, book a DJ and sell tickets to all our friends.

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