Stories

  • Creating value in business: My JA road to becoming an entrepreneur

    Creating value in business: My JA road to becoming an entrepreneur

    Right after starting high school, when I was around 16 years old, I heard that students participating in my school’s JA Company Programme were doing exceptionally well at the national level. They were winning awards, participating in international competitions...I wanted to be one of those students! 

  • Leaders-for-a-Day: An incredible journey for my students

    Leaders-for-a-Day: An incredible journey for my students

    36 teenagers from all Europe + 36 leaders + a remarkable organization = an impressive experience. Here is a brief summary of our three unique days in Brussels.

  • Building innovative dreams during Microsoft visit

    Building innovative dreams during Microsoft visit

    First of all, we would like to express our gratitude by saying that our Junior Achievement (JA) experience was extremely useful and truly life-changing. We participated in both innovative and entrepreneurial projects, as well as STEM-focused competitions, and the knowledge and skills we’ve gained are vital for any person looking to pursue a future in this area. Thanks to JA we are better prepared for our next education and career prospects.

  • Discovering your passion and building confidence

    Discovering your passion and building confidence

    Matei Cretu, participated in GEP in 2014 and his team won the European Final in Madrid. The GEP European Final brought together 75 students from 13 countries to collectively work on designing solutions that would help young people become more successful in finding employment and more proactive in creating jobs for themselves.

  • An interactive window to my future and the real business world

    An interactive window to my future and the real business world

    Evgenia Kotopoulou (student at A’ Arsakeio Lykeio of Psychiko in Athens, Greece) is a former participant of the Global Enterprise Project (GEP). A unique pan-European programme that equips students with key business and entrepreneurial skills, helping them make informed decisions about their future careers.

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