Day: February 21, 2022

FedEx, Citi Foundation and Others Support Youth Entrepreneurship as JA Africa Hosts 11th Company of the Year Competition

February 21, 2022, Accra – JA Africa’s Company of the Year Competition (COY) returns for the 11th edition from February 24 – 26, 2022, bringing together Africa’s most impressive high school entrepreneurs for this contest of business skills, ingenuity, and innovation. COY 2021 will be hosted virtually by JA Mauritius under the theme ‘Innovating with …

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Simi Nwogugu Becomes First African Woman to Win The Bert King Award for Service

JA Africa’s CEO, Simi Nwogugu, has been awarded the Bert King Award for Service at the African American Student Union’s (AASU) 49th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference at Harvard Business School which was hosted from February 18-19, 2022, with the theme “Rise Up: Bolstering Momentum Around Black Excellence.” The Bert King award is presented annually to recognize …

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