Acheiver: The JA Africa Blog

May 23, 2022

JA Africa Brings on Legal and Human Resource Expertise with the Addition of Two Highly Accomplished Women to its Board

JA Africa has welcomed Samallie Kiyingi, a Ugandan Finance Lawyer, and Camille Blair, a Human Resource Expert, to its Board of Directors, who steer the organization […]
March 18, 2022

YPO Honors JA Leaders, Reinforcing Ties Between the Two Organizations

Each year, YPO, the global leadership community of extraordinary CEOs, recognizes members who are making an impact that is sustainable and scalable, and affects people, prosperity, […]
March 17, 2022

JA Africa Named Amongst 10 Leading NGOs Shaping Africa’s Future

JA Africa is honored to be listed as a Top 10 Leading NGO Shaping Africa’s Future by Avance Media. This recognition is an affirmation of the […]
March 3, 2022

Kenya’s Project Yoof Crowned Company of the Year at Continental Entrepreneurship Showcase

Accra, Ghana – JA Africa announces the winners of the 11th Company of the Year Competition which was hosted virtually by JA Mauritius from February 24 […]
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 […]
February 21, 2022

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 […]
January 24, 2022

Boeing, INJAZ Al-Arab, and JA Africa Expand Partnership Towards Greater Impact

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 January 2022: INJAZ Al-Arab, a member of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, the world’s largest non-profit business education organization, has announced the […]
December 17, 2021

Encouraging Girls in STEM in Côte d’Ivoire

GE and Junior Achievement Ivory Coast hosted a “Girls in STEM” event for 100 secondary school girls to build foundational science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) knowledge. […]
December 13, 2021

Mastercard and JA South Africa Empower Women to Start or Grow their own Businesses

Johannesburg, South Africa: 9 December 2021 – To support the growth and development of women entrepreneurs and curb the high unemployment rate in South Africa, Mastercard funded […]
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