JA celebrated the opening of its new Binghampton headquarters on Jan. 20. The Wang Experiential Learning Center (516 Tillman) is named for Memphis entrepreneur and philanthropist Robert Wang and his […]
The center serves K-12 students teaching real-life skills. President Leigh Mansberg said, “You can’t have a strong city without healthy business, but you can’t build a strong business without a […]
Three years in as president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South, Mansberg has unleashed her own entrepreneurial bent to reshape the way JA works, digging down to formularize the can-do and entrepreneurial energy that was simply the air she breathed in Pine Bluff.
Startup Park by FedEx is a program for 5th and 6th graders where students interact with local startups led by black, brown, and women entrepreneurs in the early stages of […]
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South built a city that models all the careers that students can aspire to have as adults, and they run the city during a five-hour simulation.
Lace up your bowling shoes and raise funds for JA! JA’s largest fundraising event of the year is also one of the area’s top team-building experiences. Companies and organizations from across the Mid-South form bowling teams and hit the lanes to enjoy raffle give-a-ways, music, trivia, and champagne!