Junior Achievement opens Binghampton HQ
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 […]
New Junior Achievement Center opening in Binghampton
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 […]
Junior Achievement president revitalizes Memphis entrepreneur program
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.
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South to launch Startup Park by FedEx program
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 […]
Fifth-graders run a city for a day at JA BizTown
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.
Bowlin’ on the River Bowl-A-Thon
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!