May 25, 2021 – London, ON. Junior Achievement South Western Ontario and Junior Achievement Waterloo Region are pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Gallant as President and CEO of both charters, effective May 17, 2021 Karen is taking the reins from Bev Robinson, who will be retiring after 14 years in the post at JA South Western Ontario after having successfully strengthened the organization while steering through significant change. Robinson has also been serving as Interim President of JA Waterloo Region since March…
JA National Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2021 National Award Winners:
Maya Bezubiak (JA Northern Alberta) – Evelyn Ruskin JA Corporate Awareness Scholarship Winner
Xiaoqi (Estelle) Pu (JABC) – Al Beech Award Winner
Nicolas Dostie (JA Quebec) – Seymour Schulich Entrepreneurship Scholarship Winner
Volunteers have been an integral partner of JA since our inception in 1955. Whether teaching youth about financial literacy in classrooms or inspiring young entrepreneurs in corporate boardrooms across the country, volunteers have shared their experience and knowledge and set these youth on the path to success.
The pandemic has necessitated a change to JA’s program delivery model but volunteers remain vital partners. Volunteers now may “zoom” into a classroom remotely to facilitate part of a program, speak about their career or participate in a Q&A session…
JA Canada announces the recipients of the 2021 Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards
JA Canada is pleased to announce Dave Steeves and Andrew Marchant as the recipients of the 2021 Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards. These awards honour volunteers who advance the goals of JA both locally and nationally.
“Dave and Andrew are truly deserving of the Royden Richardson National JA Volunteer Awards – for their dedication to preparing our students through the mission of Junior Achievement,” said Scott Hillier, President and CEO, JA Canada….
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