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Company Overview of Junior Achievement, Inc.

Company Overview

Junior Achievement, Inc. is a charitable institution which educates students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy through experiential and hands-on, and in-school and after-school programs in the United States and internationally. It provides services through a network of volunteers. The institution was founded in 1919 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado with additional offices in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, and the United States.

One Education Way

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

United States

Founded in 1919





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Junior Achievement, Inc. Key Developments

JA Worldwide Announces Management Changes

JA Worldwide announced that it has chosen Asheesh Advani as its next CEO. Advani has extensive experience as a successful entrepreneur in the technology and financial services sectors. In addition, he brings years of non-profit leadership to the organization, which provides workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy programs to youth around the world through innovative, experiential programs. Advani’s career includes his recent role as CEO of Covestor. Previously, he was vice president and general manager at Thomson Reuters, a consultant with the World Bank Group, and founder and CEO of CircleLending. Effective in July, Advani will succeed Sean Rush, who has served as CEO of JA Worldwide since 2008.

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