Build­ing future lead­ers and strong cit­i­zens

Jamaica Gleaner - - MESSSAGE -

JU­NIOR ACHIEVE­MENT (JA) Ja­maica has a rich history of build­ing future lead­ers and strong cit­i­zens through the projects and pro­grammes it of­fers. This is ev­i­dent as our stu­dents go on to do amaz­ing things, from found­ing busi­nesses to work­ing in in­ter­na­tional and multi­na­tional com­pa­nies, or set­ting up suc­cess­ful char­i­ties. Take a few min­utes to meet some of our alumni as they share how JA Ja­maica has im­pacted their lives. Name: Mathew Bourne Age :22 Am­bi­tion: En­tre­pre­neur Last JA role: Alum­nus JA impact: Helped me to re­alise my in­ner pas­sion for en­trepreneur­ship. Name: Donae Lind­say Age :18 Am­bi­tion: Stu­dent at the Univer­sity of the West In­dies, Mona Last JA role: Pres­i­dent of Kre­ole Har­vest JA impact: As­sisted with my per­sonal de­vel­op­ment and pro­vided av­enues for me to give back to my com­mu­nity. Name: Nizar Bi­asaor Age :20 Am­bi­tion: Trainee at CIBC First Caribbean In­ter­na­tional Bank and stu­dent at the Univer­sity of the West In­dies, Mona Last JA role: JACE par­tic­i­pant JA impact: Aided in my pro­fes­sional de­vel­op­ment by pre­par­ing me with the skill sets needed for the world of work. Name: Shauntel Clarke Age :22 Am­bi­tion: Stu­dent at the Univer­sity of the West In­dies, Mona Last JA role: Event co­or­di­na­tor at JA Ja­maica/ Alumna JA impact: Helped me to re­alise my am­bi­tion in avi­a­tion man­age­ment and my knack for mar­ket­ing.

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