JA Blog

Board Spotlight: Amy Winhoven

It is with great pleasure we recognize Amy Winhoven as the Board Spotlight this month. Amy is the SVP and Head of Strategic Planning at i.d.e.a., one of the leading marketing and branding agencies in San Diego. The young mom has been a dedicated supporter of Junior Achievement since her high school days. Read More

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

JA's Marla Black Receives Top Honors

Each year San Diego Magazine and the East County Chamber of Commerce, shine a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders, who have made a significant contribution in our community. These innovative women are pioneers in their fields, serve as role models for our youth, and inspire others to follow in their footsteps. For these reasons, we are extremely proud to announce, our very own, Marla Black received top honors at both prestigious events Read More

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

JA Announces New VP of Development

Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA), is delighted to announce Karolyn Dale has joined the nonprofit as its new Vice President of Development. In this role, Dale, will lead fundraising initiatives to advance JA’s mission and help diversify philanthropic giving to support the nonprofit's growth and expansion. Read More

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Fifth Annual Junior Achievement Golf Classic Raises over $174,000 for San Diego Kids

Thank you to our golfers and sponsors for making Junior Achievement’s 5th Annual Golf Classic a huge success! Presented by San Diego Fluid System Technologies, 103 golfers enjoyed 18 holes at the scenic Grand Golf Club on Friday, September 8th. The participants raised more than $170,000 to support JA’s mission to impact nearly 81,500 students this year by teaching them how to get a job, start a business and manage their money. Read More

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Helix High Kicks off School Year with Mission Fed JA Finance Park

Program was brought to life by our partners at Intuit.

Helix High seniors kicked off the school year by learning how to make smart economic choices with a trip to Mission Fed JA Finance Park this month. The experiential program was brought to life by our partners at Intuit. The team of professionals served as valued mentors to help prepare students for the real world. Read More

AUGUST 30, 2017