JA Leading Ladies | Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

JA Leading Ladies


Lead Where You Are

JA Leading Ladies connects businesswomen and outstanding female high school students in the Baltimore area to celebrate successes, develop talents, capture new opportunities and inspire the next generation of women leaders. The event celebrates the power of women at various ages and stages of life, and inspires participants with increased knowledge and confidence to further their career goals and network building. Through presentations, table discussions and interactive student/mentor activities, the event stays true to the hands-on JA philosophy of providing real-world experiences that help youth create an aspiration and plan for their futures.

Overall Impact:

  • Mentorship opportunity to connect youth to role models to which they would not normally have access
  • Exposure to women's market in an empowering dynamic setting
  • Introduction to high-growth careers and corporate environments
  • Development of career aspirations and goals
  • Team building
  • Networking
  • Skill development for participants and increased speaking skills, confidence and self-esteem for young women

Presenting Sponsor

Howard Bank

Host Sponsor

Giveaway Sponsor

In-Kind Sponsor


Table Sponsors


Alderson Loop

Allegis Group

Allstate Foundation

Baltimore Life Companies


Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Ernst & Young, LLP



First National Bank

Grant Thornton, LLP

Howard County Women's Giving Circle

Howard Community College

Humphrey Management

Kite Technology Group

Lion Brothers

Lockheed Martin

Maryland 529

M&T Bank

Medifast, Inc.

Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

Naden/Lean, LLC

Offit Kurman


P. Browne & Associates




Rudolph Supply

T. Rowe Price

Towson University

Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women

Toyota Financial Services




USI Insurance Services

Whiteford Taylor & Preston, LLP

Whiting Turner

Womble Bond Dickinson

Xenith Bank


Student Sponsors

Janet Brandt Majev

DP Solutions


Ava Lias-Booker

Myriddian, LLC

Paul's Place

Pinnacle Advisory Group

Kirsten Sandberg

Karen Syrylo

Radio One











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