JA Leading Ladies | Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

JA Leading Ladies


Building Your Dream Team

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


Speaker Sponsor


Giveaway Sponsor

Table Sponsors


Allegis Group

Allstate Foundation

Arnold Packaging 

Baltimore Life Companies

Brown Advisory


Chesapeake Urology

CREW Baltimore

Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Ernst & Young, LLP




Governor's Workforce Development Board

Grant Thornton, LLP

Hartman Executive Advisors

Howard Community College

Humphrey Management

Kite Technology Group

Lockheed Martin

M&T Bank

Mary Kraft Staffing

Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

Naden/Lean, LLC

Nemphos Braue

Old Line Bank




RBC Wealth Management

T. Rowe Price

Tegeler Construction and Supply

Towson University

Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women

Toyota Financial Services



Union Bank

Whiteford Taylor Preston, LLP

Whiting Turner




Student Sponsors

DP Solutions

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB)

Express Employment Professionals Towson

Leaders of Tomorrow's Youth Center

Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA)


Radio One








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