JA Events Are Fun and Exciting!
JA of Northern California EVENTS
Run (or walk) along the picturesque Embarcadero in either the 5K, 10K or Half Marathon Fun Run for charity. Join over 20,000 attendees during one of the Bay Area's most exciting events.
The Giant Race for JA offers opportunities to sponsor our students, student alumni, educators, staff in the first Back-to-School fundraiser event of the year.
All participants receive a medal, t-shirt and Giants player bobblehead in addition to our JA runner swag.
A forum of female business leaders, entrepreneurs, and STEM professionals will share their knowledge, insight, and professional strategies that will inspire and strengthen the success for the next generaton of female leaders. With table discussions and interactive student/mentor activities, S.H.E. Leads stays true to the hands-on JA philosophy of providing real world experiences that help youth create a successful future.
Women remain underrepresented in the science and engineering workforce, holding only 24% of Tech Jobs and 18% of STEM Leadership roles*. Through this innovative JA conference, we aim to bridge the gender gap by providing our young girls with relevant workforce educaton and mentorship.
*Development Dimensons International, 2017
JA Monterey Bay Business Hall of Fame
Celebrating its 13th year of business leadership recognition within the Monterey Bay Area, this esteemed annual luncheon held on the prestigious grounds of Pebble Beach, honors the influential community leaders of the greater Central Coast Region.
During the 2017-18 school year, JA aims to deploy educational classes and career mentorship to over 5,600 students in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties; helping youth within our community to succeed in today's growing global economy. It's our mission to fund 75 classrooms through this special event.
JA Business Hall of Fame
JA's signature fundraising gala celebrates its 31st year of honoring the most innovative and inspiring business leaders of the San Francico Bay Area! Arrive to the cocktail reception designed for networking and bid on one of many fun and adventurous silent auction items. Enjoy a gourmet dinner while being entertained by the Laureates and their award presentation ceremony.
Attended by over 300 of the areas most influential thought leaders of big business, the Business Hall of Fame offers a great opportunity for companies to support the spirit of innovation and inclusive leadership.
Held at the prestigious Diablo Country Club, a private golf course nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo, players will have access to an all-inclusive round of golf with a complimentary caddie for each foursome, a Titlest shopping experience, a gourmet dinner, silent & live auction, and awards program.
Our annual golf classic is a first-class fundraiser for JA programs that inspire today's students and tomorrow's business leaders for our end-of-school year fundraiser extravaganza!
Celebrate the on-set of summer and "La Dolce Vita" with our fun team-building bocce ball company tournament. Guests enjoy a taste of Tuscany buffet, open bar and raffle prizes, generously sponsored by The Comerica Charitale Foundation.
As the signature special event of the South Bay, the $75,000 raised through this fun-filled event funds educational programing to 15,000+ K-12th grade students in the Silicon Valley Region. This is a feel-good team event appeals to the competitive bocce enthusiast and the savvy business networker.
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