Day of the Girl | Junior Achievement of North Florida

JA Day of the Girl

 
 
JA Day of the Girl
When: Friday, October 19, 2018
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Jacksonville Public Library - Downtown Campus, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville FL 32202
 
A day all about girls! Day of the Girl is a subprogram under the JA Girl$ initiative. JA Girl$ and partner organizations, companies, and local entrepreneurs will facilitate workshops on topics of concern for girls and young women ages 11-18 years old in Northeast Florida.
 
 
 

Day of the Girl shares the vision and mission already in place for JA Girl$:

Vision

To inspire girls and young women to open their minds to new opportunities, understand the power of their choices, and reach high to achieve their full economic potential.

Mission

To prepare girls and young women for economic success by providing hands-on experiences and educational opportunities that honor, value and celebrate the female perspective, experiences, and unique development.

Purpose

To provide girls with a holistic, girl-centered approach to the Junior Achievement concepts of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and career readiness. The girls will be in classroom settings, participating in interactive-lessons surrounding the concepts of concepts of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, career readiness, leadership, budgeting, savings & credit, and school & personal safety.
 

Day of the Girl Supported By

Remmer Family Foundation

 

Event Activities

Lessons focusing on:
  • Budgeting & Saving
  • Healthy Eating
  • Personal & School Safety
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Self-esteem & Image
  • Leadership
  • Lunch and a healthy snack will be provided.
If you are interested in facilitating a workshop, or you have a topic you would like to cover, please contact Sabrina Kinslow, JA Girl$ Program Director at 904-398-9944 x225.
 

Volunteers Needed: Reverse Job Shadow (Career Fair) at Day of the Girl

Share your career with students! Traditional job shadows bring students to the workplace. JA's Reverse Job Shadow (Career Fair) brings the workplace to students! This is a great opportunity for local businesses and corporations to give back to the community and invest in possible future employees. Junior Achievement will present a Reverse Job Shadow for Day of the Girl participants. If you or your company is interested in volunteering for Reverse Job Shadow, please contact Sabrina Kinslow, JA Girl$ Program Director at 904-398-9944 x225.

 

Event Sponsor

Finastra

 

WOW Sponsors

TIAA Bank

 

Citi

 

Become a Sponsor!
Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor Day of the Girl!
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