Metro Milwaukee Area Office | Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

JA of Wisconsin in Metro Milwaukee

 (414) 577-3800

 JA Kohl's Education Center
11111 West Liberty Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53224

The Junior Achievement office in Metro Milwaukee is one of 12 area offices in the state. Governed by a local board of directors comprised of business and community leaders, the Metro Milwaukee District is serving nearly 74,000 students in almost 4,000 classrooms in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties.


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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin hosts many events across the state designed to recognize partners, increase awareness of its mission, and raise funds to teach students about entrepreneurship, global workforce readiness, and personal financial literacy.  Find out more about these activities and the ways you can be involved by calling the Junior Achievement of Metro Milwaukee office at 414-577-3800.


Young Entrepreneur of the Year Scholarship

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Scholarship

When: 2019 Winner Announced

The spirit of our free enterprise system resides in the dreams of our young people. Every day in Wisconsin there are young people that do what many only dream about. They turn their dream into reality, take a chance on success and have a big impact on the lives of others while doing something they love. Who are they? They are young entrepreneurs.

JA Business Challenge

JA Business Challenge

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Where: Briggs & Stratton Corporation
Time: 8:30 am to 3 pm

The Junior Achievement Business Challenge for Milwaukee is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program - an online business educational program. The competition is uniquely designed to utilize student creativity, test leadership skills and demonstrate the competitive nature of the free enterprise system. High school students compete in our JA Titan for a chance to win scholarships and advance to the Wisconsin JA Business Challenge and compete with students throughout Wisconsin.

JA of Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame

JA of Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Where: The Pfister Hotel
Time: 5:15 pm to 10 pm

JA Team Achieve

JA Team Achieve

When: June 2, 2019
Where: San Diego

Team Achieve pairs fitness goals with a passion for Junior Achievement. Funds you raise allows Junior Achievement to help students own their financial futures. In turn, you will support JA while having an unforgettable time training to run the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon on June 2, 2019!
As a Team Achieve participant, you have coaches supporting you along the way, a training program and incredibly awesome teammates. The team training schedule and team workouts are completely optional, but certainly enhance the experience. You are committing to raise $4,000 for Junior Achievement, and in return you will receive an expenses paid trip to San Diego, California!

JA Rising Women

JA Rising Women

When: Fall 2019
Where: Junior Achievement Kohl's Education Center
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Rising Women brings together SE Wisconsin women leaders and outstanding female high school students in the Milwaukee area. Together we will celebrate successes, develop talents, and further JA's mission. The purpose of this event is to empower young women to be economically self-sufficient.

Holiday Auction

Holiday Auction

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Where: Location TBD

Join us for one of Junior Achievement's signature events, the Junior Achievement Holiday Auction and Benefit Dinner. There truly is no better way to kick-off the holiday season: a four-course meal, incredible silent and voice auction packages, and the opportunity to provide unparalleled support for Junior Achievement programs in the year to come. A special thanks to this year's host, Kohl's Corporation.

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    -Junior Achievement Student
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