As one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, JA Worldwide prepares young people for employment and entrepreneurship.
For 100 years, JA has delivered hands on, experiential learning in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. We create pathways for employability, job creation, and financial success.
Each year, our network of over 465,000 volunteers serves more than 10 million students in over 100 countries. 
JA Europe is the largest non-profit in Europe dedicated to preparing young people for employment and entrepreneurship. JA Europe is a member of JA Worldwide® which for 100 years has delivered hands on, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy. JA creates pathways for employability, job creation and financial success.
Last school year, the JA network in Europe reached more than 4 million young people across 40 countries with the support of 140,000 business volunteers and 130,000 teachers/educators.

Jasmina Maneva

Former Executive Director of the NGO “Economic Education of Young Managers” – the Junior Achievement (JA) program in Macedonia-member of JA Worldwide.

From 1998 to 2016, Jasmina was leading the organization Economic Education of Young Managers, designing educational programs for children and youth, and was directly responsible for implementation of JA programs in Macedonia. She has established great cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Economy, Local Governments, Embassies, Municipalities and other NGOs.

She is certified trainer in Junior Achievement programs related to development and promotion of entrepreneurship and SMEs support and has conducted more than 80 teacher trainings, provided consultancies in small business, as well as facilitation, methodology of school work and curricula. In 2010 Jasmina was elected as a national expert for women’s entrepreneurship in Macedonia by the European Training Foundation. Her education includes BS Degree in Economics at the University “St. Cyril and Melodius”-Skopje. For the last 16 years, she has written several training manuals and workbooks for teachers and students. Upon her retirement Jasmina continues her support to JA Macedonia office in spreading entrepreneurial spirit to new generation of youth.