Julie Linn Teigland, EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner and EY Global Leader – Women. Fast forward. Member of the JA Europe Board
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has the ambition of building a Europe that is fit for the digital age. I am not only supportive of this ambition, I believe that to make it a reality, we need European talent that is fit for the digital age.
Alessandro Cendrello, EY Managing Partner for EU Institutions
The European Union (EU) has a strong track record when it comes to creating long-term value for its citizens.
As a project, the European Union seems to be losing its appeal – for both Member States and citizens. Despite the EU’s undoubted achievements in terms of living standards, human rights, quality of life and welfare, the project is under threat from a demanding and volatile world. This world is characterized by growing social inequality, rising populism, trade tensions and game-changing technological revolution. As a result, the EU needs to keep reinventing itself if it is to be resilient and future-proof its strategy in the face of changing global dynamics.
Caroline Jenner, CEO, JA Europe, and Asheesh Advani, CEO, JA Worldwide
Entrepreneurial ventures not only create employment opportunities around the world, but also build the skills employers seek in their employees, and help tackle local and global social issues. For this reason, we believe that every young person—regardless of geographic location, educational attainment, gender, or age—deserves access to entrepreneurship education and the benefits it brings.
Radovan Živković, Head of the VET Department at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia
According to official statistics, the unemployment rate for young people in Serbia is currently around 40%. While it is one of the biggest problems facing the country, a similar issue can also be found in other countries in the Western Balkans, and indeed across Europe.
Michał Dżoga, Corporate Affairs Manager at Intel Corporation
Throughout the many years of fostering youth entrepreneurial learning from a corporate perspective, our company always followed a line of focus that fell within our main area of expertise. Intel, as the largest worldwide computer chip maker, is always looking for the impact that technology has on our everyday lives. What role does technology play in today’s entrepreneurial boom?