Join us this Friday as Jennifer Bodensiek stops by to tell us all about Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. Jennifer has been the president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland since 2009. Junior Achievement of Central Maryland serves Maryland’s young people, educators, and business community. With the support of 3,000 volunteers, Junior Achievement reaches more than43,000 youth with financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship programs throughout the Baltimore region. Launched just four years ago, Junior Achievement’s Howard County initiative provides more than 5,000 students and families with the knowledge and skills they need to own their own economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.

Jennifer previously served Junior Achievement’s parent organization, JA Worldwide, in key leadership positions including vice president of development and JA USA director of capstone experiences. Jennifer also served as a major gift officer for Johns Hopkins University and assistant vice president for Bank of America. Jennifer is a graduate of Virginia Tech and resides in Ellicott City with her husband Ed and their two sons.

Friday morning, Jennifer will touch on:

Building the Next Generation for Success.
 
Read the news for an hour and you will find the consistent theme: Economic and workplace change is happening at a scale never experienced before. At the same time, our children are ill-prepared to enter college and the workforce. As a community, how do we help our young people thrive and succeed in a rapidly changing global economy? Don't miss it!

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