Welcome to the second to last episode of Season 6. We hope you have enjoyed the DecodingSDGs series. We are honoured to bring guests from diverse communities together to advance the Sustainable Development Goals. ’In this episode, our host, Lady Mariéme, invited the restless entrepreneur and CEO of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, Asheesh Advani.
Asheesh Advani Graduated from Wharton School and Oxford University. He is a Technology entrepreneur. Currently, President and Chief Executive Officer, Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, one of the largest youth services organizations in the world. With operations in over 100 countries, JA serves more than 10 million young people annually with programs designed to create pathways to employability and entrepreneurship. JA has over 120 million living alumni worldwide, including many successful business leaders, speakers and social entrepreneurs.
They discussed his journey, his work at JA worldwide, and how we can include more youth on a global platform like JA.
He is on a journey to transform the future by providing substantial programs in Entrepreneurship, Financial literacy & Work Readiness to young people worldwide. He strongly believes in the credibility of UN SDGs to bridge the global digital skills gap by providing a common language that helps build inclusion with a collective objective. This man of impact will inspire you with his resolve to re-skill the youth force and build confidence to scale opportunities.
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