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PNC Foundation Partnership

PNC FOUNDATION AWARDS $372,000 IN GRANTS TO JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NORTH, YMCA OF THE NORTH The PNC Foundation announced that it has awarded $372,000 in grants over three years to YMCA of the North and Junior Achievement North to support early education programs, career pathways for early childhood educators, and an entrepreneurship student cohort in Black communities. The grants will support Continue Reading...

Sara Dziuk, President & CEO

Sara Dziuk has served as President and CEO of Junior Achievement since June 2020. In her role, Sara works closely with the JA Board of Directors to set the strategy for the multi-state education organization. Under Sara’s leadership, the talented Junior Achievement team partners with business and community volunteers to deliver innovative and relevant programs to thousands of students across Continue Reading...

Meet Sara Dziuk, our new President & CEO

What do you like to do when you are not working? I am married with three young children (Addie 8, Sully 6, and Ellie 1), so I live a full life outside of work. We are currently working through our Dziuk Summer of Fun list and find ourselves on outdoor adventures often. Lately, we have been geocaching. This has been Continue Reading...

Michelle Maryns Receives 2020 JA Impact Award

Michelle Maryns has been honored with the 2020 JA Impact Award for her outstanding support of youth entrepreneurs as JAUM’s first Entrepreneur in Residence. In this role, she mentored 20 students in the inaugural cohort of JA LaunchU, a program that equips high school students with the skills needed to launch their own business venture. By sharing her experience and Continue Reading...