JA YES is a dynamic group of young professionals from various industries and backgrounds in Central Texas.  Members raise awareness and act as ambassadors on behalf of Junior Achievement, offering support through fundraising, “friend-raising”, special projects & the expansion of JA programs and initiatives. 

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to share your business expertise and knowledge with youth while at the same time learning to be an effective change maker in our community?   We are looking to build a local service minded young professionals who want to learn, grow and build JA. This serves not only as an opportunity for members to network, and give back but sets them up to be leaders on boards and in the philanthropic and civic-minded communities.

By becoming a member of the Austin chapter of Junior Achievement Young Executives Society (JA YES), you’ll help to empower the future by ensuring students in Central Texas have an opportunity to learn financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness from local mentors.  You’ll gain exposure to top-notch board executives and network with other JA YES members, locally and nationwide. You also have an opportunity to design and run high impact student programs and fun social events throughout the year with other like-minded professionals.