The annual $mart Women Make Change! is Junior Achievement’s signature event to benefit the JA Girl$ program. JA Girl$ has educated more than 19,000 girls and young women in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship since 2006.
The featured speaker for 2017 is Denise Johnson, group president of Caterpillar Inc. and Board member for Junior Achievement USA.
Denise follows other women in leadership who have served as keynote speaker in years past including Alex Sink, Pam Bondi, Jenna Bush Hager, Kathleen Murphy, Christina Norman, Danica Patrick, Amy DuBois Barnett, and Sonia Manzano.
Tables for the luncheon start at $1,500. Reservations can be made at www.JAjax.com.
$mart Women Make Change! is supported by a grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund, est. 2015.
About JA Girl$
The mission of JA Girl$ is to provide hands-on experiences and educational opportunities that honor, value and celebrate the female perspective, experiences and unique development. The program has served more than 19,000 girls in North Florida since its inception in 2006. JA Girl$ originated in Jacksonville and has been adopted throughout 25 JA Areas in the United States and five foreign countries.