“I am honoured and delighted to be taking on the role of European Chair of Junior Achievement (JA). Helping organisations such as JA develop the skills of young people for the digital world and equipping the future workforce is something that I am personally passionate about. In addition, as JA’s Global Technology Partner, the Avanade team will bring fresh, innovative perspectives and expertise on the Microsoft ecosystem to help JA map out their digital path for the future.”
We recognise there’s no shortage of worthy causes in the world today. But we want to channel our energy toward one that is near to our hearts and our business: preparing the next generation, with a special focus on young women, to join the digital workforce of the future. Our focus is to make a genuine human impact by empowering and upskilling young men and women through a range of opportunities and programs, including the following:
Corporate citizenship is a story we write every day. We focus on helping improve the lives of people in the communities where we work and on the planet that we share.
Avanade’s corporate citizenship initiatives are making a lasting human impact worldwide.
for charities across the globe since the launch of Avanade Gives
supported in higher education through Avanade’s STEM Scholarship
supported in skill development by Avanade employees with Junior Achievement 2017- 2018
volunteered by Avanade employees to Junior Achievement activities
mentored by Avanade employees with The Aspire Foundation
attended leadership programs with Avanade volunteers in Norway
introduced to STEM careers through job shadowing in Brazil, Spain and Italy
received resume assistance by Avanade volunteers in the Netherlands
Find out more about how we’re making a difference for people, businesses and communities.