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Our First Fundraiser was a Huge Success!

 


Click HERE to see details!

A few pictures to capture the essence of the big event on Saturday, 6/26.
Picture 1: L to R:  Keynote speaker, Dr. Angela L. Walker Franklin, DMU President and CEO, Dr. Kimberly S. Wayne, Founder & ED, and JA board members, Dr. Kristin Rozier, Black & Veatch Associate Professor at ISU, and Mrs. Barbara Stinson, President of the World Food Prize.
Picture 2: Dr. Angela receiving the Brillance Servant Leadership Award
Blythe Kelly, recipient of the Brilliance Emerging Scholar Award.  Blythe's Bio Here.

What's Next at Jewels? 

Project Emerald...a Highschool program that gives accessibility for college credit.

Project Emerald consists of entrepreneurship with technology and innovation programs for 9th - 12th graders with the option to receive college credit from the University of Iowa.  Since it is a pilot in 2021, the instruction fee is sponsored by JA sponsors but there is a small exam fee charge from the university. 

Program Details:

- Complete a virtual 10-week entrepreneurship course (4 hours/week);  Dates: 10/05/2021 - 12/09/2021

- Earn 3 transferrable college credits from the University of Iowa

- Aligns to National Entrepreneurship & Computer Science Standards

- Learn & Create basic mobile app development concepts for solutions

- Learn how startups begin by identifying issues, gathering data, and generating viable business solutions 

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