Houston business leader wins Junior Achievement’s top volunteer leadership award for empowering students to own their economic success.
Houston, TX – Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas (JA) announced that Dr. Juliet Breeze has been chosen from among more than one hundred thousand U.S. volunteers as one of eleven recipients of the organization’s most prestigious national award for volunteerism, the Gold Leadership Award.
Junior Achievement’s Gold Leadership Award honors volunteer excellence, presented in recognition of leadership in supporting and expanding JA’s student impact, resources, operational excellence, and sustainability. The Gold Leadership Awards honor the recipients’ JA volunteer service during the 2021-22 school year.
Dr. Breeze is a successful entrepreneur and a dedicated volunteer supporting a variety of JA programs. She serves on the JA Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee, and is the current Chair of the JA of Southeast Texas Board of Directors. Junior Achievement’s learning experiences provide young people with access to authentic learning experiences and mentors to help them develop the skills needed for the workplace of tomorrow.
Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas is focused on helping students develop the foundational skills needed for the workplace of tomorrow by providing authentic experiential programs that transform traditional education by integrating real-world experience. Today, JA of Southeast Texas anticipates impacting 150,000 students in more than 500 area schools this school year. For more information, visit www.jahouston.org.