JA Events

JA of New Mexico Events

At JA of New Mexico, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!

3rd Annual Jennifer Riordan Golf Classic

3rd Annual Jennifer Riordan Golf Classic

When: Friday, September 24, 2021
Where: Twin Warriors Golf Club
Time: 7:00 AM MST

Shot Gun start golf tournament at the prestigious Twin Warriors Golf Club with pinatas, food, and raffles! Proceeds benefit NM students' financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programs!

PAST EVENTS

These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please contact us!

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Inspire NM Student Conference 2021 Upcoming Speakers

When: Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 10:30 AM MST

Week 6: Planning for Your Future

Featured speakers State Treasurer Tim Eichenberg and Cristin Chavez-Smith will be presenting on Job Benefits and City Services for Youth!

Join in to learn about these crucial financial literacy concepts!

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Inspire NM Student Conference 2021 Week 5: Yasmeen Abdejalil & Sunny Shields

When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Week 5: Protecting Your Future

Featured speakers Yasmeen Abdejalil and Sunny Shields will be presenting on What you need to know about Credit as well as Insurance and Risk Management!

Join in to learn about these crucial financial literacy concepts!

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Inspire NM Student Conference 2021 Week 4: NM Attorney General Hector Balderas & Seddrick Robinson

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Week 4: Investing in Your Future

Featured speakers NM Attorney General Hector Balderas and Seddrick Robinson from Fidelity Investments will be joining us to talk about Financial Literacy, Saving & Investing!

Join in to learn about these crucial 21st century financial literacy concepts!

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Inspire NM Student Conference 2021 Week 3: Liesl Schmidt & Georgie Ortiz

When: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Week 3: Your Earning Potential

Featured speakers Liesl Schmidt from U.S. Bank and Georgie Ortiz from CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP will be joining us!

Join in to learn about these crucial financial literacy & work readiness concepts!

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Inspire NM Student Conference 2021: March 31-May 6

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Join us for this exciting 6-week conference in honor of Financial Literacy Month, featuring professional speakers from our community! During this 6 week conference, featured speakers will share inspiring details about their professional journeys and teach crucial financial literacy skills and concepts.

Register for any or all sessions!

Thank you to our sponsors and partners: State Farm, NM Society of CPAs, Money Smart NM and the Office of the State Auditor!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Brennen Rigler

When: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Brennen Rigler, President of Albuquerque Florist and The ABQ Flower Market as well as the Owner & Operator for B&T Communities will be joining us!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Bahjat Shariff

When: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Bahjat Shariff, Chief Operating Officer and Brand Leader for Twisters Burgers & Burritos will be joining us!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Captain Ryan Warner

When: Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Captain Ryan C. Warner, Ph.D., CRC, Capt. USAF, BSC will be joining us to share his career journey! He is the Director of Psychological Health with the Kirtland Air Force Base, US Air Force.

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Anna Murphy

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Rounding out our February Women Empowerment month, Sponsored by The Jennifer Riordan Foundation, is Anna Murphy, Senior Portfolio Manager for the New Mexico State Treasurer's Office and a CFA Society Member. Be sure to join in to hear her career journey!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - State Rep. Georgene Louis

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Women Empowerment Month, Sponsored by The Jennifer Riordan, continues with State Representative Georgene Louis, General Counsel for the Tesuque Pueblo!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Jennifer Hise-Trujillo

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Our second Career Speaker joining us during Women Empowerment Month, Sponsored by The Jennifer Riordan Foundation, is Jennifer Hise-Trujillo, Vice-President of CEMCO, Inc.

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Lisa Eden

When: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Join us as we kick off Women Empowerment Month, Sponsored by the Jennifer Riordan Foundation, with Lisa Eden, VP & CIO of PNM!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Women Empowerment Month

When: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

The Jennifer Riordan Foundation is sponsoring February's Women Empowerment Month. Throughout the month, we will be featuring 4 amazing women from our community! Join us each week to tune in to their career journey!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Rachel Sams

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Rachel Sams, Editor-in-Chief with the Albuquerque Business First will be joining us to share her career journey!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Mike Silva

When: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Mike Silva - Founder / Co-Owner of Rude Boy Cookies and Co-Founder / Owner of Albuquerque Tourism and Sightseeing Factory

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Rachel Moore

When: Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

We will be welcoming Rachel Moore, Curator of Exhibitions for Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, to share her career journey!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Tom Briones

When: Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Happy National Entrepreneurship Month ! We will welcoming Tom Briones- Attorney & Counselor at Law at Briones Business Law Consulting.

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Laurene Rodriguez

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Happy National Entrepreneurship Month ! We will welcoming Laurene Rodriguez, Owner & Marketing Extraordinaire of Mariposa Marketing, the marketing company for businesses with BIG dreams in ABQ.

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM - Trish Lopez

When: Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

November is National Entrepreneurship Month ! We will welcoming Trish Lopez, Founder & CEO of Teeniors®, where tech-savvy teens empower seniors. Join us as Trish shares her career journey and how her business idea, pitched at the first ever Startup Weekend Women’s Edition in New Mexico (2015), ended up becoming a multi-award winning organization!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Livia Del Toro-Garcia

When: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

In honor of National First Responder's Day, Livia Del Toro-Garcia, Paramedic Captain with Albuquerque Ambulance Service, will be joining us to share her career journey !

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Rico Treadwell

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Rico Treadwell, Chemist, Sandia National Laboratories will be joining us!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Tim Lyons

When: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Tim Lyons, New Mexico ABQ Biopark Society's Species Survival Officer for Aquatics will be joining Career Speaker Series!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Serena Pettes

When: Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Serena Pettes, VP of Marketing & Business Development for Lovelace Health Systems will be joining us!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Marsha Majors

When: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Marsha Majors, President/CEO of U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union, will be joining us to share her career journey and how she became the first African American woman CEO of a $1 billion dollar credit union!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM Special Session -Tina Hernandez

When: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 10:30 AM MST

Tina Hernandez, Research & Development Manager-Sandia Labs will be joining us!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Ronda Cole Harmon

When: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Ronda Cole Harmon, Director of the Air Force Research Laboratory NM STEM Academy, will be joining us as we celebrate Explora's Science Fiesta, to show students how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math can lead to a great career!!!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM -Todd Bisio

When: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Where: Via Google Meet
Time: 1:00 PM MST

Todd Bisio, Director of Operations of LoadPath, will be joining us!

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JA Virtual Career Speaker Series NM- Caity Sobel & Chanel Weise

Where: Via Google Meet

Director of Corporate Partnership Activation for New Mexico United and Community Relations & Executive Director of Somos Unidos Foundation will be joining us!

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Groundhog Job Shadow Week 2020

When: Monday, February 03, 2020
Where: Various Work Sites throughout Central New Mexico
Time: 8:00 AM MST

Where community employers invite students to experience the workplace!

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Montezuma Ball 2019

When: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Where: Hotel Albuquerque
Time: 6:00 PM MST

Albuquerque's premier Black Tie nonprofit fundraising event!

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Kickball 4 the Kids 2019

When: Saturday, August 03, 2019
Where: Balloon Fiesta Park
Time: 9:00 AM MST

"Playing Outside" isn't just for kids....Kickball anyone?!

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