Alliance pour l’éducation – United Way

Secondary Education 

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Alliance pour l’éducation – United Way strives for collective impact to help young people from priority areas across France in their academic success and in the construction of their professional future.

The Ardian Foundation financially supports the charity Alliance pour l'éducation - United Way and its Défi Jeunesse program, which accompanies students from the 6th to the 12th grade throughout their school career and in their academic choices.

The charity connects schools, charities, private companies and public actors to help students in the definition and construction of their professional project.

The actions carried out by the charity to support these young people can take different forms:

  • Workshops on public speaking, self-expression, and writing a resume or a covering letter

  • Company visits, job fairs, interactions with professionals

  • Preparation for internships

9 930 beneficiaries

74% of students say that the Défi Jeunesse program made them feel more comfortable talking to professionals