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The Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula is investing in our next generation of female STEAM leaders through strategic grant-making, coalition building and by partnering with local and national nonprofits on projects for direct service, capacity building and advocacy. We are excited to continue our multi-year partnership with The Tech Museum of Innovation and announce a new partnership with Project READ at the Redwood City Public Library. 

In the news: "Worlds Top Girl Coders Headed to California," EdSource. Check out the great work our friends and past project partners, Technovation are doing. “If you’re wondering what we should invest in, it’s women. If you educate a woman, the whole community benefits.” Tara Chklovski, Iridescent

You can find coverage of our inaugural partnerships with The Tech Museum and Technovation, including our grant to establish Girls Days at The Tech, on our In the News page.

On why STEAM education for girls matters, check out "Helping Girls See Themselves in STEM Careers," co-authored by our Past President Jan Hickman and Gretchen Walker, Vice President of Education at The Tech. Museum of Innovation.

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Upcoming Events

  • Jul
    18

    Prospective Member Open House

    TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017. 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    There has never been a more exciting time to join the Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula. We invite you to join us for an open house. It’s a great opportunity to meet other prospective and current members and learn more about the League. Light refreshments will be served. Click here to RSVP! 

  • Aug
    5

    Prospective Member Open House

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017. 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    There has never been a more exciting time to join the Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula. We invite you to join us for an open house. It’s a great opportunity to meet other prospective and current members and learn more about the League. Light refreshments will be served. Click here to RSVP!


    Done in a Day: My New Red Shoes - Pack for Pride

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017. 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Please join us for Done in a Day's My New Red Shoes "Pack for Pride" event. Volunteers will pack hand-sewn gift bags with a brand new pair of shoes, gift card to a clothing retailer, a special toy, and a handwritten note. Click here for more informaton and to register.


  • Aug
    10

    You are Invited! Technovation Global Pitch Awards

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017. 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Come see the Technovation team finalists hailing from all over the world pitch how they are using technology to solve challenges in their communities (California is represented!). Click here for more information. 

  • Aug
    16

    Introduce a Friend to the League – Menlo Park Block Party

    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    It's recruitment time! We will be setting up an info table at the Menlo Park Summer Block Party. Bring your friends and stop by the table so we can give them information about the League, membership and upcoming Open Houses.