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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 announce new multi-year partnerships with The Tech Museum of Innovation and Technovation to engage girls in our community with innovative STEAM education and programs.  This includes a $100,000 grant and volunteer support to launch Girls Day at The Tech and The Tech Challenge mentorship program.

In the news: Junior League gives $30K to girls' STEAM education. The Almanac (Oct 03, 2016)

The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) profiled our new focus area in their Connected newsletter (Aug. 23, 2016). Read the article here.

Read more about Girls Day @ The Tech – "New program at the Tech shows science is for girls", San Jose Mercury News. (May 07, 2016)

Technovation & Innovation: Project READ Girls take on Tech! Sponsored by Technovation, the Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula and BNY Mellon. (March 29, 2016)

Read more about our partnership with The Tech Museum of Innovation and their Tech Challenge in the San Jose Mercury News (March 2, 2016).

"Helping Girls See Themselves in STEM Careers," co-authored by our President Jan Hickman and Gretchen Walker, Vice President of Education at The Tech. Museum of Innovation

The first Girls Day @ The Tech, sponsored by the JLPA•MP, was covered here:

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Upcoming Events

  • Jan
    28

    Vision Boarding

    Make your Goals Visible and Attainable

    SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 9 AM TO 12 PM, ARRILLAGA REC CENTER

    A vision board is a collage of images and pictures that represent your goals. Creating a vision board is a useful tool that helps you conceptualize your goals while helping you reach them. The JLPA•MP's own Tracy Marcelli will provide this creative, interactive and inspiring training. This should be a boatload of fun. Sign up here.


    The Shop: End of Season Winter Sale

    SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 10 AM TO 5 PM

    50% off all merchandise


    MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 10 AM TO 5 PM

    75% off all merchandise


    TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 10AM TO 2 PM

    85% off all merchandise

  • Feb
    4

    San Jose Neighborhood Meeting

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 11:00 AM TO 1:00 PM.

    Neighborhood Meetings are a great way to connect with fellow Leaguers and discover what’s ahead for the JLPA•MP. Participation at a Neighborhood Meeting counts toward GMM attendance. Visit the member calendar to find a meeting near you.

  • Feb
    7

    Burlingame Neighborhood Meeting

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 12:00 PM TO 1:30 PM.

    Neighborhood Meetings are a great way to connect with fellow Leaguers and discover what’s ahead for the JLPA•MP. Participation at a Neighborhood Meeting counts toward GMM attendance. Visit the member calendar to find a meeting near you.

  • Feb
    8

    Done in a Day: Share the Love

    Wednesday, FEBRUARY 8, 6:30 PM TO 9:00 PM.

    Please join us for a social evening of organizing and filling gift bags, which will be distributed to the 23 families living at Haven House in Menlo Park. By packing these bags with small gifts, the Junior League is directly helping women and families of the bay area during a critical time in their lives. By providing basic necessities, the Junior League is providing support to the families, helping break the cycle of homelessness. Please bring donated items with you. Click here for more information and to sign up!