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The Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula is investing in our next generation of female STEM 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 STEM 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: 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

  • Sep
    5

    Holiday: League Office and The Shop Closed

    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 05, 2016

    The League office and The Shop will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

  • Sep
    7

    W by Worth's Giving Is Always In Fashion Trunk Show

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    The JLPA•MP and one of AJLI's major sponsors, W by Worth, are excited to be partnering together AGAIN!  Please attend W by Worth's Giving Is Always In Fashion Trunk Show, highlighting the Fall and Winter 2016 Collections, to benefit the JLPA•MP! Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served throughout the day. Please click here for more information. No RSVP needed.
  • Sep
    21

    September 2016 GMM

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016. 6:30PM - 9:00PM

    Please RSVP here by the Friday before the meeting. We look forward to seeing you!

  • Sep
    22

    September Book Club

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016. 6:30PM TO 8:00PM.

    Love to read? Enjoy getting together with girlfriends? Then join the JLPA•MP Book Club! RSVP here for more information.