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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: The July 2017 issue of Gentry included this article on the League's partnership with The Tech Museum of Innovation for Girls Days @ The Tech.

 "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

  • Apr
    27

    Gatehouse and Boot-Up Ventures

    FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018. 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM AT THE GATEHOUSE

    Volunteers needed for final event preparation and transport of items to event venue. Click here to volunteer for this shift.


    FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018. 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM AT THE GATEHOUSE

    Volunteers needed for final event preparation and transport of items to event venue. Click here to volunteer for this shift.

  • Apr
    28

    FlashDash 2018

    SATURDAY APRIL 28, 2018. 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM AT BOOTUP VENTURES, MENLO PARK.

    The third annual FLASHDASH photo scavenger hunt is coming to the Palo Alto/Menlo Park area. FLASHDASH is a photo scavenger hunt that integrates community landmarks, social media and team-oriented adventure. Click here for more information.

  • Apr
    29

    Tech Challenge

    SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018. 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM AT THE TECH, SAN JOSE.

    Come join us on Sunday, April 29th for the 2018 Tech Challenge at the Tech Museum in San Jose. The Tech Challenge is the signature program of The Tech invites teams of students in Grades 4-12 to use the engineering design process to solve a real-world problem. Click here for more information!

  • May
    16

    May Annual Meeting

    WEDNESDAY MAY 16, 2018. 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM AT THE ELKS LODGE, PALO ALTO.

    We appreciate your RSVP to help us plan for the meeting. Please RSVP by the Friday before the meeting.