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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

  • Jun

    Come See Wonder Woman with Us

    SATURDAY JUNE 24, 2017. 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    We are getting a group together to catch a matinee of the mega-blockbuster Wonder Woman at the Century 12 San Mateo. 2:00 p.m. Click here for more info! 

  • Jul

    Independence Day

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

  • Jul

    Sustainer Summer Social

    Get reacquainted with old friends and make new ones at the Sustainer Summer Social! Cost is $50 per person. Spouses and partners welcome. Please purchase tickets by July 5. Click here for more information! 

  • Jul

    DIAD: Vintage Affaire

    SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017. 7:00PM TO 11:00 PM

    AT A HOME IN ATHERTON! Volunteer to assist the live and silent auction at Vintage Affaire, a unique event that benefits Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Click here to RSVP!