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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
    29

    New Member Happy Hour

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016. 6:30PM - 8:30PM

    Drop in for no-host drinks and mingle with New Members and old friends alike at The Pool Bar & Grill at Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park. Click here to RSVP! 

  • Sep
    30

    Perfect Friday Night Social

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016. 6:30PM - 8:30PM

    Join the Membership Enrichment Committee at Devil's Canyon Brewery for September Beer Friday! This will be fun and exciting. RSVP here to let us know you will come and join in the fun.  

  • Oct
    6

    Training: Negotiation Wins

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016. 7:00PM - 8:30PM

    Learn negotiation strategies from a top-producing Realtor that will increase your career success and improve your personal relationships. Training by Adriana Trenev, Realtor® at Alain Pinel Realtors. Come at 6:30pm for food, socializing and networking! Click here for more information and to register.

  • Oct
    8

    16th Annual Pancake Breakfast DIAD

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016. 7:00AM - 12:00PM

    16th Annual Pancake Breakfast, where we'll partner with the Menlo Park Fire Department. Volunteers will help set up, manage children's activities and, of course, serve pancakes! Please click one of the times below for more information and to register.

    7:00 AM - 9:30 AM Shift
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Shift