by Alexis Arlett One of the latest training events offered by the Junior League was the opportunity to attend a Question & Answer session with five talented female entrepreneurs from the Boston area. Panelists were Vicky Wu Davis, Executive Director and Founder of Youth CITIES; Jessica Fracalossi, Founder and CEO of The Handle Bar Indoor… Read More
What if there were a way to turn your holiday shopping into donations for the Junior League of Boston? It turns out, if you are an Amazon shopper, there is. Amazon Smile is a program that allows you to support a charity of your choice. As long as you’re logged in to your account and access… Read More
By: Jordan Haywood Today we’re showcasing one of our 2017/2018 New Members, Vanessa Emodi. Vanessa is serving on the Communications Council and shares with us why the Junior League is a good fit for her. She also helps get us into the holiday spirit!
by Jennifer Hemmerdinger Time. It’s something we arguably all want more of. More time to focus on our careers. More time to exercise. More time to spend with family. More time to spend on a vacation. More time to spend with friends. But many of us struggle with how to squeeze in everything within a… Read More
By Lindsey Shepardson In 2016, women working full-time in the United States were paid just 80 percent of what men were paid. Although the gender wage gap has narrowed since the 1970s due to women’s progress in education and workforce participation, the closing of the gender wage gap has stalled in recent years.
By Jordan Haywood CSS, CMS, HTML . . . what does it all mean? In a tech-savvy world, knowing a thing or two about the web can prove quite beneficial. It can help whether you deal directly with the online world and its tools in your office or if you are simply determined to finally… Read More
One of the Junior League of Boston’s signature community placements is Learning Circles, which focuses on developing emotional and physical wellness for pre-adolescent girls. I recently visited the Learning Circles placement at the Boys & Girls Club of Charlestown, which meets every other Tuesday evening. Learning Circles Charlestown serves approximately 25 young girls ages 7-12,… Read More
By Mariana Gay It’s always a rewarding experience to interact with our Junior League partners in the community. I recently discovered a great way to volunteer outside of my own placement with the Community Impact Council. This council provides members volunteer opportunities with numerous organizations at a wide range of non-profit events in the… Read More
By Brittany Trimble Did you know that if someone in cardiac arrest receives cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) immediately, it more than doubles the person’s chances of survival (1)? Time is of the essence in improving outcomes, so having people knowledgeable in CPR can make a huge difference if someone is in need. As trained volunteers serving… Read More
By: Mariana Gay JL Boston members recently gathered at league headquarters for a special training and discussion about how we can get girls in our community excited about the many opportunities that STEM has to offer. Joining us for the training were panelists Leslie Coles, executive director and co-founder of Moms as Mentors, Margot Sigur,… Read More