STEM – Engineering a Brighter Tomorrow by: Alicia Dunn

JL Boston’s new STEM program to help foster a new generation of girls in science STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. economy. Between 2014 and 2024, the demand for STEM jobs will increase 17 percent, as compared to 12 percent for non-STEM jobs¹. However, educating… Read More

110 Years of Impact, 110 Years of Giving by: Alicia Dunn

Over the last 110 years, the Junior League of Boston has been a strong supporter of the needs of the greater Boston Metro community, from making clothing and supplies for Union soldiers to developing projects such as the Good Grief Program and the Women’s Informational Referral and Education Service to address social issues in the… Read More

JL Boston Teams Up with ArtLifting to Increase Homelessness Awareness by: Alicia Dunn

As we begin another cold winter here in Boston, many of us will take for granted the warm homes we return to each night, but not everyone in our community is so lucky; there are approximately 4,000 homeless youth in the Boston public school system alone. Our ten community mentoring programs for girls are part… Read More

Meet the 2017 JL Boston Slate! by: Alicia Dunn

The Nominating Council is thrilled to introduce you to the 2017 Junior League of Boston Slate. Please join us in congratulating these accomplished women who will be leading the League as we transition to our new leadership model. Throughout the Nominating process the Council was impressed by the energy, commitment and strong desire to lead… Read More

New Member Spotlight: Getting to Know Kate Ziegler by: Stephanie Lincoln

october_kateziegler-159Closing out our 2016 member spotlight series is new member Kate Ziegler. The real estate and design professional and Show House Committee member chatted with us about why she joined JL Boston, being a mentor and more!

JL Boston Celebrates Our Veterans: Spotlight on Anna Hart, US Coast Guard Commanding Officer and JL Boston Member! by: Stephanie Lincoln

img_7045In honor of Veteran’s Day today, this month’s member spotlight is Anna Hart- Junior League member since 2012 and US Coast Guard Commanding Officer. Read below to learn more about one of our incredible members who serves both her country and community in amazing ways! Today of all days, JL Boston thanks Anna and all our Veteran members, as well as Veteran’s everywhere, for their service!

Once a Transfer, Always a Transfer – Jen Pelton’s Story of Impact by: Alicia Dunn

jen-peltonWelcome to our first ever Member Spotlight Post! We will be featuring a short interview with a new member each month, to showcase how diverse and amazing our membership base is. If you are interested in learning more about the Junior League of Boston, or have any questions about membership, please email membership@jlboston.org!

Membership Advisors 101 by: Alicia Dunn

On behalf of your 2016-2017 Membership Advisors, welcome back! We are so excited to kick off the new Junior League year, and wanted to use this as an opportunity to (re)introduce you to the Membership Advisors and how we’ll be working with you this year. Your Membership Advisors this year are: Stacey Mallon, Kim Wells,… Read More

Celebrating Voluntarism at AJLI’s Organizational Development Institute Conference in Houston, TX by: Stephanie Lincoln

IMG_1197Every year, the Nominating Council sends four future Junior League of Boston Board Members to AJLI’s Organizational Development Institute (ODI) conference for a weekend of educational training meetings meant to inform and inspire future JL leaders. I was lucky enough to attend ODI earlier this month in hot and sunny Houston, TX with three of my fellow future Board Members, including Secretary-Elect Grace Austin, Secretary Elect-Elect Anamarie Farr and Treasurer-Elect Angela Williams.