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
By: Mariana Gay The Raise for the Roses event was the perfect mix of Derby fun, spring fashion and philanthropy. The Derby event raised funds for the Junior League’s mission of supporting the greater Boston community through community programs. The weather cleared up just in time for the race and to take in stunning… Read More
Today we spotlight JL Boston BOD member Elizabeth Wager who recently took an EPIC trip across 3 countries as part of AJLI’s partnership with Cross Cultural Solutions (CCS). Read on to her about her amazing experience!
Do you find yourself heading to the office vending machine or kitchen each afternoon, looking for a sweet pick me up? You aren’t the only one! But after that initial sugar high and boost of energy, you’re right back where you started: feeling tired and craving more sugar. In an effort to break the sugar… Read More
Our recent training on promoting positive body image was an active, engaging, and eye-opening discussion lead by Dr. Caryn Bello, a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in self-esteem, body image and eating disorders.
When we asked Charity Gala Committee Chair Celeste Scott-Walker about this year’s team she mentioned a quote by Sandra Day O’Conner: “We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.” … Read More
By: Ashley Young As part of the JL Boston Salon Series, I recently had the opportunity to spend an evening at the home of member Kaitlin Gastrock and hear Kellie Harvey lead a discussion around the cycle of domestic violence. Kelly, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, works at The Door Is Open Counseling Center as… Read More
On Friday, February 10, doors opened to a sold-out crowd of 250 people at the Foundation Room in the Boston House of Blues. The live auction kicked off with emcees Ashlee Feldman from JAM’N 945 and Ghandi from Matty in the Morning getting the crowd excited to bid on bachelors and a wide variety of… Read More
Kicking off our 2017 member spotlight series is 5 year member and future Membership Council Director, Maura FitzDaniel. Maura chatted with us about what inspires her about volunteering.
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