Dear JL Boston membership, We were honored to represent the Junior League of Boston at the annual AJLI Winter Leadership Conference, held this year in Long Beach, CA. One of many conferences and training opportunities presented by AJLI, the Winter Leadership Conference takes place every January. It is held in a different city each year and is… Read More
By: Angelica Riedel After a couple years in the making, the Training Council officially kicked off the JL Boston Mentorship Program in January, and mentors and mentees got together to start this year-long program. The Program is intended to strengthen relationships between newer and more senior members. All members in attendance were excited about the… Read More
by Emily Thomsen Back in November, a group of League members, including myself, joined Malia Lazu at headquarters for an open and honest discussion about diversity, inclusion, and the true meaning of bias and how it impacts our everyday lives, particularly in the League.
By Vanessa Emodi Training presented by: Margot Phelps of Big Sister Association Intentional mentoring is the deliberate use of self in every interaction with youth, and strives for development of a positive adult-youth relationship. Many of the League’s community placements involve interacting with young girls from different walks of life, so we want to make… Read More
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
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
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