Women’s History Month Events

By Shanna Lisberg March is Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. It has been observed annually by the United States throughout the month of March since 1987. Here are some ways you can celebrate Women’s History Month locally. Add your own ideas and events in comments! “The FirstContinue reading “Women’s History Month Events”

The Leadership Challenge

by Rebecca Wilson, JLS President When given a choice of something to read personally or professionally, I always gravitate to books on organizational and leadership development. My educational background is in organizational leadership and change so I really enjoy learning about different models of maximizing the potential of leaders and of organizations. One of myContinue reading “The Leadership Challenge”

January Happenings in the Junior League

by Shanna Lisberg There are 293 chapters of the Junior League throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States whose mission is to promote volunteerism and develop the potential of women. We all know how the Junior League of Seattle promotes the mission statement, but what about the rest of the League? Here’sContinue reading “January Happenings in the Junior League”

Volunteering at Mary’s Place

By Olivia Burley A few weeks ago I participated in a domestic violence discussion group service shift at Mary’s Place in downtown Seattle. I was humbled and deeply affected by the experience. Mary’s Place is a day shelter for homeless women and their children that provides basic human services resources (food, clothing, and showers) as well asContinue reading “Volunteering at Mary’s Place”