The Junior League of Edmonton Blog

Inspiring stories, events and blogposts from across the Junior League membership.


Girl Guides of Canada, a Win-Win for Women

 In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Junior League of Edmonton is pleased to welcome Girl Guides of Canada to our blog space to tell our readers about GGC and its enormous benefits for women and girls. Enjoy! 

It’s A Win-Win for Women: Advance the Empowerment of Girls AND Advance Your Professional […]



Statement by JLE President on National Volunteer Week 2017

"Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve."
- Martin Luther King Jr. 
 
Volunteers give of themselves because they take responsibility for the success of their communities. Because they know that with the ability to serve comes a duty to empower others. Because solidarity is crucial to the human experience. […]



Notice: Blackjack Ball Cancellation

Blackjack Ball Cancellation
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Blackjack Ball has been canceled. We sincerely apologize to all of our valued ticket holders. The Citadel is refunding tickets in full. If you have not yet received your refund, please contact their Box Office at 780-425-1820. 
We look forward to seeing you at […]



Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

On March 8th we celebrated International Women's Day with a film screening and panel discussion of the award winning documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide at Latitude 53. Our sold out event welcomed local Edmontonians to eat yummy desserts and learn more about challenges faced […]



Keep the Egg Salad Out of Your Fingers: A guide to networking events

By Dee Currie

A few weeks ago, the Junior League Edmonton training committee did a presentation on networking. Here is what you missed and tips on tackling your next networking event. The key points around a networking event are similar to those in other public settings: approach with confidence, know […]



On Fire: A Powerful Call to Lead an Inspired Life

By Amanda Mouait 

When I first heard of John O’Leary’s book On Fire:The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life, I had no idea how literal it was going to be. I knew I had to read this book when some of my mentors starting posting about it. I […]



JLE take ODI Raleigh!

By Robyn Hanson & Aileena Minhas

 

In mid-October, Aileena and I flooded our Facebook and Instagram accounts with photos from the Organizational Development Institute (ODI) conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.

                                     Robyn & […]



Past Presidents: Where are they now?

Junior League Edmonton has a rich history in Edmonton. The women who have been a part of the league are diverse in their backgrounds, professions and experiences. To take the helm of the Junior League  is a big responsibility. We wanted to talk to some of the brave women who […]



Learning & Leadership in Chicago

By Amanda Mouait 

The Association of Junior League’s International holds several conferences each year in order to connect, inspire and empower members. The 2016 Fall Leadership Conference took place in Chicago, Illinois.  

 

The Junior League of Edmonton sent our two presidents; Hannah Barrington, President and Amanda Mouait, President-Elect. Here's […]



Tips from a pro: 5 ways to enhance your personal brand

By Meaghan Baxter 

You only get one chance to make a first impression, so why not make it amazing? Creating a strong personal brand is imperative for success, and the way we present ourselves says a great deal before we even have the opportunity to speak. Sue Heuman of Style […]