By Sharon Mvundura
A librarian, paralegal and teacher walk into a bar. This isn't the start of a really bad joke, it's what Central Social Hall was like on Wednesday, August 31 at our new member information session. Women from the Edmonton area were invited to have wine, appetizers and […]
By Phalyn Chenard, Membership Director
Serving as a Junior League of Edmonton (JLE) member is one of the most fulfilling volunteer assignments available to women in Edmonton. With our New Membership Committee ramping up for our Fall recruitment season and new member intake, we thought it might be beneficial to share three […]
By a Junior League Active Member
Let it go. Three words and the title of a popular Disney song, but truer words have never been spoken.
As women we are advised to lean in, but follow our passions, achieve work-life balance, but not break a sweat. To aim for […]
By Kirsty Wilson and Phalyn Chenard
Organizational Development Institutes, or ODIs, are a series of educational training workshops delivered throughout the year by the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI). Year after year, ODIs demonstrate their effectiveness as informative, inspiring and innovative destination training programs.
The first ODI of the […]
Amanda Mouait is an Independent Consultant with Arbonne International. She started her business nearly ten years ago while working full time in the insurance industry. She loved both, but after welcoming her first daughter in 2009, she and her decided dropping the full time gig was the way to go. […]
By Phalyn Chenard
A new city, four days, three nights, five flights, six workshops, two plenaries, two luncheons, one regional meeting and 350 new faces later – I’m home – energized, educated and ready to make a difference.
The Association of Junior League’s International holds several conferences each year in […]
by Aileena Minhas
In an effort to enable the League to increase its positive impact on the community, the board of directors established the Community Assistance Fund (CAF) in February 1986. The fund is designed to accommodate outside requests for financial assistance without committing League volunteers. It allows the League […]
By Aileena Minhas
There are several different reasons why women join the Junior League of Edmonton. I took to the streets to see what the top reasons are for women to join. The top three reasons that I found include, volunteering within the community, networking and meeting like-minded women & […]
It was a Women Build Day at Habitat for Humanity on August 15 in Edmonton, and members of the Junior League of Edmonton—accompanied by friends & family—learned a few skilled trades such as framing, insulation and cabinet building!
Habitat for Humanity identifies families that are in need of affordable housing […]
By Aileena Minhas
Junior League of Edmonton is a huge advocate of training, training women to become the best leaders they can be. To be confident, to be engaged and do everything they do with purpose.
Before joining the Junior League, I started a Leadership Program where I learned the […]