NYJL Members Learn How to Become Financially Fit

This February, the New York Junior League’s Affinity Activities committee was delighted to host a training event provided by Financial Gym, a financial wellness company. The session highlighted the importance of becoming financially fit and helped volunteers think about the data they need to measure their financial fitness. From left to right: Anita Sonawane of […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

For over 100 years, March 8 has been recognized as International Women’s Day. People around the world come together to celebrate women’s achievements and shine light on issues impacting women today. According to the United Nations, this year’s theme is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives.” Throughout its history, the NYJL […]

Leadership Through Governance

Ever wondered what it takes to be on the board of a nonprofit? Want to gain leadership skills that allow you success on a nonprofit board? Then be sure to sign up for the NYJL’s Nonprofit Boards Clearinghouse taking place this spring. Since 1992, over a 1,000 men and women have participated in this enriching […]

The New Year Brings a Newly Graduated Class of Provisionals

On Wednesday, January 10, the New York Junior League hosted the 21st Provisional Graduation, a ceremony to celebrate all the newly completed Provisionals, who had been completed their training during Fall 2017.   NYJL President Suzanne Manning addressed the 186 women in the graduating class, who were moving from provisional to active status starting in […]

Volunteers Strengthen Their Communication Skills

In a time where communication skills are more important than ever, we have an opportunity to be more effective communicators.  We are able to modify our style to convey a clear message via phone, email, in person or social media. At the New York Junior League, volunteers build and maintain relationships through enhanced teamwork that […]