The San José Woman's Club has been a formal organization since 1894, when nine women first gathered to discuss forming an alliance. At that time, women across the nation were forming clubs to study and discuss various topics of importance.
Today, SJWC is focused on providing scholarships for local students, funding local and women's charitable organizations, preserving its landmark Clubhouse, and providing a home for like-minded people to gather together to enjoy camaraderie and work on mutual goals. Download the Club backgrounder for more information.
Funds for SJWC's charitable work come from donations, fundraising events, and rental of our historic Clubhouse. Help Preserve SJWC's mission by donating now. Your donation is fully tax deductible.
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- SJWC Vocal Scholar Competition, Monday, April 10
Free and Open to All! Drop by the Clubhouse at 7 p.m. and experience a live vocal competition as San Jose State University voice students compete for the SJWC 2016-2017 Vocal Scholarship. This public event dazzles the audience with the quality and talent of the students. Guests are invited to meet the performers afterward over cookies and coffee while the judges deliberate. The winner will be announced that evening.
- Irish Night, Friday, March 17: Guests didn't need the luck of the Irish to have more than a wee bit of fun at this festive evening that featured Irish food, drink and music!
- Women in the Wild: Words from Women of Wisdom, Wednesday, March 29: Jena Sorrells, Camp Supervisor at San Jose Family Camp, told us how women are connecting with the wild at the latest installment of our women's speaker series, featuring prominent women of the South Bay, discussing how women can make a difference in today’s world.
- Opera with the Stars Gala Luncheon, Thursday, March 2: More than 150 enjoyed luncheon, fabulous silent auction, and live performances by the stars of Opera San Jose at our annual fundraiser for our San Jose State University Scholarship Program.
- eBay Computer Camp for Girls at San Jose Woman's Club
February 20-24, 2017: SJWC was honored to partner with eBay for eBay Computer Camp for Girls at SJWC. 30 girls from Horace Mann School, an International Baccalaureate World School learned to code using Scratch.mit.edu. The girls enjoyed meeting eBay executives, including CEO David Wenig, eBay Fellow Nick Whyte, Chief Infrastructure and Architecture Officer Mazen Rawashdeh, and Chief Product Officer R.J. Pittman. Many thanks to all the eBay WIT mentors who taught the coding sessions!
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