Celebrating Over 85 Years of Service
The Junior League of Hamilton-Burlington Inc. is a volunteer organization that is part of an international network of women. We are dedicated to cultivating civic and community leadership skills and creating impactful change.
Discretionary Funds Grants & Bursary Applications
Applications are now being accepted for our
Annual Grants and Bursaries.
Application submission deadline is April 1.
March 8, 2021
Free Virtual Event
International Women's Day
Riya Karumanchi is the keynote speaker for our International Women's Day event. Talking about her journey as a female in the male dominated STEM world.
This event is limited to 100 participants, so call the League office as soon as possible (289-239-6806) to register and obtain the zoom details
Riya is a 16-year-old student from Toronto, Ontario. She is an entrepreneur and CEO of SmartCane and is extremely passionate about harnessing technology to better people's lives. Riya is an Innovator at The Knowledge Society, an avid ML developer and is recognized as one of the Top 20 Teen Entrepreneurs Worldwide. She's also very honoured to be on Teen Vogue's 21 under 21 and to be featured on Time Magazine's list for young inventors changing the world. Throughout her journey, companies like Google, Deloitte, Microsoft, the DMZ and TD have been supporting her. She has been speaking at conferences wordwide as an enormous advocate and champion for women and girls in STEM and health-tech innovation and speaks to many to inspire them to pursue their interests and develop innovations in the space.