Megan Elizabeth Lim Receives The Junior League's Rising Star Award for 2012
San Diego benefits from her commitment to nonprofits in the community
New York, NY – April 21, 2012 – The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. today announced that Megan Elizabeth Lim has received the 2012 Rising Star Award for her leadership in the Junior League of San Diego and in the San Diego community. The award, which recognizes and celebrates emerging leaders from within the 293 independent Junior Leagues, was made at AJLI’s 90thAnnual Convention in San Francisco on April 21.
Ms. Lim, currently development director at the San Diego Public Library Foundation, is a founding member of Women Give San Diego, which funds nonprofit organizations that help underserved women and girls achieve economic security and self-sufficiency. She is also involved in leadership roles in other organizations as varied as the San Diego Regional Climate Education Partnership, San Diego Coastkeeper and the Equinox Center.
Within the Junior League of San Diego, she has been active in a range of leadership roles, including planning the JLSD’s first nonprofit forum for the San Diego community.
AJLI President Delly Beekman said, “Megan easily fits the mold of past Rising Star Award winners. She’s young, extremely active in her League, highly visible in her community, generous with her time…and she gets conversations started that lead to action, both inside her League and outside in her community.”
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About The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Founded in 1901 by New Yorker and social activism pioneer, Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, creating demonstrable community impact.
Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI) is comprised of more than 155,000 women in 293 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Together, they constitute one of the largest, most effective volunteer organizations in the world.