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Girls to Women program aims to support and encourage young girls in developing career goals for their futures. The non-profit event is led by Founder and Executive Director Patricia Foster has over 35 years of experience as a resident, language teacher, and after-school program developer advocating for the East Palo Alto community. The Girls to Women organization provides over 60 girls a year with individualized school-year and summer learning enrichment programs.
Girls to Women presents the seventh annual Margaret Wright 5K Run/Walk, an event that benefits this program. The run is open to individuals of all ages and offers opportunities to volunteer, donate to the cause, or to serve as a pledge or a sponsor for this cause. The race will kick off on March 10 at 9 a.m. and includes open raffles with prizes.