Congratulations to Joy Safakish for being our AAUW Morgan Hill Branch’s 2021 honoree for the Morgan Hill Community Foundation Philanthropy Award! This award is given to members of local organizations who give of their time and talents to benefit our local community and community non-profits.
Joy’s Contributions to the Branch
Joy has been a member of our branch since 2011. One of her many passions has been Tech Trek – she has coordinated our Tech Trek girls from 2015 to present, and thanks to her efforts dozens of 7th grade girls from Morgan Hill have benefited from the Tech Trek STEM camp at Stanford. Joy has been organized, persistent, and relentless in following through on all phases of the process including enlisting our MH members to make the camp happen every year, whether in person or online. Our many, many “Tech Trekers” that have gone through the camp and onto higher education in STEM demonstrate the effects of her commitment to AAUW’s mission to encourage STEM education for girls.