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YDO, SCFG Host Event for Cambridge Science Festival


On Saturday, April 16th, YDO and Science Club for Girlshosted Everybody Loves Science – an exciting, interactive showcase of work from our innovative youth leaders and scientists in the Lawrence…

Abbott Lawrence Academy Admits Class of 2020


YDO well represented at ALA’s second welcome celebration As the Abbott Lawrence Academy looks to build upon a successful inaugural year, the next round of competitive admission decisions is…

Girls visit Hestia Fund on International Women’s Day


On International Women’s Day, four of YDO’s leading ladies traveled to Boston to meet and mingle with a group of female philanthropists who support YDO via their grant making at Hestia Fund. …

YDO Kids medal at MA Science Olympiad ’16


After two months of preparation, 30 students traveled to Assumption College in Worcester, MA to compete against top schools from across the Commonwealth. Representing Lawrence well, this year’s…

YDO Performers Carol for MA Senator’s Holiday Event


On Thursday, December 17th, MA Senator Barbara L’Italien hosted a holiday event for supporters, friends and Lawrencians at the Claddagh Pub. Thanks to the event organizing of Maria De La…

MIT grad students conclude robotics program at YDO


This fall, YDO has been home to a new (and very special) robotics and coding program, bringing four PhD students from MIT to Lawrence every Saturday to work with some of our most talented STEM students….