FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2018
Gala honoring Rebecca Q. “Becky” Morgan, California State Senator 1984-1993, Silicon Valley philanthropist and thought leader, President of the Morgan Family Foundation, and founder of the non-profit Teen Success, Inc.
(PALO ALTO, CA) – An Evening Honoring Becky Morgan, celebrates the life and successes of former California State Senator and Silicon Valley Philanthropist Becky Morgan. The event’s proceeds will benefit Teen Success, Inc., a nonprofit serving high school age mothers and their children that was founded by Morgan in 2011.
The gala takes place October 16, 2018 at the University Club of Palo Alto and will be attended by her family, friends, fellow philanthropists, and Silicon Valley community and business leaders.
A true social entrepreneur long before the term was coined, Becky Morgan’s varied and distinguished career spans politics, social innovation, thought leadership, and business locally in Silicon Valley and nationally as a California State Senator. Morgan is a graduate of Cornell University and Stanford Graduate School of Business and has served on both Boards of Trustees.
Becky Morgan spent nearly two decades as an elected official, serving as a member of the Palo Alto Board of Education, the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors and the Santa Clara County Transit District. She went on to serve as a California State Senator for nine years during which she focused on education, transportation, and taxation. She was a co-founder (with husband Jim Morgan) of the Northern Sierra Partnership; the catalyst behind the California Stewardship Network; and former President and CEO of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley, a leading regional public/private collaborative. She is the President of the Morgan Family Foundation, whose mission it is to help individuals and organizations reach their full potential.
PRESS BAGDGE CONTACT: Becka Ross, (408)263-8330 ext. 105, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Teen Success, Inc.: Becky Morgan founded Teen Success, Inc. after witnessing how teen pregnancy adversely affected her high school classmate. Teen Success, Inc. empowers teen mothers to rise above the challenges facing them and achieve their full potential in school and as parents. The organization is highly successful with 93% of young moms who complete the 18-month curriculum going on to graduate high school. On the national scale, only 38% of young mothers are able to graduate high school.
Empowering teen mothers, transforming lives