Malala Yousafzai

La Jolla ‘Girl Up’ chapter to host speakers, fundraiser July 29 at library

For the members of the La Jolla High School “Girl Up” chapter, an upcoming fundraiser at La Jolla Library means more than an afternoon of advocacy. For club president Isha Raj-Silverman, it signifies how the club has made its chapter unique by its focus on community outreach. For vice-president Amaya Duncan, it means she’s one step closer to fulfilling her “Beauty with a Purpose” project as part of America’s Miss World Teen beauty pageant.

The event runs 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29 at the library, 7555 Draper Ave., and will feature speakers on various women’s causes. Amaya said she would discuss the “Girl Up” advocacy campaign (the local branch of which she helped...