The City of Pasadena Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to host the virtual event “Herstory 2021: Celebrating and Elevating Women to Public Office” on Wednesday, April 21 from 5:30-7:00 PM. This event will bring together women from throughout the community to discuss the status of women’s representation in civic leadership and how to best support women in seeking and holding all levels of public office.
The program will feature a diverse roster of distinguished elected and community leaders. After special remarks from Congresswoman Judy Chu and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, a panel of local leaders will discuss their experiences and lessons learned as women in public office. Panelists include Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, PUSD Board Member Tina Wu Fredericks, Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson, Community Leader Charlotte (Char) Bland, and Women in Leadership Vital Voices Founder Lena Kennedy. The panel will be moderated by former Pasadena City Councilmember Jacque Robinson-Baisley.