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Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County 2024

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$50
History Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change - Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG Reception at Galleria Fort Lauderdale

History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale will honor six impactful women who lead our community during its “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG ticketed reception benefitting History Fort Lauderdale set for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, at Galleria Fort Lauderdale (2414 E. Sunrise Boulevard). Tickets: $50 to benefit History Fort Lauderdale.

This year’s honorees are Arlene Pecora, president and CEO of Signature Grand, Jenni Morejon, president and CEO of the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority, Laurie Sallarulo, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, Sigrid McCawley, managing partner of Boies Schiller Flexner, and Jasmin Shirley, program director, CIED,HICP, of Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc.

The Women’s History Month celebration will kick-off a special photo exhibit highlighting these women alongside their groundbreaking historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way for our community. The exhibition celebrating their achievements will be on display through March 31.

Past pioneering women counterparts to be highlighted in the photo exhibit include Jeanne Goon Moy (1913-2006), owner and operator of Moy Chinese Restaurant in Hollywood, Florence Hardy (1897-1975), the City of Fort Lauderdale’s first female city clerk and sometime acting city manager who collaborated with the Chamber of Commerce to build Las Olas canals, bridges, and isles, Blanche Forman (1886-1959), who established Hamilton and Blanche Forman Foundation to support education and donated land for the now esteemed Nova Southeastern University, Barbara Bridge (1929-2016), the first female county court judge and second female circuit court judge, and Betty Mae Tiger Jumper (1923-2011), the first Seminole to graduate high school and earn a higher education nursing degree. Tiger Jumper spent most of her adult life advocating for the Seminole community and improving healthcare services.

History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 is presented by UKG and sponsored by GPR | Goodman Public Relations, City & Shore PRIME magazine, Dillard’s and The Capital Grille.

Tickets for the special March 6 recognition and benefit reception honoring today’s leaders are $50 and are available at https://bit.ly/HFLWomenTrailblazers2024.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG, call (954) 463-4431 or visit visit our website (link found below).

Details

Date:
March 6
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$50
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://bit.ly/HFLWomenTrailblazers2024

Venue

Galleria Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 United States
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