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Sacramento, CA—The California Federation of Business and Professional Women (CFBPW) will hold its Fall Board meeting Saturday, October 21st via Zoom. The meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. with the CFBPW Board Meeting. The first afternoon speaker will be Lindsey Horvath, 3rd District Supervisor speaking on the 3rd wave of feminism. The cost for registration is $25. The public is welcome. Registration information can be found at https://bpwcal.org/events-listing/ or by contacting Katherine Winans, Registration Chair, jkw@gbis.com at or (775) 267-0539.


Lindsey Horvath represents Los Angeles County 3rd Supervisorial District, which stretches from the Ventura County line to West Hollywood and the City of San Fernando – including ten cities, 26 unincorporated communities and 49 neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles. She was elected to the County Board of Supervisors in 2022. Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath made history as the youngest woman to ever be elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. She is the first millennial, and currently the only renter to serve on the Board, bringing a much-needed perspective to LA County leadership. Shortly after assuming office, Horvath authored a proclamation of local emergency for homelessness in Los Angeles County. Previously, she was Mayor (serving two terms as Mayor) and served on the West Hollywood City Council from 2015-2021. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio. Her B.A. is from the University of Notre Dame. As a councilmember and mayor, she helped approve the minimum wage of $17.64 per hour in the City. Supervisor Horvath is widely known for her leadership on women’s issues and served as a Global Coordinator for One Billion Rising, a global campaign of the V-Day movement to end violence against women and girls. She was the founding President of the Hollywood Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and previously served as President of National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) – LA Westside.

Previous to Supervisor Horvath’s presentation there will be a panel to update everyone on the status of the Equal Rights Amendment. Following Supervisor Horvath the Honorable Teresa Cox, Fremont Vice-Mayor and U.S. Department of Commerce District Export Councilmember and County Senior Procurement Officer, will be speaking on “Innovation, Equity and Resilience- Strengthening Women Business in the 21st Century.” The next will be Manoj Joshi, Yoga Master, Life Coach and Founder of Wellness by all Means, speaking on wellness. The last speaker will be the immediate Past President of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women Sandy Thompson talking about the van that is being purchased with BPW-International to help in the Ukraine. Donations are welcome. The meeting should adjourn at 4:00 P.M.

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