The Museum SFV is cordially inviting you and a guest to a VIP reception on Wednesday, July 24th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm to celebrate its Powerhouse Women of the SFV exhibit at The Museum SFV in Northridge.
There will be a program with special
guest Joy Picus speaking beginning at 5:00 pm. Several local leaders
and dignitaries have been invited.
The first exhibit in this series centers around Government, one of many Valley sectors The Museum SFV intends to highlight.
will feature two special San Fernando Valley Powerhouse Women - Joy
Picus and Leah Cartabruno. Although each woman's path to success was
different, both women have been influencers, first for their gender in
their fields and an inspiration to other men and women.
Joy was the first woman elected to the Los Angeles City Council from the
San Fernando Valley. She was a wife, mother of three, and civically
active from childhood, but did not run for political office until 1973
in her 40's.
In 1969, Leah Cartabruno was the first woman ever
professionally hired by the California State Legislature as a Committee
Consultant. Through her non-civil service position, she worked with
various state senators and assemblymen to help research and write bills
Reception will include food and beverages, There will be docents for tours of The Museum as well.
Please RSVP for this for this event on EVENTBRITE as limited free tickets will be offered, so please register today.
You can also contact us at 818-347-9665 and leave us a message and number of people to attend.
The Museum SFV
18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204
Northridge, CA 91324-3885
(XST SE corner of Wilbur Ave. & Nordhoff St.)
Free parking. Elevator and ADA access.