100th Anniversary Gala

100th Anniversary Gala

100th Anniversary Gala

Save the date!

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut is hosting a gala dinner to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters and women winning the right to vote. Plan to join us for an evening of celebration and inspiration!

February 22, 2020
5:00 pm
Italian Center, Stamford, CT

Look for an invitation and registration information in December!

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Gala Honorees

Juanita JamesOutstanding Woman in Philanthropy
Juanita T. James 
President and CEO, Fairfield County Community Foundation

Juanita T. James joined the Community Foundation in 2011. As President & CEO, she is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission of promoting philanthropy to create systemic change in Fairfield County, fostering a vital and inclusive community where every individual has the opportunity to thrive. She is currently a Director for Asbury Automotive Group, First County Bank, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, and CFLEADS. She is also a Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees at Lesley University, a Trustee Emerita of Princeton University and a former Trustee of the University of Connecticut.

Indra NooyiOutstanding Woman in Business
Indra K. Nooyi
Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

Indra Nooyi is the former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo. In this role, Mrs. Nooyi was the chief architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s pledge to do what’s right for the business by being responsive to the needs of the world around us. Currently, Mrs. Nooyi is a member of the board of Amazon and she serves as a member of the board of Schlumberger Limited. She is also a member of the International Advisory Council of Temasek, an independent director of the International Cricket Council and is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.


Keynote Speaker

Judge Rosemary M. CollyerJudge Rosemary M. Collyer
Chief Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court & Senior Judge, DC Circuit

The keynote speaker will be Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, Senior United States District Judge, who was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2002, and who currently presides over the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Court in Washington, D.C. Judge Collyer has a special relationship with Connecticut: her father, Thomas C. Mayers was mayor of Stamford from 1963-1967.


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