Women's History Month

March 01, 2023



This Women's History Month, I am excited to introduce you to our 2023 Senate District 33 “Woman Making Herstory” and Women of Distinction These outstanding women fight for a better future and make a positive difference in the lives of others through their hard work in the community. Learn more about their achievements and join me in recognizing them! You can also watch my remarks as Vice Chair of the Latino Caucus on Women's History Month and my resolution presentation for our SD 33 Woman Making Herstory Honoree on the Senate Floor here


2023 Woman Making Herstory

Lucia Veloz, Founder, Vecinas Unidas de Bell Gardens 




2023 Women of Distinction

Andrea Sulsona, Executive Director, YMCA of Greater Long Beach

Cynthia Guidry, Director, Long Beach Airport

Rathmeny Laura Som-Hedden, Founder, The MAYE Center, Long Beach

Dakota McMahand-Owens, Founder and Executive Director, Budding Artists, Lynwood 

         Ivonne Correa, President, General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Huntington Park

          Dora Sanchez, Membership Services Director, Paramount Chamber of Commerce

          Barbara Crowson, Executive Director, Paramount Chamber of Commerce