An Evening with
Julie Lythcott-Haims and Neysa Fligor
Thursday, February 16th at 7:00pm
Meeting ID: 861 2711 7181
Free to Attend ✦ No RSVP Required
Join us to celebrate the talent, contributions and resilience of these local Black women leaders
Julie Lythcott-Haims, Palo Alto City Council
and Neysa Fligor, Los Altos City Council
Julie Lythcott-Haims believes in humans and is deeply interested in what gets in our way. Her work encompasses writing, speaking, public service, and activism. She is a New York Times bestselling author of books on human development, a TED speaker, a former Stanford dean, and a lawyer, and she holds degrees from Stanford University (BA), Harvard Law (JD), and California College of the Arts (MFA). She has served on numerous nonprofit boards whose work focuses on equity, education, youth, wellness, or the arts, and she currently serves on the boards of Black Women’s Health Imperative and Narrative Magazine, and on the Board of Trustees at California College of the Arts. She serves on the advisory boards of LeanIn.Org, Sir Ken Robinson Foundation, and Baldwin For the Arts. Julie lives in Palo Alto, California with her partner of over thirty years, their itinerant young adults, and her mother. She is a member of the Palo Alto City Council.
Neysa Fligor was first elected as the top vote getter to the Los Altos City Council in 2018, and was reelected as the top vote getter again in 2022. Neysa was the first black Los Altos Councilmember and Mayor. During her term on Council, Neysa has been a local and regional leader. Her leadership positions include Former President of the CalCities Peninsula Division, First Vice President of the Cities Association of Santa Clara County, Executive Board Member of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and CHAC, and Vice Chair of the ABAG Housing Committee. Neysa is passionate about public service and advocates for policies and programs that foster healthy communities and improve the lives of all residents. Prior to serving on Council, Neysa served on the El Camino Healthcare District Board and worked for the County of Santa Clara for 9 years representing the Santa Clara County Health and Hospital System departments, among others. She is a Georgetown Law School graduate and is currently the Division Legal Counsel at HP. As a mother, immigrant, lawyer, and black female, Neysa brings her unique experience and background to help shape her decision making.
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We hope to see you there!