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Date(s) - Thursday, March 8
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Empowered Woman Luncheon celebrates strong, independent women of integrity who are role models in our community. This year we will honor Santa Barbara’s Police Chief Lori Luhnow.

Enjoy lunch and a video keynote message from Chief Luhnow with introduction by Santa Barbara’s first female Lieutenant Marylinda Arroyo.

Lori Luhnow was appointed as Police Chief of Santa Barbara in July 2016. As Police Chief, she is the highest ranking law enforcement official in the City. Prior to her appointment, Chief Luhnow was with the San Diego Police Department for 27 years, most recently in the rank of Police Captain. Chief Luhnow received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from UC San Diego, and a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. She is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

Hosted by AAUW Santa Barbara-Goleta Valley—dedicated to advancing equity for women and girls. Click here for tickets.