Mayor Lili Bosse Honored as Woman of the Year

Mayor Lili Bosse was honored with the Woman of the Year “Shamsi Hekmat Award” by the Iranian Jewish Woman’s Organization (IJWO). The IJWO traces its roots back to Iran more than 75 years ago and was founded in Los Angeles in 1976. Its objective is to protect the dual identity of the Iranian Jewish community in Los Angeles, as well as to recognize the impact and role of Iranian Jewish women in society. Bosse was lauded as an “advocate for women’s rights, human rights, inclusivity and abolishing antisemitism and hatred of any kind” at the organization’s gala celebration that took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on March 5.