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Lean In & Break Through the Glass Ceiling

The glass ceiling is cracking for women in city leadership throughout Orange County. 

In this members-only event, a panel of female city managers and public works directors spoke about the challenges and opportunities they face in a male-dominated industry and gave advice for women trying to advance in the transportation industry. 

Panelists included:


  • Shohreh Dupuis, Assistant City Manager & Director of Public Works for Laguna Beach

  • Lori Ann Farrell Harrison, City Manager for Costa Mesa

  • Jamie Lai, Public Works Director for Yorba Linda

  • Debra D. Rose, City Manager for Lake Forest

  • Jacki Scott, Public Works Director for Laguna Niguel

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