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International Women’s Day Luncheon

March 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us as we honor groundbreaking women with a special luncheon on International Women’s Day. We will celebrate women who have been honored by donors of the Speed, as well as pioneering “First Women” leaders in our community.

Sponsored by

Private Curator-led tours of Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm.

Catered by Wiltshire at the Speed

Tickets $100


For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Kelly Scott at 502.634.2704 or send her an email.

In 2018, we celebrate women with exhibitions of work by women artists, programs, and many special events. Individual donors have honored the following women in their own lives. What these women have inspired makes our work possible.


Hattie Bishop Speed
Alice Speed Stoll
Christina Lee Brown


Brooke Brown Barzun
Edith Bingham
Emily Bingham
Maxine F. Bird
Ina Brown Bond
Alice Cary Brown
Victoire Reynal Brown
Cary Brown Epstein
Stephanie Fellon
Paula P. Grisanti
Ginny Harshaw
Paula Harshaw
Gray Henry
Augusta Brown Holland
Nana Lampton
Eleanor Bingham Miller
Heather McHold
Debra Murphy
Katie Murphy
Anne Brewer Ogden
Elizabeth Owen
Martha Slaughter
Lindy B. Street
Erin Trager-Kusman
Ann Cowley Wells


Sarah McNeal Few
Nancy Houghland Lampton
Mimi Brown Martin
Nancy Batson Rash
Bonnie Dance Thornton
Polly Brown Williams

The Speed recognizes pioneering women who were the first to be named to their positions of leadership.


Kim Baker
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

Marianne Barnes
Castle and Key

Susan A. Barry, JD
Community Foundation of Louisville

Tricia Burke
Office Environment Company

Kish Cumi, Ph.D
Smoketown Family Wellness Center

Tammy York Day
Louisville Healthcare CEO Council

Susan M. Donovan, Ph.D
Bellarmine University

Mariah Gratz
Weyland Ventures

Beth Malcom
Kentucky YMCA Youth Association

Theresa Reno-Weber
Metro United Way

Sadiqa Reynolds
Louisville Urban League

Lynn Rippy

Mason Rummel
James Graham Brown Foundation

Moira Scott Payne
Kentucky College of Art + Design

Evon J. Smith

Araby Thornewill
iVantage Health Analytics

Sara Wagner
Jewish Community of Louisville

Karen Williams-Goetz
Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau


March 8, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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