Judy Barrasso Honored with Distinguished Service Award

October 19, 2023

We are proud to announce that Judy Barrasso was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Downtown Development District for her contributions to New Orleans. The Downtown NOLA Awards were held at the Audubon Aquarium and Insectarium on October 18, 2023.

Judy strongly believes in giving back to the community.  She served on the DDD Board of Commissioners for 21 years, including serving as Board Chair two different times. In addition to her work with the DDD, Judy has been involved in many community organizations.  She currently serves on the board of the Innocence Project New Orleans and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.  She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Contemporary Arts Center, Isidore Newman School, the New Orleans Pro Bono Project, Summerbridge, Dress For Success, and the Anti-Defamation League (South Central Region). Judy received the prestigious Hannah G. Solomon award, given to individuals who have helped change the lives of others through leadership efforts and service.  She was named a Young Leadership Council Role Model in 2004, a YWCA Role Model in 2000, and a CityBusiness ‘Women of the Year’ honoree in 2001 and 2014.

Pictures of Judy Barrasso at Downtown NOLA Awards

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