Laura Farber is the first Latina Woman elected as Tournament of Roses President for the 2019-2020. In addition to her many years of service in the Tournament of Roses, she has volunteered in various non profit organizations worldwide, including the American Bar Association.
Farber was brought to this country from Argentina by her parents as a child.
Laurais Farber is a renowned lawyer, fluent in Spanish, earned a degree, Cumlaude with department highest honors from UCLA and earn her juris doctor from Georgetown University.
Community Grand Marshal
Dr. Olivo is a longtime advocate for minority, low income and first generation college students.
Dr Olivo is The Pasadena City College Vice President of Student Services, serving 30,000 diverse students.
She is the granddaughter of migrant farm-workers, raised by a single mom, first in her family to go to college and third generation Mexican American/Chicana, Cynthia Olivo earned her BA in Psychology and a Master of Science in Counseling from California State University San Bernardino, and a Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Urban Leadership from Claremont Graduate University