Los Angeles is a sparkling nexus of innovation and impact. St. Vincent Jewelry Center’s Gems of LA recognizes extraordinary women in our community who are at the forefront of social change. These true LA Gems are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of their fellow Angelenos, as they shine as bright as the bling they model for St. Vincent Jewelry.
Meet LA Gem and River LA Director of Development, Andy Steinhoff. Andy and River LA are on a mission to bring people, water, and nature together along the 51 miles of the Los Angeles River. Deeply entwined with the history of our region, the river starts in the San Fernando Valley, flows south through downtown Los Angeles to the southeast cities, and on to Long Beach. With 25% of California’s population living within 30 miles of the river, Andy sees it as a common thread with the potential to connect communities of varying interests and resources. Central to her efforts, is facilitating and convening supporters with different priorities —