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Lila Heymann: Owner, Director

Glitter Box N.O. is the latest project for Lila and the Heymann Foundation. With a background in art history and social work, creating a space where community and making merge was a natural progression. More recently, Lila has focused her energy on femme focused artists, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits and Glitter Box has become the home for this endeavor.

Born in Lafayette in the Stone Age, Lila went to college in Baltimore and lived in New Orleans for many years before moving to Washington DC and eventually New York City. These days, Lila divides her time between New Orleans and Charlottesville, VA where she lives with her husband Harold Herz and their 9 year old son, Henry.

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Alice McGillicuddy: Curator and Shop Manager

Alice runs the day to day operations of Glitter Box N.O., from working with our inspiring collection of femme artists and makers to curating events and collaborating with our monthly nonprofit beneficiaries.

When she’s not buzzing around the shop like a glittery hummingbird, Alice can be found doula-ing, helping throw a monthly fundraising dance party aka Fundragers,  or leading the pod of shiny mermaids that make up Krewe of Mermoux!