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2014 International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

March 25th, 2014 marks the day the UN and the All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF) celebrate the International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women and Girls. The day emphasizes ending family violence by raising awareness and by making it everyone’s responsibility. Tomorrow, the UN and the Government of China call for everyone to work together to [...]

We’re Proud to Announce Razia Jan as a Presenter & Honoree at the Festival!

The Women’s Festivals team is honored to confirm Razia Jan, a humanitarian and a 2012 recipient of the CNN Top 10 Hero Award, as a noted presenter at the Women’s Festival! Razia has dedicated years of her life to forge connections between Afghans and Americans and empower the young women of Afghanistan. She founded the [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2013 Women’s Festivals

This Friday, February 8, 2013, is a great day for Santa Barbara women in leadership roles to attend the Women’s Festivals conference and exhibition. Held at Bacara Resort and Spa Hotel, 8301 Hollister Avenue from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Women’s Festivals is a Santa Barbara event which promises to strengthen and empower women by “Bringing All Our Worlds Together.” This all-in-one day [...]

Forbes Magazine Highlights Women’s Festivals Santa Barbara Expo Event

Women Ascend in Central California A global women’s festival is based in Santa Barbara.  Why does this matter? The original title for this post was “Women Descend Upon Central California.”  But I thought better of it.  For the point I want to make is not that women this week are flocking to (i.e., “descending upon”) a [...]

Santa Barbara Hotel Offers Discount To Women’s Festivals Attendees

People from throughout the world will be attending a Santa Barbara event this weekend that is designed to empower women. It’s the 6th annual Women’s Festival and it returns this Friday, February 8th from 9am until 8pm. This full day event will be held at the Bacara Santa Barbara hotel. The Women’s Festival will include a professional women’s exposition, an awards program and educational [...]

Women’s Festivals Feb. 8th 2013

Friday, February 8, 2013 Health Wealth & Soul: Empowering Every Aspect of Our Lives 1:45 PM Welcome: Honorable Helene Schneider, Mayor of Santa Barbara Women’s Festival Founder, Patty DeDominic Sponsor Remarks: Jane Choi, New York Life Poetry Reading by Lucia De Garcia, Emiliano Campobello, accompanist 2:00 PM  ”Empower Your Life, Your Leadership”, Dr. Ann McElaney Johnson 2:15 PM [...]