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March Events in Santa Barbara – Women’s Festivals 2014

Santa Barbara CA, March 6th, 2014: Women and men from around the world are already making plans to attend the 2014 California Women’s Festival which will be held on March 7th and 8th, at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real in Santa Barbara, CA. Each year the Festival celebrates women in leadership and seeks […]

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 […]

Congratulations to 2009 Women’s Festival keynote presenter Maria Contreras-Sweet!

Congratulations to 2009 Women’s Festival keynote presenter and ProAmerica Bank founder Maria Contreras-Sweet, who was recently nominated by President Obama to head the Small Business Administration! The former secretary of the California Business, Transportation, and Housing Agency and native of Mexico, if confirmed to the post, will succeed current SBA acting administrator Jeanne Hulit. As […]