Women’s Festivals Feb. 8th 2013

Santa Barbara Event Empowering Women in Leadership

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  “Top Ten Things Women Can Do To Secure Their Financial Futures”, Janet Garufis
  • 2:30 PM  “Stressless in 2013”, Kathy Gruver
  • 2:40 PM  “Change Your Statement, Change Your Life”, Heide Hargreaves Introduced by Kathy Gruver
  • 2:50 PM  “On Becoming A Fearless Woman”, Pamela Jansen Introduced by Kathy Gruver
  • 3:00 PM  KEYNOTE: “Unleashing Your Calling: Create the Work & Life You Love”, Tama Kieves Introduced by Calla Gold
  • 3:30 PM   KEYNOTE: “Powering Up! How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders”, Anne Doyle Introduced by Calla Gold
  • 4:05 PM  “Grow Your Brand Today!”, Kim Castle
  • 4:20 PM  “NBA Mom: Welcome to the Sisterhood”, Karen Frye
  • 4:35 PM  “Dancing with Kindred Spirits: Lessons from My Wise Women”, Carolyn Fineran
  • 4:45 PM  “Is a 600-mile Walk Across Spain Long Enough to Heal Your Heart and Soul?”, Bobbie Surber
  • 4:55 PM  Waging Peace: Stories of International Survival”, Rebecca Tinsley
  • 5:05 PM  “Make Your Money Last a Lifetime”, Kevin Bourke
  • 5:30 PM  Gutsy Gals Inspire Me Awards and Reception

Keynotes by Lynda Weinman and Laurie Polich Short

Enjoy Live Entertainment by These Talented Artists in the Expo Area
1:30 pm Djun Djun Mama’s
2:00 pm Cindy Kalmenson
3:30 pm Rebecca Troon
4:20 pm Kate Bennett
6:15 pm Caren Armstrong
7:00 pm Kate Wallace



4 Responses to “Women’s Festivals Feb. 8th 2013”

  1. Janis Johnson February 6, 2013 at 5:15 pm #

    I have attended ALL FIVE of the past Women’s Festivals in Santa Barbara, and have come away enriched and inspired to tackle the next exciting challenges in both my personal and professional lives! This year sounds even better than ever. . .can’t wait till Friday!

  2. Donna February 8, 2013 at 3:06 am #

    Wow, this activity is full of empowering knowledge. Very interesting topics to be presented. God bless all the speakers.

  3. Carol February 8, 2013 at 3:24 am #

    This is an activity full of inspirations and hope. By reading the list of topics, it seems to be a very much interesting event.

  4. Beth February 8, 2013 at 11:45 pm #

    Talks pertaining to saving money, improving health and building up convidence are my favorites. The Women’s Festival is a great venue for women not only to mingle with other successful gals around the world, but also to get inspired with the talks being provided by different motivational speakers.