2015 International Women’s Day Events – Santa Barbara

This year we are delighted to offer our Signature Empowering Women Live-Studio-Audience event in Santa Barbara in honor of International Women’s Day.  The main public event is to take place on Saturday, March 7th at Butler Event Center.  9:30am-4:00pm.  The full scope of this event includes, vendors, sponsors, workshops and guest speakers, mingling and of course our Signature interviews with high profile guests!

To register as a Vendor or Sponsor, RSVP here.

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Schedule of events.

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A glimpse at our Venue: Butler Event Center:

IMG_0595copy Tracy Beard, Co-Producer of Santa Barbara’s Women’s Day Signature Event.

Contact: Tracy Beard:



Twink promo Solana Beach Blue just Twink2“Twinkle” Marie Manning is the Founder of Empowering Women TV and the Host of this year’s Santa Barbara Women’s Day Events.

Contact: “Twinkle” Marie Manning

(760) 889-5428



Special Thanks to our Media Partner:



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Empowering Women Team: 

Beth Amine - Santa Barbara Beth Amine is one of Empowering Women TV talk show hosts in Santa Barbara.  She will be present to conduct a feature interview, as well as lead a workshop.


Felicia Johnson Up Close and Personal  Cover Photo 2 Fee Johnson was one of the 2014 Gutsy Gals Inspire Me! Nominees.  She is an author and motivational speaker.  She is one of the Hosts of Empowering Women Signature events in Atlanta, GA and will be joining our Santa Barbara team in a supporting role for the 2015 Women’s Day Events.

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image (1) Melissa McLaughlin is one of our Production Assistants.  She will be assisting in many areas over the course of the day and as we continue to grow our Empowering Women TV movement in Santa Barbara.




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Lucia De Garcia, International Award Winning Author, Laureate Poet, and Social Innovator.  She will speak about Building Bridges of Understanding and Creating Unity and Peace Amongst Cultures.


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Karen Mulzac-Frye, Inspirational Speaker, Author, Artist, Emmy Award Winning Producer.



Tracy Repchuk is a dynamic business keynote speaker who takes complex technology subjects such as online branding, social media, website development, internet marketing and presents them in a way that is easy to understand, enlightening, and motivates to take action.


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Dr. Lucas D. Chesser of  The Wellness Way of Santa Barbara will give an introductory talk on how to improve your health naturally.

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Svetlana Meritt is the Author of “Meet Me in the Underworld: How 77 Sacred Sites, 770 Cappuccinos, and 26,000 Miles Led Me to My Soul.”  She traveled the globe for ten years on a journey of self-discovery and mystical adventure.


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JoAnne Bassett is a Couture Natural Perfumer.  She has a royal lineage as an alchemist.

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 Tziporah Kingsbury, “America’s Love Guru” as seen on ABC Hit Series The Bachelor is an Integrated Breathwork Specialist who will be guiding an “Awakening Intimacy” workshop.


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Heather Bond, Certified Nutritionist/fitness Trainer and Life Coach., will be with us throughout the day to help everyone stay refreshed and energized by guiding attendees through movements during brief intermissions between presentations. Her motto: Get and keep your body moving!

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Kris Oster, Archetypal Branding Strategist, who weaves the intoxicating parts of the mind & mythology, swirled with full-body pleasure, and turn it into powerful & proven strategies to help clients gain more visibility, customers and revenue. Kris has 20 years in marketing and web development for companies the likes of E!, Paramount Pictures, Disney and Citrix Online.  She enables her clients to prosper in business while standing strong in their true identity.  Kris has recently been published in the anthology, “Women of Spirit: Exploring Sacred Paths of Wisdom Keepers.”  She will read an excerpt at this International Women’s Day event, that is certain to astonish the audience!


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Sirens of the Sapphire Moon will be performing just after our lunch break!

Sirens of the Sapphire Moon is a Santa Barbara-based drum and dance troupe which performs World Fusion music and dance. Today we are joined Kris Oster, Jo Williams and Laurel Thomas. Combining Middle Eastern, African, Flamenco Rhythms and more, this trio from the troupe will enrapture and exhilarate the audience.


Women’s Day Volunteers:



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Gratitude for the loving support of the International Women’s Festival Volunteer Council.

We are excited to host this year’s Santa Barbara Women’s Day events.

The International Women’s Festival will be held in China this year.  For more information about the China Festival, please visit: here

In honor of Patty DeDominic and the International Women’s Day Festivals, Empowering Women shall donate a percentage of proceeds to Girls Inc, Santa Barbara Chapter.

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All payments under $2,000 to be processed via Paypal.  Checks of larger amounts may be sent with attached contracts to:

TV for Your Soul

1187 Coast Village Road

Suite #325

Montecito, CA




“Twinkle” Marie Manning

(760) 889-5428