Spring Membership Drive Extended – Save $50* by joining by May 21

Are you a professional communicator?

Do you crave contact with supportive women who understand what you do?

Do you want to learn new skills and hear from inspiring speakers?

If the answer to these questions is “Yes!”, you belong in AWC-SB, the premier organization for communicators on the Central Coast.  Between now and May 21, *Executive, Professional and Entrepreneur members can waive the $50 national application fee by using the code NEWSB2021 at checkout. Click here to join.    

For almost fifteen years, AWC-SB has provided professional support and networking opportunities for communicators in a wide variety of fields. “During the pandemic, this organization has been a lifeline,” says Lisa Osborn, radio broadcaster and president of AWC-SB. “Even though most of us were working remotely, we figured out how to be together at least once a month to learn from and support each other.”

AWC-SB helps local communicators stay at the top of their game with presentations on important developments in the technology, practice, psychology, and ethics of communications.

Recent meeting topics on Zoom included:

·       Solutions Journalism: Breaking the Fear-Based News Cycle

·       Building Emotional Immunity: The Power of Positive Engagement

·       Creating Your Own Sizzle Reel

·       When Bad Things Happen—Preparing and Managing During a Crisis

·       Tapping Into the Power of Poetry

·       Truth Decay: The Battle to Prevent Lies and Misinformation from Overwhelming Reality

Nationally, AWC provides many benefits to members including monthly webinars, a national jobs board, the prestigious Clarion Awards and affinity program discounts on everything from office supplies to pet insurance.

Locally, AWC-SB offers members the opportunity to meet and engage with some of Santa Barbara’s most accomplished communicators. “I’ve been an AWC member for over 30 years,” says Membership Chair, Carolyn Jabs, “and I can tell you the Santa Barbara chapter is an exceptional group of smart, creative, supportive women. I’ve made good friends through this organization, and I’ve become better at what I do.”

To learn more about the benefits of AWC-SB membership, click here.  To find out what membership level is right for you, click here 

And, remember to use promo code NEWSB2021 to waive the application fee if you are joining at the Executive, Professional and Entrepreneur level. For questions or assistance with membership, email membership@awcsb.org