As professional communicators, we want to reach as wide an audience as possible, but sometimes we inadvertently write or say something that derails our message. Join AWC-SB on Wednesday, November 3, 5:30 p.m. on Zoom, to hear from educators and diversity advocates Cheri Gurse and Anita Perez Ferguson, who will discuss best practices and ways to evaluate and elevate our language.
On Friday, April 30th, AWC-SB was proud to welcome members and guests to the 2020-21 Women of Achievement Awards presented by Women Connect4Good, honoring Barbara Ben-Horin and Luz Reyes-Martin, emceed by Starshine Roshell. Watch the replay and read the event recap written by AWC-SB member Justine Sutton.
If you are not yet a member of AWCSB you can join now until May 21 and $50 registration fee will be waived for Executive, Professional, and Entrepreneur members. AWCSB helps local communicators stay at the top of their game with presentations on important developments in the technology, practice, psychology, and ethics of communications.
Luz Reyes-Martin, Executive Director of Public Affairs and Communications at Santa Barbara City College, and Barbara Ben-Horin, former CEO of Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara, will be honored on April 30th by the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications at the 13th Annual Women of Achievement Awards presented by Women Connect4Good.
Whether it’s Russian trolls planting fake narratives, conspiracy theorists colluding against a perceived enemy or well-meaning citizens sharing misleading memes, the current deluge of information has made it all too easy to disseminate fiction and falsehoods that can topple businesses, spread pandemics and even undermine democracy. Join veteran journalist, educator and truth-talker Starshine Roshell for a look at how we got here, why it matters and the small-but-powerful things you can do to help.