Learn to Code
May 7 @ 6:00 pm

To connect, support, and inspire a diverse group of local technical learners to excel in technology careers through a programming language agnostic community. We want to give learners of every level a leg up by going beyond basic syntax and emphasizing modern practices for quality software. To ensure thorough, enduring understanding, we provide highly focused, hands-on workshops.

AWC Connect – Discovering Your Signature Story
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

“The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling.” – Cecille B. DeMille

Kymberlee Weil believes wholeheartedly in that quote. Join our Women of Achievement honoree for a presentation that will help you discover your Signature Story, a significant moment in your life that made you who are today. By developing your own Signature Story, you can connect, inspire, motivate and teach those around you, no matter the environment. A Signature Story lives inside all of us. Let’s find yours.

Rise of Momtrepreneur
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This month we will be hosting our quarterly keynote event featuring some of the most hardworking entrepreneurs we know, Momtrepreneurs!

Join us in celebrating these fantastic women with food, drinks, and an inspiring event with a keynote from Flex Team Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Tamra Johnson with panel discussion to follow.

But wait, there’s more! In addition to the panel, we’ve invited some of the Central Coast’s most inspiring women owned businesses to set up shop at our Entrepreneur Bazaar: A shopping and exploratory experience. Get ready for Mother’s Day and get inspired by our Momtrepreneurs!


Tamra Johnson
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Flex Team

Nicki Parr
Business Resilience Specialist, Women’s Economic Ventures

Sherry Villanueva
Managing Partner of ACME Hospitality,
The Lark, Lucky Penny, & Les Marchandes

led by
Summers McKay
Chairman of Santa Barbara Entrepreneur & Strategic Growth Guide

Unity Developers
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come join a growing community of people who are developing video games, cross platform apps, AR / VR experiences and more using Unity.

We meet the last Thursday of each month at WORKZONES ( at 6:00 PM and sometimes kick off meetings by playing games. Bring your laptop to show off your work, your expertise / questions to help each other and some food or drinks to share if you want. And If you have a skill or expertise that you can share, we’re always open to guest presentations.