Tag archives: Barbara Ben Horin

Let’s Hear it for the Girls
By Richard Mineards   |   January 14, 2021

Having completed five years leading Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara, Barbara Ben-Horin is leaving the pro-girl nonprofit. Since joining the organization in January 2016 it has expanded its Teen Center programming, overhauled its emergency planning, and advanced its advocacy efforts on behalf of girls’ rights and opportunities. “I deeply believe in Girls Inc.’s vision […]

The Path Of Most Resistance
By Lynda Millner   |   October 17, 2019

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara gave its 18th annual celebration luncheon at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. Their theme was “The Path of Most Resistance: Effecting Change Through Perseverance.” The emcee for the event was Sofia, who has been a Girls Inc. gal since kindergarten and it shows with all her confidence at […]

Girls Have the Right
By Lynda Millner   |   October 18, 2018

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara gave their 17th annual celebration luncheon with the theme “Girls Have the Right!” at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. The ballroom was packed with folks anxious to hear from speaker Brenda Feigen. Brenda is a feminist activist, attorney, constitutional scholar, and film and television producer. She was an […]

Dr. Surber of Laguna Blanca Lower School
By Sigrid Toye   |   May 31, 2018

As I entered the parking area on the Laguna Blanca Lower School campus, everything looked as I remembered it at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Children were happily playing, staff were all present and accounted for, spring flowers could be seen placed artistically in the carefully pruned landscaping that surrounds the perimeter of […]