Believe, Build, Be.

Zonta’s LifeForward workshops meet a critical need in the Santa Clarita Valley by offering programs and workshops that are designed to empower women. Experienced instructors present topics that support economic independence and self-sufficiency.

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Life Forward Workshops 2017 – 2018

Workshops are scheduled for the 3rd or 4th Saturday of each month, except for December.


Location: Savia Community Center, 23780 Newhall Avenue, Santa Clarita
For more info please contact: Phyllis Walker, 661-252-1172


  • August 19th – Effective Parenting Skills, Our presenter will be Alex Urbina, a teen and parenting expert, who helps teens and parents reach their full potential in their relationships and their lives. He is the author of a new book, “The Inspirational Parent.”
  • September 16th – Anger Management – Moment to Exhale! – Dr. Patricia Patton, Clinical Psychologist
  • October 28th – Recognize & Develop Good Relationship Behaviors – Shana Williams, Inspirational Speaker; Elise Moore & Eve Scanlon
  • November 11th – Awareness and Understanding Issues that Impact Youth– Presenters – Bob Sharits, Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor,  Detective Bill Velek, Los Angeles Sheriff’ Department


  • January 20th – Understanding & Filing Taxes – Presenter TBD
  • February 17th -Develop a Career Strategy, Create a Resume, Interview Techniques Effectively Network – Presenters – Wendy Amara, Executive Life Coach; Sue Reynolds, Career Development – Wm. S. Hart School District
  • March 17th – Money Rules 101- Master Your Money Before It Masters You! Presenter, Patti Handy, Mortgage Specialist
  • April 28th Your Health & Well Being – Eat Right & Exercise! Inexpensive Healthy Meals – Be Firm & Trim! McKenzie Hall Jones, Registered Dietician & Nutritionist; Exercise with Rich Enriquez, Fitness Movement Specialist & Michelle Jones, Certified Zumba Instructor
  • May 19th Motivational Topic & Presenter – TBD; Attendance & Achievement Awards, Network & Celebrate!
  • June 16th Divorce and Family Law Issues – Sources of Child Support ! – Presenter TBD