SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Local female entrepreneurs were honored Sunday at the Women's Economic Forum was held at Bacara resort.
They gathered to talk about current issues, the latest in technology and get advice from experts in business.
The American Riviera Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award was handed out to Santa Barbara resident Marilyn Tam.
Tam is the former CEO of Aveda, Reebok Apparel and Nike.
"When women's opportunities are expanding at the same time with the current election there's concern with how we are going to move forward," Tam said. "Women can achieve what they want to"
The forum continues through Monday. More information on the Women's Economic Forum can be found here.