Central Coast California | NAWBO
NAWBO - Central Coast California was officially launched as a chapter in 2017 to support women business owners in San Luis Obispo County.

We are dedicated to helping women business owners succeed.

We are purposeful, effective, courageous advocates for female entrepreneurs.


We meet on the first Friday of the month at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo from 11:30 - 1:30.

• Expect excellent speakers!
• Come to network your business.
• Be inspired.
• Feel supported.





2022-2023 Board of Directors



Tyler Skinner, Connected Communities LLC

Gina Cinardo, Ginici Studios Photography

Shandie Fox, ASAP Movers, Inc

Allison Bradshaw, Cabi


Director Corporate Sponsorships
Gaby Romo, Gaby Romo Realty

Director of Culture
Stephanie Young, Spark Yoga

Director of Marketing
Angela Cisneros, Angela Cisneros Jewelry Concierge

Director of Programs
Leslie Kasanoff, Dr. Leslie K. Empowered Wellness

Director of Advocacy
Charlene Rosales, Central California Women's Business Center

Director of Membership
Meredith Wartelle, Biscuit & the Boots

Past President
Jill Drexage, Oh Shirt, and More




Real Professional Growth

We work to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of our members & promote economic development within the entrepreneurial community

NAWBO Institute


The NAWBO Institute is our educational arm, offering training and educational development opportunities that ensure NAWBO members are equipped with the tools and resources they need to succeed at any size or stage of development

Business Advocacy


Founded in 1975 by a group of like-minded businesswomen to serve as the voice of women business owners and advocate on behalf of their entrepreneurial interests, NAWBO is proud to carry on that legacy and serve as the collective voice for women entrepreneurs of this generation and the next in the Nation’s Capital and state capitols across the country.

Strategic Partners


Building and strengthening partnerships with corporations and organizations that share our commitment to the success of women entrepreneurs extends our reach and ability to impact change for NAWBO members nationwide.