Bryan College Station Charter Chapter

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS 77842

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American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

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Our Chapter meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at Embassy Suites College Station: 201 University Drive E; College Station, TX 77840.  We start at 5:45 for networking followed by dinner and the program.  Meeting cost is $28.00. Contact our President, Debbie Holladay at bcsabwa@gmail.com for more information.

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American Business Women’s Association

Whether you are starting a new business, jump-starting a career, or searching for a job, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be.  Your membership in ABWA offers you a portfolio of benefits to fuel your personal and professional growth. 

Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal.  Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference. Stay current on business concepts and topics with your complimentary subscriptions to ABWA’s Women in Business® Magazine and Achieve Newsletters.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted business products and services! 

Make an investment in you – join the leading association for working women and women business owners, the American Business Women’s Association. 

WOMEN LEADING THE WAY

Executive Board

Debbie Holladay

President

Mary Kalafatis

Vice President

Pam Mize

Treasurer

Amanda Boenigk

Secretary

FEATURED MEMBER

Donna Sprouse

Donna Sprouse has been selected as the ABWA Bryan/College Station Charter Chapter’s nominee for the National Top 10 Award. ABWA leagues around the country submit nominees to be considered for the national award. From those nominees, ten women across the US are selected as candidates for the Top 10 Award later this year. From those fabulous ten women, one will be selected to serve as the 2021 American Business Woman. To be considered for the award, the women have set a standard of excellence in their careers, giving back to their communities, and serving their ABWA leagues at the local level.

Donna exemplifies what it means to be a Top Ten in ABWA. She has worked with the Texas A&M Task Force One for the last 15 years. Her role in helping the State of Texas and other states during disasters is important and is one of her greatest passions. In 2009, Donna received the Distinguished Service Award, and in 2018 also received a Service award for her efforts with Hurricane Harvey.

Donna’s community involvement for the last several years has included helping with Sassy Shoe Social to support Scotty’s House and Premier Market for Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. Donna also served the Dream It, Dare to Do It! event as co-chair, treasurer, and chair of hospitality & decorations.

Donna has been with ABWA since December 2015 and received the Protégé award in July 2016. Donna has been very active in the Bryan College Station Chapter serving as Chair for Hospitality, Chair for Membership, as well as serving on the Board as Treasurer.

Donna’s main passions are her family and friends. Her hobbies include working on her new home, dancing, taking care of her plants, and starting new crafting projects such as making wreaths.

 

 

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Thank you to The Carlson Law Firm for your support!

Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to sbmef.org.

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