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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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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. 


Executive Board

Debbie Holladay


Mary Kalafatis

Vice President

Pam Mize


Kathie Martine



Tawyna Elliott

X2 Ranch Designs (Craft & Embroidery)

Tawyna is a local girl – born and raised in the Bryan/College Station area. She has deep roots in the community with her family being from the area for about 5 generations. 

Tawyna’s company is called X2 Ranch Designs and is a craft and embroidery company that she started with her Mom.  The name is based on the family’s cattle brand and has been in her family for generations.  Tawyna and her Mom (Garla Moehlman) have enjoyed doing crafts and sewing for several years.  The pair became interested in embroidery so they could create custom burp cloths when Tawyna and her brother started having children and the rest is history! 

They make custom baby items, embroidery, wreaths, holiday items,  etc.  They recently signed a contract to create items for a new local business called Xotic Camo and are excited about the future!





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

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