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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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Member Orientation

January 28, 2020

Task Force 1 - 101 Gateway Blvd Suite B, College Station 77845

February Dinner Meeting

February 4, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton - 201 University Drive E. College Station 77840

Connect, learn and grow in the
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

Kathie Martine

Secretary

FEATURED MEMBER

Dr. Becky Lynn Smith

Wunderman Thompson Data Management

Becky has spent over thirty years as an IT executive and project manager running multi-million-dollar projects and managing teams for world-class organizations such as Exxon, Amoco, AIM Investments, and Gulf States Toyota.

In her current role as a project manager at Wunderman Thompson Data Management, Becky is responsible for managing client relationships, planning and facilitating project deliverables, and working with team members to manage the IT delivery process toward positive completion. 

Becky has served as a past President of the ABWA Bryan-College Station Charter Chapter (2015-2016 and 2016-2017), was the chapter’s Top Ten nominee for 2016 and 2017 and served as the Program Chair for the Houston Area Council of ABWA in 2015 and 2016. Becky was also a member of the 2016 Leadership Texas class.

Becky lives near Holland, Texas with two horses, three dogs, and too many cats. Her favorite pastimes include reading, studying the Bible, and spending time with her grandsons: Tristan (4) and Logan (9 months).

Join us at our February 4th meeting to hear her story!

 

 

 

Our SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

Inspire Sponsor

Thank you to The Carlson Law Firm for your support!

Influence Sponsor

Thank you to Brannon Industrial Group 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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