Bryan College Station Charter Chapter


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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, Texas. We start at 5:30 pm for networking followed by dinner and the program.   Contact for more information.


   Gen Z Aggie Women Leaders

  Engage with Gen Z leaders  who will share their perspectives, give us tips, and provide insight into their generation to help us understand and build stronger multi- generational professional environments.  What  a wonderful opportunity to learn from future women business leaders!

 ** Mereyah Cage is  pursuing her Masters of Science in Marketing and graduated
in spring 2020 with a BA in Telecommunications & Media.
** Taylor Coleman is studying Industrial Distribution and will earn her Bachelor’s degree in 2022 .
** Brandy Pena earned her Bachelor’s degree in December 2021 and is currently working as a Legislative Aide for State Representative Abel Herrero.
** Yesenia Marin is studyingInternational Business with a minor in Chinese and will graduate in

 This will be a hybrid meeting; in person at Embassy Suites in College Station and live on Zoom.   Deadline for registration for in-person is March 31st;  deadline to register for online participation is April 5.


 Connect, Learn & Grow in the American Business 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


Mary Kalafatis

Vice President

Greta Messarra Woodward


Lana Nixson


Amanda Boenigk


Taywna Moehlman

  Featured Member:  Nicole Becka, May Kay Cosmetics

Nicole Becka has been a member of the ABWA Bryan/College Station Charter Chapter since November of 2010.  She has proudly served as President of our league for two consecutive years, as well as Vice President for one year and is currently, our Programs Chair.  Nicole is an Account Executive with a4Advertising, formerly Suddenlink Media, and has worked with a4 since 2017.  In 2019, she achieved the President’s Club award.  While working with a4Adveritising, Nicole loves strategizing and placing advertising for businesses, so they can reach their desired audiences and ultimately reach their goals to grow their business. 

Nicole is also an Independent Beauty Consultant with Mary Kay Cosmetics. She started her Mary Kay business over 7 years ago, primarily for the product.  Through the positive culture at Mary Kay, her business has turned more into a love to help women look their best on the outside, so they feel most confident on the inside. Nicole is also an avid outdoors woman who loves to fish, hunt, as well as cook and enjoy a little wine – even better with friends and family!


Influence Sponsor

Thanks ANCO for your continued support and contribution for the development of our members.

Every Day Hero Sponsor

Appreciation goes to Embassy Suites by Hilton for your generous investment to support our meeting needs! 

Every Day Hero Sponsor

Gratitude to Mary Kalafatis, Chapter President, for your sponsorship to support Chapter activities and member outreach!

Explore Sponsor

Thank you for your generosity and support of our Chapter.

Explore Sponsor

So thankful for another year of support from Dr. Malcolm Rude

Explore Sponsor

Apprecation to Holladay & Associates for supporting our development recognition program.

Explore Sponsor

Many thanks for your  donation of time and talent to support our growth!

Imagine Sponsor

We value your investment in our Chapter Greta Messarra Woodward!

Imagine Sponsor

Thanks for your donation to build and sustain our Chapter!

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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