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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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1st Tuesday March Dinner Meeting

March 3, 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. 


Executive Board

Debbie Holladay


Mary Kalafatis

Vice President

Pam Mize


Kathie Martine



 Tammy Prater

Rancher and Administrative Coordinator

Tammy has worked for Texas A&M University for over 17 years and is currently an Administrative Coordinator in the Department of Contract Administration.

She joined ABWA in July 2011 after attending just one meeting.  Two of her co-workers were officers at the time and she felt very welcomed by the Bryan/College Station Charter Chapter.

 Tammy married her husband Albert  in November 1993 and they started their farm and ranch business in December 2012.  They own/lease land in Rogers, Iola, and Hearne Texas.  They started with 3 cows that they purchased from  Albert’s Mother and now have over 50 cows.  And growing! 

Join us at our March 3rd meeting to hear her story!





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

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