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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.

Click here to contact us; we look forward to hearing from you.

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; cost to attend is $28 per meeting.  Contact for more information.


Working Toward Greater Prosperity –  Matt Prochaska

  Our featured speaker, Matt Prochaska, President and CEO of the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation,  will discuss the mission and work of the BVEDC to help facilitate jobs, investment, and entrepreneurship in the Brazos Valley, as well as our community’s strengths and partnerships. In addition, he will share current data on how our local economy is faring, and provide information on some recent efforts and victories for the Brazos Valley.

Matt received both his Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University with an emphasis in international business development. Matt is passionate about workforce development and is actively involved in community service. 

  We meet in person at Embassy Suites in College Station. TX.   Check in and networking begins at 5:30 pm; dinner and the meeting start at 6 pm. To attend contact for information or  click this link to purchase your ticket by May 26, 2021 . 


 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:Tawyna Moehlman, ’21 Woman of the Year

Tawyna Moehlman is a 5th generation Texan born and raised right here in the Brazos Valley!  She joined ABWA in May 2019 and stepped up to contribute in BIG ways.  Tawyna is currently our Membership Officer and was the Chapter Protege’ Award Winner in 2020.  She stated. ” I  enjoy being a part of our local ABWA and have met so many amazing woman. When asked to help with anything,  I jump right in because that is what  I love to do. Being a member of ABWA is more than just a membership, it is a network of powerful woman that go out of their way to help each other grow personally and professionally.”

 She has worked at Texas A&M University for over 22 years for the Department of Recreational Sports. Tawyna enjoys working with the students as they schedule and plan their events and activities. She also owns a sewing and embroidery business, X2 Ranch Designs.  X2 Ranch Designs is also a sponsor of our Chapter. 

 If you are looking for Tawyna you may find her on the family’s ranch fishing on one of the lakes with family and friends. 


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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