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The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse backgrounds and to provide opportunities to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

President's Message:

What is ABWA?  The American Business Women's Association was founded in 1949.  We have been changing women's lives, one woman at a time for over 66 years!  ABWA supports women throughout their careers by providing opportunities to hone leadership skills, access to unsurpassed professional development resources, and national recognition in the largest network of working women in the country.  We are a sisterhood of women who work together to achieve personal and professional growth in a safe environment and to provide mentorship for the journey.

Since 1953, the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) has been providing grants and scholarships to women pursuing both undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as ongoing professional development to support career advancement.

The Sky-Hy Chapter was chartered July 7, 1970.

Our next meeting will be Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6 pm  This meeting is our holiday party and will be held at Brenda Irvin's home  Please bring a dish to share and a wrapped gift ($15 value) to exchange for our secret Santa exchange

January 5,2017 we will be back at the Olive Garden, Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC and meeting the first Thursday of each month

Please RSVP at email: sandy_worley@ucbi.com or abwaskyhychapter@gmailcom


"Changing Women's Lives One Woman at a Time"

Karen King-Smith, President


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