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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.

We meet the first Thursday of the month, currently at the Olive Garden, Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC, 6 pm

Due to the 4th of July Holiday - our next meeting will be held on July 13, 2017  Olive Garden Restaurant, Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 6:00 pm

Please RSVP at email: or abwaskyhychapter@gmailcom

Women's Leadership Conference, October 11-14, 2017, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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

Karen King-Smith, President

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