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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 68 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 at 6:00 pm - meetings consist of networking/dinner/business with program speakers.  Meetings for Oct/Nov/Dec 2017 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Resort, 1 Resort Drive, Asheville, NC. 

Our next meeting willbe held Thursday, October 5, 2017  Please RSVP at email: 

Meeting agenda  - October 5,2017

    • invocation/ Introductions

    • Establish quorum

      • Business reports-

        •  Approve minutes from last dinner meeting

        • Financial report

        • Distribution of the as amended chapter standing rules

    • Events/ Announcements

      • Confirmation of WOY event at Biltmore on Oct 19, 2017

      • Update on fall fundraising/ preps for spring fundraiser

      • Holiday planning

      • ABWA Conference event review

      • Vocational speaker (10 min)

      • Review of required committees support

    • Benediction

      Best Regards;

      Barbara  Cheney



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

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


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