Professional Development

woman-award-Cropped-300x182.jpgOne of the primary focuses of our mission at ABWA WNY is to offer professional development opportunities for our members and non-members to expand their professional knowledge base including:

  • Professional Development Meetings
  • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund Annual Scholarship. Click here for detailed information.
  • Business Skills Reimbursement provides working women with opportunities to participate in professional development workshops and seminars or non-degree coursework. Click here for more information.
  • National & Regional ABWA Conferences
  • ABWA WIN – A portal for members offering online course covering various relevant business topics.
  • National Scholarships are in four categories.
    • Presidents Scholarship – $3,000 annual award for graduate study
    • Hilary A. Bufton Jr. / Ruth H. Bufton Scholarship – graduate level studies of $10,000 awarded annually
    • Glorine Tuohey Memorial Scholarship – $3,000 graduate studies annual award
    • National Corporate Scholarships – a minimum of $5,000 each are awarded as received in exceptional curriculum in a designated field of study

For more information or an application for Business Skills Tuition Reimbursement, Outright Grants, or National Scholarships please email