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Whether you are starting a new business or looking to advance your career, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be for working women and women business owners who want to connect, learn and grow personally and professionally.

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Lifelong Learning

ABWA is committed to creating accessible, affordable and innovative learning opportunities that will prepare you to respond to the challenges or opportunities you experience at any given moment in your career.  As a National member, you can choose from a diverse collection of online courses in ABWA’s Apex Campus available 24/7.   We welcome learners of all ages, educational backgrounds and career paths who are motivated to chart their learning journey.

Click Here to download the Apex Flyer and see what courses are available today.

Empowering Women Through Educational Scholarships


Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members give back by funding scholarships through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund.  Since 1953, the educational fund has awarded more than 17 million dollars in scholarships.   Visit  for more information on scholarships for women.











Become a Member in the American Business Women’s Association



And receive a value 20 x your annual investment with these exclusive benefits and savings:

  • Join a local ABWA community.  Thousands of business and networking meetings are hosted each year.

  • Access to ABWA’s members only Facebook and Linked-In Groups where you can promote your products, services and celebrations!

  • Free and heavily discounted courses in ABWA’s, Apex Campus, a savings of thousands of dollars.

  • Discounted conference registrations hosted by ABWA National in the spring and fall each year.

  • Complimentary subscription to the Achieve Newsletter published six times a year.

  • Complimentary Subscription to Women in Business Magazine® published three times a year.

  • Discount on the Business Source subscription, a monthly summary on business books

  • Free $1500 in Accidental Death insurance!

Join Us For a Professional Development Meeting

From September to June ABWA WNY Charter Chapter meets every third Wednesday of the month for our monthly Development Meetings. Were we present Business Women Guest Speakers to give a brief educational presentation to our group. This Fall we will be meeting at Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill located at 1402 Millersport Hwy #2923, Williamsville, NY 14221. We meet from 6pm-8pm. Meeting cost is $45.00 and includes our guest speaker and full dinner.


Our meetings are open to the public and we encourage members to bring a guest. We will have discounted pricing available for early registration. Register today for a meeting and learn how ABWA members connect, network and support one another. 


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