American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

UPCOMING EVENTS

November 2019 ABWA Monthly Meeting

November 16, 2019

The Ginn House at 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612

Connect, learn and grow in the
American Business Women’s Association

Whether you are starting a new business, jump-starting a career, or searching for a job, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be.  Your membership in ABWA offers you a portfolio of benefits to fuel your personal and professional growth.

Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal.  Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference. Stay current on business concepts and topics with your complimentary subscriptions to ABWA’s Women in Business® Magazine and Achieve Newsletters.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted business products and services!

Make an investment in you – join the leading association for working women and women business owners, the American Business Women’s Association.

WOMEN LEADING THE WAY

Executive Board

Amy Dawson

President

Cyndie Berglund

President Elect

Yolanda Davis

Vice President, Communications

Lynn Eskew

Vice President, Finance

Pattie Vargas

Vice President, Programs

Velma Landers

Vice President, Membership

Ka’Ryn Holder-Jackson

Vice President, PR/Marketing

 

Our SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

MEMBERS

Stacey Ballard

Fine Art of Waiting

 

Cyndie Berglund

St. Andrew Jewelers

www.standrewjewlers.com

Nancy Bircher

Retired

Chevron

Carlene Brown

Retired

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Edna Brown

Brown 3 Plumbing

 

Carol Cade

Oakland Housing Authority

 

Frances Cohen

 

 

Amanda Cuccaro

 

 

Debbie Cuccaro

 

 

Yolanda Davis

PAC

 

Amy Dawson

Origami Owl Independent Designer

www.amydawson.origamiowl.com

Carol Day

Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

 

Laura Dunwood

A Rusty Needle

 

Artesia DuPree

Just Artesia’s Delights

 

Lynn Eskew

Diversified Capital Funding

 

Amber Faust

Girlbrooks, LLC

 

Veronica Flores

 

 

Michelle Gabriel

 

Ka’Ryn Holder-Jackson, PhD

A’Ryze Consulting

 

Velma Landers

 

 

Linda Patten

Dare2Dream with Linda

dare2dreamwithlinda.com

Brenda Shahan

Wine Country Home

 

Deborah Valle

Valle’s Painting & Decorating

 

Pattie Vargas

The Vargas Group

www.thevargasgroup.com

Kenya Warren

Kween Kwarters

 

Jenn White

Ron Allen Enterprises Collection Dept.

 

Vanessa Willis

AT&T

 

Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to sbmef.org.

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