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

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.

LIMITLESS LADIES

Virtual Chapter

Vision Statement:   Connect.Engage.Lead 

A Place for women from all professions to connect, elevate, empower, build, network and develop leaders  as we grow. To provide our services as a chapter to help build our community.

Executive Board & Committee Chairs

Linda B. Johnson

President

Charisse Kearse

Vice President

Michele V. Chin

Secretary

Petra Duvall

Treasurer

MONAYANA FINLEY

Community Initiatives
Chair

CONSTANCE J. MACK

Community Initiatives
Chair

MICHELEEN LEGGETT

Hospitality
Co Chair

Jacinta Frank-Parrish

Education
Chair

Beatrice E. Burton

Education
Co Chair

                     Marketing
                         Chair

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21 Oct 2022

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Tami Stewart

   Marketing
    Co Chair

Andrea Blue

Membership
Chair

Cissy Watkins

Membership
Co Chair

Valerie D. Wilson

Newsletter
   Chair

Esther Hicks

Technology
Chair

Carmen Blackmon

Professional Development
Chair

Shanda Salaam

Professional Development
Co Chair

Jonise Hall

Special Events

 

MEMBERS

Carmen Blackmon
S.O.A.R
Charlotte, NC

ANDREA BLUE
 Consultant
Cary, NC

 

 

Tameka Hill-Brunson
Owner, Banana-Rama Daycare
Charlotte, NC

 

 

Shannon Burgess
Retirement Specialist
Charlotte, NC
Principal Financial

 

 

 

Beatrice E. Burton
 Notary
Richmond, VA

 

 

Michele V. Chin
Fashion Illustrator
Tamarac, FL
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SEDHOC

 

 

Petra Duvall
 IT Specialist
Fernandina Beach, FL

 

 

Stephanie Fielder
Non Profit Leadership Coach
Charlotte,  NC

 

 

Monayana Finley
Real Estate Broker
Huntersville, NC

 

Esther Hicks
Professional Photographer
Raleigh, NC
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Esther Hicks Photography
Jonise Hall
Nurse
Charlotte, NC

 

 

Delores “Dee” Hunt
Social Worker
Kings Mountain, NC
Linda B. Johnson
Director of Brand Marketing
Charlotte, NC
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The Charlotte Post Publishing Co.
Charisse Stennett Kearse
Physician Sourcing Specialist
Charlotte, NC

 

Donna LaFrance
Social Worker
Tacoma, Washington

 

Constance Mack
Insurance
Charlotte, NC

 

 

CLARICE LEWIS
Charlotte, NC

 

Jacinta Franks-Parrish
Educator / Entrepreneur
Raleigh, NC

 

Hope Piggee
Certified Public Accountant
Charlotte, NC
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Certified Public Accountant

 

Robin Rodgers
Business Consulting
Charlotte, NC
Shanda Salaam
Publicist
Cromwell, CT
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Bright Minds Speaker

 

Tami Stewart
Entrepeneur
Concord, NC
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Totally Tamz

 

Katina Smith
Certified Functional  Nutrition Counselor
Garner, NC
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Happy With You

 

Andrea Williams
Health Specialist
Belmont, NC

 

Cissy Watkins
Entreprenuer
Monroe, NC
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I Am Cissy

 

Maggy Wooden
IT Consultant
Houston, TX

 

Valerie Wilson
Certified Career Coach
Manchester, CT
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careercoachingwithvalerie

 

Micheleen Leggett
US Postal
Atlanta, GA

 

Joyce Wright
Resident Assitant/Caregiver
Charlotte, NC
ABWA District IV Vice President

                                         Our Chapter’s Meeting Corner

October  Birthday’s 

                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Friendship Circle Connects

Sue, Constance, Katina, Cissy & Tami

    Fall Recruitment – TOP Golf Brunch

      A Day Out with the Membership Committee 

                                 Saturday, November 5, 2022 |  10:00am – 1:00pm (EST)

                                                                             RSVP

Our SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

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.

Latest News & Blog Posts

Latest News & Blog Posts

The Neuroscience of Innovation. How Your Own Brain Limits Your Creative Thinking by Susan Robertson

18 Nov 2022

Several neuroscience principles limit our ability to creatively solve problems and generate innovative ideas. Underst

6 Things Every CEO Needs to Know About Branding To Better Manage the Human Side of Business By Jane Cavalier

21 Oct 2022

We live in an upside world where the old rules no longer apply.  Many call it a VUCA world – volatile, uncertain,

view all