West Des Moines Chapter

WEst des moines, ia

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.

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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

Amber weger

President

SUSAN DUNN

Vice President 

Social Chair

KELLY KELLER

Secretary

Marcia Hunter

Treasurer

Marla Bundy

Membership Chair

Lisa Wolf

Professional Development Chair

Emily Bakker

Publicity Chair

Linda Henson

Newsletter

Kathy Schooley

Best Practice

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Congratulations to our 2019 Protégé Recipients Kelly Keller and Emily Bakker!

The Protege Award recognizes a member of the chapter who has completed one year of membership in the Association in good standing within their second.  This member has participated in an activity to support the Chapter’s growth and perpetuation, as well as attended 10 meetings throughout the year, and recruited at least one new member. 

The West Des Moines Chapter would love to send our sincerest thanks to both Kelly and Emily for their dedication to our chapter this past year!

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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