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The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to 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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ABWA is a national organization with over 70 years of bringing working women together. Membership in ABWA offers opportunities for leadership, education, networking and  national recognition.

Women Connecting Women Chapter chartered in Newberry County, South Carolina on November 7, 2020 with over 60 charter members and is one of the largest ABWA chapters in the country.

Membership is open to women across the State and nation.

The women's business league is for women of diverse occupations and backgrounds to include working women, business owners, aspiring business owners, educators, college students, semi-retired and retired professionals who desire the synergy of creative and positive minds to help you learn, connect, and grow personally and professionally! 

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“Women Leading, Learning and Building Relationships in ABWA”

Women Connecting Women Chapter

Founding President- Genice Elkins Hall

Executive Board 2023/24
Pamela D. Stansberry

Vice President 
Jacqueline Holmes

Tene T. Greenwood

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer 

Audrey Robinson


David C. Price

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Upcoming Events

  • 3rd Tuesday monthly, 8pm
    Zoom invite will be sent to all new members
    3rd Tuesday monthly, 8pm
    Zoom invite will be sent to all new members
    3rd Tuesday monthly, 8pm
    Zoom invite will be sent to all new members
    Members Only installation and informational sessions on ABWA and Women Connecting Women Chapter, Members introduce themselves and their businesses, as well as network!
  • 3rd Tuesdays, 7:00pm est
    Zoom link sent to members and invited guest
    3rd Tuesdays, 7:00pm est
    Zoom link sent to members and invited guest
    3rd Tuesdays, 7:00pm est
    Zoom link sent to members and invited guest
    Professional Development and informational sessions tailored to ABWA and Women Connecting Women Chapter members, guests are welcomed. Membership is open to working women, business owners, semi-retired professionals, and college students.
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Reimagine Your Future

Invest in yourself, Join Today!  If you are a new or tenured business owner, working woman, looking to advance your career, gain professional development, enhance leadership skills, need a mentor, gain national recogntion, or seeking to build relationships that last a lifetime; Women  Connecting Women Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association is for you!  

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Our Commitment

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.

Women Connecting Women Chapter offers virtual and in-person Professional Development sessions 3rd Tuesdays  of each month at 7:00pm (est), FREE to members of the Chapter.  Registration is open to guests and prospective members. Contact us to register for our next event. 


  • 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 book.


Committed to Quality

Women Connecting Women business league builds relationships with community businesses, leaders, civic organizations, professional organizations, Chamber of Commerce, and other valued groups within the community.

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Exceeding Expectations

ABWA offers free Apex courses, business skills tuition reimbursement (BSTR), professional skill building sessions; as well as State, regional and national women’s leadership conferences and scholarships.


Satisfaction Guaranteed

ABWA recognizes business women annually with the prestigious Top Ten Business Women and Business Woman of the Year!  
Business leagues are awarded the coveted Best Practice in league management award during the National Women’s Leadership Conference.  
Members who promote chapter growth and build relationships through recruitment of new members achieve Inner Circle status. 


Committed to Quality

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Exceeding Expectations

Women Connecting Women members work hard and also know how to party with a purpose. As a group, we help promote unity in our community by joining forces with other organizations for worthy causes. Whether a masquerade party with Newberry Young Professionals, a seat at the table with Newberry Chamber of Commerce, or a night out at the Champions Gala; look for us around the community having fun and partying for purpose.

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P.O. Box 342, Newberry, SC 29108, USA

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