Women of Magnitude

Express Network

Fort Wayne, Indiana

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.

WOMEN LEADING THE WAY

Executive Board

DIANNE RYBICKI

President

PNC BANK

LEIGH ROBERSON

President-Elect

The Gadget Girl, LLC

 

CHERYL SCHMANDT

Vice President of Finances

Ambit Energy/VIP Utility Solutions

HEATHER LYTLE

Vice President of Communications

Lytle Communications

MICHELLE CRONE

Vice President of Programming

Executive Director of

Indiana Dream Center

ANGELA ROSE 

Vice President of Membership

Perry Law Office

CHRISTIE BROWNING

Vice President of Marketing

Motivational & Inspirational Speaker & Author

MEMBERS

Emily Adkins

Paul Davis Restoration

 

Our SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

FEATURED MEMBER

Lara Miller

Along with being one of our newest members, Lara was also awarded our scholarship for 2020-2021 league year!

Lara is on track to get her ASN in Nursing in May 2021, she is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne. When she’s not studying hard, she has been working part-time in the retail setting.  In her personal life, she is a wife of 20 years and a mom of four children who are 20, 12, 8 and 6.  She has been a stay-at-home mom for the most part of the last 20 years and she has learned many skills during that time.  She has been a preschool teacher, managed baseball concessions, baked several award-winning pies, grown and canned numerous foods, raised chickens and children.  She enjoys baking, singing, drinking coffee with friends, campfires, and making meals for her family.

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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