ABWA: American Business Women’s Association
ABWF: American Business Women’s Foundation
BP: Best Practices in League Management
BSTR: Business Skills Tuition Reimbursement is a scholarships program available in the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
CCC: Cardinal Crossroads Council
DVP: District Vice President
EMC: Eastern Michigan Council
EN: Express Network
KRAs: Key Results Areas
MIS: Member Interest Survey
NWLC: National Women’s Leadership Conference
ORG: Outright Grant is a scholarships program available in the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
SBMEF: Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
TT: Top Ten Business Woman (or women) of ABWA
WOY: Woman of the Year
The Association is divided into six geographical regions. Each region is comprised of national members - those with a league affiliation and also those without a league affiliation.
Each region is represented by a district vice president.
Members cast their vote for a member to represent their district (District Vice President, also known as the DVP) and the officers of the national board of directors at the Annual National Women’s Leadership Conference.
Michigan is located in District V which also includes Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Community Connections is the place you can connect with other members from your Chapter and members nationwide, plus download all of ABWA’s national resources. To access, you must be an active member with a valid email address.
The Apex Campus is ABWA’s E-Learning Portal for members only where you will find a huge cache of job specific knowledge bundled into four different modules including; How to Be Heard, Job Suite, School of Lean, and School of Six Sigma. After course completion, you can download a certificate to show and share your commitment to advancing your business acumen with your clients and employer.