• Leadreship Connect & Happy Hour

    Join us for a LEADERSHIP CONNECT & HAPPY HOUR Wednesday, February 28 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. LULA Restaurant & Distillery 1532 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS $5! (Select Signature drinks and appetizers) Interested in being… Read More

  • 2018 Scholarship Application Open!

    2018 ABWA Scholarship Applications Now Open!  –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––  The Outright Grant Program (ORG) offers junior level (or higher) female college students a scholarship that helps to offset costs associated with their college tuition, books, and fees. The amount awarded… Read More

  • Agenda Announced for Equal Pay Day 2018

    American Business Woman’s Association is pleased to announce the agenda for the their Third Annual Equal Pay Day event, Celebration of Women in the Workforce.   The event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, from 4:30 PM t0 7:30… Read More

  • ABWA Financial Series Confirmed for March 7

    Join us for our next Financial Series workshop: Fraud Awareness Briefing: How to Stay Ahead of the Bad Guys The epidemic and evolving nature of cyberattacks on businesses How banking fraud occurs What you should be doing to… Read More

  • ABWA Announces Tina Meilleur for March Luncheon

    The next American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) luncheon on March 15 will  feature Tina Meilleur presenting “5 Ways to Stop Giving Away Your Power” CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Tina Meilleur is a Leadership and Business Coach, author, speaker, the… Read More

  • ABWA Announces Jessica Rareshide for February Luncheon

    The next American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) luncheon on February 15 will  feature Jessica Rareshide presenting ““Corporation of One™ – A Powerful Brand of Accountability for Optimal Success” CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Jessica Rareshide is founder and CEO… Read More

  • Scholarships Available

    The Crescent City Connections Express Network of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is offering two scholarship opportunities funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund. STEPHEN BUFTON MEMORIAL IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP- $1000: Each year, local chapters of ABWA… Read More

The ABWA Mission

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 Crescent City Connections serves all of South East Louisiana including New Orleans, Metairie, and the surrounding regions.

Member Spotlight – Lisa Winningkoff

Lisa Winningkoff is a Certified Photo Organizer and the owner of iCross+Dot Photo and Digital Organizing. Her passion is solving problems and delighting clients. By combining her extensive organizational skills with creativity and attention to detail, she gets… Read More

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Member Spotlight: Gail Varuso

Gail Varuso has been in the hospitality industry since the early l980’s when she joined the Administrative team of the Louisiana World Exposition which launched her career in hospitality. After the close of the World’s Fair, she became… Read More

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