Christi Felder & Carol Newman – March President’s Certificate of Merit

The President’s Certificate of Merit  for March was awarded to Christi Felder and Carol Newman. These two women were integral in forming the Crescent City Connections Chapter of ABWA and worked together to host the first annual ABWA Awards Ceremony.

Woman of the Year Rachel Nunez – March Luncheon

American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) Crescent City Connections 2016 Award Ceremony and Member Appreciation Day was help on March 10, 2016  from 11:00 -1:00 at Ralph Brennan’s Heritage Grill.   LaCapitale chapter president, Yvonne Dupont, presented the awards and spoke about… Read More

April Luncheon – Sandy Rosenthal of

The next American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) luncheon will feature Sandy Rosenthal, President of, an organization she founded after Hurricane Katrina. She will speak on “Becoming an Organizer in Our Own Community.” The networking luncheon will be… Read More

ABWA Interview with Monica Pierre

ABWA president, Rachel Nunez and VP of membership, Amy Landry spoke to Monica Pierre about the organization, our upcoming “Equal Pay Day” event, awards ceremony, and the national organization. Click here to hear the interview in full.

Donna Accardo – Member Spotlight

Donna Accardo of Inner Design offers personal sessions, workshops, and training opportunities for using energetic tools to help individuals support what they want to create in their life. These tools are simple, yet transformative in addressing the emotional,… 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