2015 Leadership Conference

D.R.I.V.E Communication Workshop: You do not want to miss this opportunity to enhance your communication skills in a high energy, impactful hands-on workshop designed specifically to ensure confidence and credibility when communicating as a WOMAN in today’s business… Read More

June Luncheon – Chris Burke

Chris Burke, Regions Bank Wealth Manager, will be the speaker for the networking luncheon on Thursday, June 11, 2015.

May Luncheon – Erica Olson of Speak Simple

American’s fear public speaking above all else, even more than death itself. Despite this fear, giving effective presentations is essential to being perceived as an expert in your field. Olson explained that most of this fear is a result of a misunderstanding of what public speaking means.

April Luncheon – Brian Greffenius of Sandler Training

Brian Greffenius of Sandler Training The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) welcomed Brian Greffenius of Sandler Training as the speaker for the April networking luncheon on April 9th 2015 from 11:00 -1:00 at Ralph Brennan’s Heritage Grill (111 Veterans Blvd) in… Read More

March Luncheon – Simone Bruni “Demo Diva”

As a female owned business in the male dominated construction and demolition industry, Demo Diva Demolitions has made its mark on the New Orleans business scene. Like many others in the city, Bruni had to reinvent herself after… Read More

February Luncheon with Barbara Alleman

The ABWA Crescent City Connections Express Network welcomed many new faces at this month’s networking luncheon, held on Thursday Feb. 5th at Ralph Brennan’s Heritage Grill.  Barbara Alleman, former president of the National Association of Women in Construction, spoke to… Read More

January Luncheon – Find Your Passion, Find Your Mission

Connie Uddo is a powerful force in the New Orleans non profit scene. She helped countless NOLA residents come home after Katrina, and continues to serve us all as she replenishes the city’s trees and serves our senior… Read More

December Luncheon – First Annual Holiday Celebration

The first annual ABWA Crescent City Express Network Holiday Luncheon was a huge success. We had a fantastic turnout, and our speaker, Charlee Williamson, Executive VP of Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group, shared some astute insights on being successful in… Read More

November Luncheon – Crafting the Perfect Elevator Speech

Desiree Young of VentureWalk Business Partners gave an energetic and useful presentation on “Crafting the Perfect Elevator Speech.” Attendees identified their own “pitch persona”and learned how to best utilize it in a business setting. After Desiree’s lesson, members had the chance to share… Read More

August Luncheon – Your Image on Social Media

Formation Committee members Wendy Dolan & Lyndsey Graham, gave an informative program about how to use social media to its best advantage at our August Luncheon. A full room of attendees learned how to best utilize Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn for… Read More