ABWA Orange Charter Chapter, Orange, CA

At a Glance:

The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) was established in 1949 to give women like you access to leadership, networking, and recognition opportunities—the three basic elements of career achievement. Through online business courses, insightful and timely seminars, and the opportunity to be part of both a local and national organization, ABWA has become the place to be for women who want to connect, learn and grow.


ABWA’s regional and national conference events are an excellent opportunity for you to experience ABWA on a grand scale in a female-centric environment. The largest event is ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference (NWLC).

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

Sept 26 – Millennials

Melissa Lopez -Speaking about Millennials and how Orange Charter can reach them.

Melissa S. Lopez, Ph.D. is the Director of Executive Education at Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton.

Melissa has taught management courses in master’s and executive master’s degree programs. Courses taught include strategic management, leadership, and organizational change. She has taught courses at the University of Michigan, the University of Connecticut School of Business, and Chapman University

President’s Sept Message

President, Kim FGreetings everyone!

I am honored to be your president again. I hope 2016/2017 will be a rewarding year for all of us. The board and committees are looking forward to a successful year and striving to build our membership. Our next meeting is September 26th.

Connect with ABWA online. anytime, anywhere. There is always something new to explore in Community Connections. Remember to take full advantage of your ABWA membership! The National conference is October 26th-29th in Chattanooga, TN.

Bring a friend to our next meeting. Let’s work to build our membership. We have a good speaker lined up. See you all the 26th!

Kim Fraser