The mission of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) is to bring together 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.

January Speaker: Gloria Burgess
Kick off your new year right with internationally known speaker Dr. Gloria Burgess! It will be an "Inspirational Evening about Life, Leadership, and Business". 

An acclaimed international speaker, Gloria Burgess has presented keynotes to tens of thousands of people in nearly 30 countries and has shared teh stage with luminaries such as Dr. Phil McGraw, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Jean Houston, John O'Donohue, Marci Shimoff, and Immaculee Ilibagiza. She has also been featured on numerous television and radio program
s, including NPR, British Public Radio, and Seattle's renowned Dr. Pat Show.  Read Full Bio >>

Emerald Coast Chapter Wins Best Practices Award For 2013

Pictured (Back Row: L-R): Annie Corbett, Mary Florence, Jackie Pilcher, Gail Waller. (Front Row: L-R): Tammy McDaniel, Amy McBride, and Sallye Belton.

Next Meeting

January 6, 2015

Location: Two Trees Restaurant
Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Invocation & Pledge

Program: "An Inspirational Evening about Life, Leadership and Business" presented by Gloria Burgess PhD & President/CEO of Jazz, Inc. 
Door Prizes and Games
50/50 Drawing


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Woman of the Year Boat Poker Run Scholarships

Congratulations to 
Jackie Pilcher, the 
2014 ABWA Emerald 
Coast Chapter Woman 
of the Year. More >>

The 2014 ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boating Poker 
Run was held on May 17, 2014. More >>

Congratulations to our Take
 Stock in Children Winner, 
Lauren Sinclair.  More >>

Nancy Henson as 2014 Business Associate of the Year
Congratulations to Nancy Henson, our 2014 ABWA-ECC Business Associate of the Year!  Nancy works for Gulf Power and has done so much for our ABWA chapter in addition to her work in the community!  More >>


American Business Women's Association
Emerald Coast Chapter #1579

P.O. Box 731 
Fort Walton Beach, FL  32549

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