Woman of the Year


Angela J. WIlliams

Angela J. Williams was led to educational administration after ten years of teaching in Prince George’s County, the District of Columbia, and Montgomery County.  She is formerly the Principal of Kingsbury Day School which provides a transformative educational and social experience for children with learning differences.  Currently, she is the Disabilities Coordinator of Educare of Washington, DC.  Angela is recognized for her role in writing and advancing, for DC Charter Chapter, a mentoring program designed for middle school girls.  

Protégé of the Year


Kia Warner

Kia Warner is the 2020 Protége’ who earned this title by engaging and developing business skills.  She has assisted in establishing a mentoring program for middle school girls.  Kia joined the Chapter in 2019 and recently received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland Global Campus.


Our Commitment to Women

Whether you are starting a new business or looking to advance your career, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be for working women and women business owners who want to connect, learn and grow personally and professionally.


Lifelong Learning

ABWA is committed to creating accessible, affordable and innovative learning opportunities that will prepare you to respond to the challenges or opportunities you experience at any given moment in your career.  As a National member, you can choose from a diverse collection of online courses in ABWA’s Apex Campus available 24/7.   We welcome learners of all ages, educational backgrounds and career paths who are motivated to chart their learning journey.

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Empowering Women Through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members give back by funding scholarships through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund.  Since 1953, the educational fund has awarded more than 17 million dollars in scholarships.   Visit  for more information on scholarships for women.