Executive DirectorAs the Executive Director of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) for the past ten years, René has been challenging women to grow personally and professionally in achieving their goals as Women in Business. In ABWA, she collaborates with the Association’s leaders and members to develop women as leaders and business owners. René’s vision is for women to find their voice, honor each other’s dignity and support each other in becoming their best selves.
The Apex Campus is a place of learning for ABWA Members and includes professional development courses, tools and resources to support you in achieving your personal and professional best. In ABWA’s Apex Campus, you can take courses on your own time and at your own pace. Some courses are free and some are fee based. Access to the APEX Campus is free with your National Membership.
Code of Conduct
ABWA’s Proud Code of Conduct was developed as a means of guiding all members in making ethical decisions. The broad statements of the code of conduct that are listed below are not expected to cover all conduct for all situations. This is why the Proud Code of Conduct was created as a living and fluid code.
All members will serve as goodwill ambassadors for the American Business Women’s Association.
Members will not allow their personal beliefs and convictions to interfere with the representation of ABWA’s mission.
Members will always treat their member colleagues, guests, vendors and sponsors with honesty, respect, fairness, integrity, responsibility, kindness, and in good faith.
Members will maintain compliance with ABWA National, Chapter and Express Network Bylaws.
Members will not use their personal power to advance their personal interests.
Members will strive for excellence in their professions by maintaining and enhancing their own business knowledge and skills, and by encouraging the professional development of other members.