Scholarship Opportunities


National scholarships are awarded each year in the amounts of $2,000 to $10,000. All national scholarships have their requirements designated by the SBMEF Board of Trustees. The national scholarships are open to women meeting the requirements of each national scholarship listed below. A minimum of three qualified applicants must complete the application process for each scholarship to be awarded.

All applications must be completed by May 15, 2021

Scholarship Recipients

Available Scholarships

National President's Scholarship in Honor of 2019-2020 President, Sharon Godbee
Amount: $10,000
Institution : University of North Carolina- Greensboro, NC
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 300
Learn More / Apply Now

National Scholarship in memory of beloved member, Leona Schneck
Amount: $5,000
Institution : University or College in the State Of California
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 294
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National Scholarship - Darlene Hajduk Friendship Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Institution : University or College in the State of Texas
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 265
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National Scholarship in memory of beloved member, Jane Nicklay
Amount: $2,500
Institution : accredited US College or University
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 294
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Women of Vision Ambassador Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Institution : accredited US College or University that offers a baccalaureate degree
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 227
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Nancy Griffin Legacy Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Institution : accredited US College or University that offers a baccalaureate degree
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 248
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Leagues:

ABWA
Conact Person: Jill Miller
Email: jmiller@ABWA.ORG
ABWA Southcoast Chapter
Conact Person: Sarah Gomes
Email: sarah.gomes@rmsmortgage.com
Achates Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Susan Kubek
Email: actelec@sbcglobal.net
Acropolis Chapter
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Ad Astra Chapter
Conact Person: Nancy Griffin
Email: nancy.abwa@att.net
Airport Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Trina Nkhazi
Email: t3networkteam@gmail.com
Alamo Charter Chapter
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Alamont Chapter
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Albuquerque Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Donna Luke
Email: donna.luke@live.com
All Hands On Deck
Conact Person: Rene Street
Email: rstreet@abwa.org
Al-Lu-We Chapter
Conact Person: Rebecca Ferguson
Email: rferguson17@cox.net
Alta-Gret Chapter
Conact Person: Kathy Gilbert
Email: kagilbert24@yahoo.com
Anchors Aweigh Charter Chapter
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Angels of Orange County Chapter
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Aquarius-Empirical Chapter
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Atlanta Peach Chapter
Conact Person: Gwendolyn Bridges
Email: gbridges@dch.ga.gov.
Auburn Charter Chapter
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Bay Area Business Express Network
Conact Person: Nancy Bircher
Email: nbircher@mac.com
Bay Area Vision
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Big Sky Chapter
Conact Person: Robyn VanHemelryck
Email: robynvh@bresnan.net
Binghamton Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Elizabeth Budnik
Email: ekindube@gmail.com
Birmingham Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Felicia Carter
Email: fc8520@att.com
Bloomington-Normal Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Dorothy James
Email: dorothyjbljames@msn.com
Blue Mountain Chapter
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Bluff City
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Brandon Sunburst Chapter
Conact Person: Grita Perry
Email: grita.perry@gmail.com
Bryan/College Station Chapter
Conact Person: Rilene MCord
Email: drmccord@verizon.net
Bur Oak Chapter
Conact Person: Marti Kauffman
Email: Marti_Kauffman@Trimble.com
Cajun Hospitality Charter
Conact Person: Beverly Rayon
Email: bdr@andrus.com
Caloosahatchee Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Brenda Wickenden
Email: grandma.5@hotmail.com
Camelot Chapter
Conact Person: Lynn Massaroni
Email: CamelotScholarships@gmail.com
Cape Cod Charter Chapter
Conact Person: JoAnna Watson
Email: frenchymms@gmail.com
Cape Coral Caloosa Chapter
Conact Person: Betty Castillo
Email: abwacapecoral@gmail.com
Cardinals of Kentucky Chapter
Conact Person: Peggy Sharer
Email: psharer@bellsouth.net
Career Chapter
Conact Person: Michelle Kaberline
Email: mkaberline@hotmail.com
Cass River Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Karen Moore
Email: abwacassriverchapter@gmail.com
Cavalier Chapter
Conact Person: Beatrice E. Burton
Email: burtonbeatrice@yahoo.com
Charisma Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Mattie Crockett
Email: mjc1436@aol.com
Charlotte Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Sandra R. Hailstock
Email: theformaltouch@aol.com
Cheaha Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Janice Howard
Email: janiceh@calhouncounty.org
Cherokee Eagles
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Chisholm Trail Chapter
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Circle City Connection Chapter
Conact Person: Jacqueline Reynolds
Email: wvn-reynolds@sbcglobal.net
Cities by the Bay Chapter
Conact Person: Sandra Overstreet
Email: sandra_o@pacbell.net
College City Charter Chapter
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Columbia Triad Chapter
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Columbus Anniversary Chapter
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Coral Sands Chapter
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Coral Springs Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Rhonda Sternberg and Laurie Kelliher
Email: scholarship1718.abwa@gmail.com
Crabapple Charter
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Crescent City Connections Express Network
Conact Person: Theresa Barnard
Email: theresa.m.barnard@ampf.com
Cumberland Charter Chapter
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Cy-Fair Express Network
Conact Person: Nicole Travis
Email: ntravis@nicoletravis.com
D.C. Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Karen Yvonne Williams
Email: kareny.williams@gsa.gov
Dan Valley Chapter
Conact Person: Sheila Branch
Email: sheilabranch@hotmail.com
Danville Charter Chapter
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Dayton Alpha Chapter
Conact Person: Karen Long
Email: karenlong1238@yahoo.com
Denver Downtown Chapter
Conact Person: Judith Green
Email: judithgreen5@live.com
Derby Chapter
Conact Person: Pamela Ruhl
Email: Pruhl@hilliard.com
DeSoto Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Hillery Gray
Email: hilleryf2001@yahoo.com
Diamonds of Southbay
Conact Person: JoAnn Osby
Email: jvosby@hotmail.com
Douglas County Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Marcita A Scharnhorst
Email: m_scharnhorst@bellsouth.net
Du Bocage Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Rana McClain
Email: ranamc@hotmail.com
Dunlap Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Shirley B. Wilson
Email: fbcdunlap@bledsoe.net
Dynamic Connections Chapter
Conact Person: Judy Meikle
Email: jmeikle@kc.rr.com
East Jacomo Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Anastasia Jenkins
Email: akjenkin@swbell.net
Echo De Valle Chapter
Conact Person: Patti Phoenix
Email: pattip3117@bcglobal.net
Eight Flags Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Dawn Lunt
Email: Eightflags_abwa@yahoo.com
El Sol Chapter
Conact Person: Alicia Gonzalez
Email: aliciagz@q.com
Eldorado Chapter
Conact Person: barbara carlson
Email: tedbarb84@verizon.net
Emerald Coast Chapter
Conact Person: Priscilla Rose
Email: rosepv@legalshieldassociate.com
Emporia Charter Chapter
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Empowered Ladies Express
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EmpowerHer Chapter
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Engaging Leaders of ABWA
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Farthest West Chapter
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Five Rivers Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Sandy Belknap
Email: garyandsandyb@msn.com
Forest City Charter
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Forks of the Wabash Chapter
Conact Person: Angela Rittenhouse
Email: ajritt61@gmail.com
Forsyth Chapter
Conact Person: Jacqueline Morgan
Email: info@abwaforsyth.org
Fort Bend County Chapter
Conact Person: Cheri Pemble
Email: info@innerlighthypnosis.org
Four Townes Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Janet Deyette
Email: deyette@earthlink.net
Ft. Worth- Six Flags
Conact Person: Charlene Durham
Email: dandc_durham@charter.net
Furniture Capital Chapter
Conact Person: Mary Peele
Email: hrpeele127@aol.com
Galleria Express Network
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Globe Chapter
Conact Person: Linda Hutto
Email: linda@basselectric.com
Golden Arch Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Becky Bevan
Email: Golden.archABWA@gmail.com
Golden Dome Chapter
Conact Person: Eunice Carter
Email: genchel@bellsouth.net
Golden Royalties Chapter
Conact Person: Charlotte Collins, Education Team Leader
Email: collinsc7@aol.com
Graham Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Cornellia Talley
Email: talleyland@aol.com
Grand Junction Charter Chapter
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Granite City Charter Chapter
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Greater Des Moines Noon Chapter
Conact Person: Cathy Neumann
Email: abwagreaterdesmoines@gmail.com
Greater Oakland Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Jo Ann Huebner
Email: abwa_gocc@hotmail.com
Greenbriar Chapter
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Greene Valley Charter
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Greenspoint Chapter
Conact Person: Kathi Farinacci
Email: ABWAGP.Scholarships@Outlook.com
Gulfport Charter Chapter
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Harris County Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Joan Holder
Email: hcccabwa@gmail.com
Harris Towne Chapter
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Hawkeye Chapter
Conact Person: Marcella Phillips
Email: phillips7041@msn.com
Heart of Birmingham Chapter
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Heart of the Piedmont Chapter
Conact Person: Bessie Sparks
Email: sparksoc@bellsouth.net
Heartland Chapter
Conact Person: Kim Sanders
Email: ksanders27@cox.net
Hemacinto Charter
Conact Person: Sherry Kidby
Email: skidby@verizon.net
Hidden Hills Chapter
Conact Person: Cheryl Battles
Email: cbattl@yahoo.com
Homestead Charter Chapter
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Hornets' Nest Chapter
Conact Person: Rosemary Adcock
Email: woodie@windstream.net
Houghton Lake Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Emily Pedersen
Email: elpedersen_52@hotmail.com
Houston Area Professional Express Network
Conact Person: Karen Grubbs
Email: kgrubbs@tricoast.net
Huaco Chapter
Conact Person: Liz Flynn
Email: ea_flynn@yahoo.com
Humble Artesian Chapter
Conact Person: Carol Nagel
Email: cnagel52@gmail.com
Huntington Beach WaveCresters of ABWA
Conact Person: KIRSTEN LYNN CHALLMAN
Email: KIRSTENCHALLMAN@YAHOO.COM
Illinois Heartland Chapter
Conact Person: Alexis Kalish
Email: terablue@live.com
Indianapolis Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Susie Mariutto
Email: smariutto@ameritech.net
Inland Empire Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Faith Carter Michaelson
Email: faithcm@verizon.net
IPW Express Network
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Jane Addams Chapter
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Jax River City Chapter
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Jessamine Chapter
Conact Person: Suzanne Green
Email: suzanne@millielewischarleston.com
Kansas City Express Network
Conact Person: Nancy Ballenger
Email: nballenger@hotmail.com
Kansas Executive Express Network
Conact Person: Cindy Patton
Email: cindy@joepatton.com
Katy Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Ashley Atwood
Email: ashleyatwood@levinandatwood.com
L.E.A.D. Chapter
Conact Person: Lara Neidel
Email: laran211@yahoo.com
La Capitale Chapter
Conact Person: Traci Roy Adams
Email: tadams@keylendingsolutions.com
La Luz Chapter
Conact Person: Michelle Tabacchi
Email: mtabacchi1@hotmail.com
Lake Shore Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Sharon McCullar
Email: sharmccull@aol.com
Lakeland Downtown Chapter
Conact Person: Amy Trimble
Email: altrimble@seu.edu
Lakeside Leaders of ABWA Chapter
Conact Person: Kathy Swanson
Email: kmswanson23@att.net
Lamplighters Chapter
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Lancaster Area Express Network
Conact Person: Lori Willwerth
Email: lwillwerth129@comcast.net
Leading Women Express Network
Conact Person: Desarie Hobbs
Email: d.hobbs@cccreationsusa.com
Lebanon Valley Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Carol Edris
Email: cledris@msn.com
Lehigh Acres Chapter
Conact Person: Judy Carter
Email: j4udy@earthlink.net
Lincoln Charter Chapter
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Loma Prieta Chapter
Conact Person: Connie Garcia
Email: abwaeducation@gmail.com
Lubbock Area Lights Chapter
Conact Person: Teri Davis
Email: tntnova@msn.com
Maia Chapter
Conact Person: Diane Nixon
Email: nixond@umich.edu
Marietta Charter Chapter
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Maryland Capital Chapter
Conact Person: Ashley Webber
Email: aewebber1989@gmail.com
McIntosh Chapter
Conact Person: Sharlene Alexander
Email: mssharlene@gmail.com
Mid Day Professionals Chapter
Conact Person: Toby Page
Email: tobypage@embarqmail.com
Midlands Chapter
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Mill Creek Chapter
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Millersburg Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Dianna Reed
Email: davidreed52@comcast.net
Mo-Kan Chapter
Conact Person: Christine Goulding
Email: christine.goulding@yahoo.com
Monument Star
Conact Person: Sandy Ward
Email: sandraward6650@yahoo.com
Mountain State Charter Chapter
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N.Y.C. Charter
Conact Person: Nerissa Coker
Email: abwanyc@gmail.com
Na Kilohana O Wahine Chapter
Conact Person: Patti Ann Hokama
Email: info@abwahawaii.org
Navarro
Conact Person: Dana Collins
Email: dana@stewartinsure.com
Neapolitan Chapter
Conact Person: Lori Kleinman
Email: lori@hrtopics.com
Nevada Bicentennial Chapter
Conact Person: Betty Davis
Email: bettydavis.home@gmail.com
New River Valley Express
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New-Roc Charter Chapter
Conact Person: JaNice Van Ness
Email: janice@peachtreeacademy.com
Nokomis Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Cathy Breternitz
Email: tabcatnitz@gmail.com
Norman Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Margaret Guy
Email: mguy727@cox.net
North Dallas Business Women Express Network
Conact Person: Rachel Knight
Email: Rachel knight.now@gmail.com
Northeast Sunrise Chapter
Conact Person: Belle Flora
Email: BelleFlora@charter.net
Northern Black Hills Chapter
Conact Person: Deb Ring
Email: deb.ring@lantisnet.com
Northern Palm Beach Chapter
Conact Person: Sharon Morgan
Email: sharonlmorgan57@gmail.com
Northern Virginia Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Missy Tuttle
Email: missy@gemmistech.com
Novi Oaks Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Marcia Green
Email: mgreenabwa@gmail.com
Nu-Lite Chapter
Conact Person: Effie Johnson-Whitmore
Email: sheeryJ@comcast.net
Nutmeg Chapter
Conact Person: Kelly Zimmermann
Email: abwanutmegscholarship@gmail.com
Oceanside Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Anita Carbone
Email: acarbone@cfl.rr.com
Oklahoma City Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Lois Sturgil
Email: lsturgil@aol.com
Olympia Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Nancy J Finnegan
Email: nancyjfinnegan@yahoo,com
Onipa'a Chapter
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Orange Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Kim Fraser
Email: kimfraser021@gmail.com
Orange Park Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Lynn McCarthy
Email: lynnmccarthy1@comcast.net
Orlando Action Chapter
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Oro Negra Chapter
Conact Person: Martie Anderson
Email: mjaj2@sbcglobal.net
Outlook Positive Express Network
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Oxon Hill Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Sandra Newsome
Email: lordj_1@yahoo.com
Palms of Edisonia Chapter
Conact Person: Carol Sinks
Email: cesfarmer@hotmail.com
Paradise Chapter
Conact Person: Rosemary Rosenberger
Email: arosey@q.com
Park City Chapter
Conact Person: Jane Fugate
Email: fugate2523@att.net
Parvenu Bossier Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Patsy J. Williams
Email: pjacob152@att.net
Pathfinder Chapter
Conact Person: Jackie Kranich
Email: jackie@healthierliving4u.net
Penn Square Chapter
Conact Person: Carol Fahnestock
Email: fahnestock90@gmail.com
Plant City Charter
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Platte Valley
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Polaris Chapter
Conact Person: Roberta Taylor
Email: taylor@pch-dayton.org
Ponderosa Chapter
Conact Person: Pamela Simpson Vogel
Email: pjspjs@aol.com
Pride and Hope Chapter
Conact Person: Bessie Sparks
Email: sparksoc@bellsouth.net
Progressive Women Chapter
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Punahele Chapter
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Punta Gorda Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Alexia Martin
Email: alexia@whitcoinsurance.com
Pyramid Chapter
Conact Person: Dr. Tuwaner Lamar
Email: lamarth@hotmail.com
Quincy Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Linda Flesner
Email: flesner183@gmail.com
Raintree Chapter
Conact Person: Shirley New
Email: wcsanew@hrtc.net
Raleigh Triangle Chapter
Conact Person: Bessie Lewis
Email: blewis@shawu.edu
Redbud Chapter
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Reidsville Charter Chapter
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Renaissance Chapter
Conact Person: Odella Robinson
Email: omrob12@yahoo.com
Reno-Tahoe Express Network
Conact Person: Patricia Jewett
Email: realtor@teamjewett.com
Ringling Chapter
Conact Person: Lisa Worley
Email: abwaringlingscholarship@yahoo.com
River City Express Network
Conact Person: Mary Maupai
Email: mmaupai@yahoo.com
River Region
Conact Person: Susan Crowther
Email: studor1124@aol.com
Rochester Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Donna Lun
Email: lundonna@gmail.com
Saginaw Charter Chapter
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San Jacinto Chapter
Conact Person: Deborah Frail
Email: deborah@shrader.net
Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Lynda Rubenstein
Email: lyndar83@aol.com
Scenic South Charter Chapter
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Seven Islands Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Julie Roll
Email: julieroll549@gmail.com
Shining Star Chapter
Conact Person: Brenda Smith-Keene
Email: bask1@swbell.net
Singing River Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Pam Knight
Email: knight_pam@yahoo.com
Sky-Hy Chapter
Conact Person: Jennifer Smith
Email: skintlcamor@gmail.com
Smoky Mountain Sevier Chapter
Conact Person: Tammy Johnson
Email: tammysj@me.com
Soaring Eagles Chapter
Conact Person: Suzanne Southwell
Email: suzannesouthwell@sbcglobal.net
Solidarity Chapter
Conact Person: Dorsi Taylor
Email: dtaylor@4riversmgmt.com
South Broward Chapter
Conact Person: Cathie Starkey
Email: cstarkey161953@yahoo.com
South East Express Network
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South Shore Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Lorri Robinson
Email: Lorrirobinson@hotmail.com
Southeast Florida Women's Alliance Chapter
Conact Person: Mary Adams
Email: marya.abwa@gmail.com
Southern Accent Chapter
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Space Coast Women Express
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Special Friends Chapter
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Springfield Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Teresa Parsons
Email: teresa_parsons@sbcglobal.net
St.George Charter Chapter
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Sterling
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Suburban Connection Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Heidi Jeney
Email: abwa.sbmef@gmail.com
Success Unlimited
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Summit Chapter
Conact Person: Cathy Derhammer
Email: derhammer.cathy@gmail.com
Suncoast Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Bobbi Stockslager
Email: bstockslager@earthlink.net
Sunrise
Conact Person: Jessica Connell
Email: jessica@PlumCPAs.com
Sunset
Conact Person: IRENE CHEN
Email: IGEMSIY@AOL.COM
Sunshine City Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Janet McNamara
Email: jmcnamara9@tampabay.rr.com
Susquehannock Charter Chapter
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SW Area Professional Express Network
Conact Person: Suzette Peoples
Email: speoplesrealtor@aol.com
Tempe Charter Chapter
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Territorial Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Karen McCafferty
Email: karen@coronaoptique.com
Texas A&M Chapter
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Tierra Encantada Chapter
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Tipacon Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Heather Naugler
Email: hnaugler@gmail.com
TLC
Conact Person: Ellice Ford
Email: ekford@hotmail.com.
Topeka Women's Network
Conact Person: Tamara Mapes
Email: tammy_mapes@payless.com
Treaty Oak Chapter
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Trendsetter Chapter
Conact Person: Sharon Smith
Email: sharlar92808@gmail.com
Tri-Gold PrimeTime Chapter
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Tuleburg Chapter
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Tulip Tree Star Chapter
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Turquoise Camel Chapter
Conact Person: Pat Fehlhaber
Email: plfehlhaber@hotmail.com
Tu'Ya Chapter
Conact Person: Linda Walker Cossey
Email: lindasue071951@yahoo.com
Valle Verde Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Vicki Madaras
Email: vicmadar@hotmail.com
Valley of the Sun Express Network
Conact Person: Janet Maxwell
Email: jmaxw56684@aol.com
Vanguard Chapter
Conact Person: Dimple Stephens
Email: d-dstephens@att.net
Ventura Co Women of Worth Chapter
Conact Person: Allene Bundt
Email: abundt22@gmail.com
Verdugo Glen Chapter
Conact Person: Sharon Jaeger-Eklund DC
Email: jaegerrad@aol.com
Victoria Professional Express Network
Conact Person: Rachel Nessel
Email: rachel.nessel@victoriacollege.edu
Vidalia Charter Chapter
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Virginia Piedmont Chapter
Conact Person: Brenda Long
Email: brendalong30@gmail.com
ViVon Chapter
Conact Person: Shannon Ritchie
Email: shannoncolleenritchie@gmail.com
W Des Moines Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Susan Dunn
Email: sdunn@hoari.com
Western New York Charter
Conact Person: Karen Penfold
Email: kpenfold@ctbk.com
Wheatland Conestoga Chapter
Conact Person: Louise Kreider
Email: clk995@comcast.net
Wind Song Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Diane Ryan
Email: dianeryan2010@yahoo.com
Wolverine Charter Chapter
Conact Person: Paula Aldridge
Email: paulamae41@comcast.net
Women @ Work Express
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Women Empowering Women Express Network
Conact Person: Darlene Hajduk
Email: darlenemhajduk@gmail.com
Women Growing Together Express Network
Conact Person: Meredith Golden
Email: meredith.golden@yahoo.com
Women Of Magnitude Express Network
Conact Person: Cheryl Schmandt
Email: cschmandt123199@gmail.com
Women of Vision Express Network
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Women's Leadership Express Network
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Yellow Breeches Chapter
Conact Person: Lisa Highlands
Email: lahighlands@comcast.net
Youngstown Charter Chapter
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