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Winte r 2013 The Mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together businesswomen 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. 23 Features 19 The Face Behind Willow Tree Sculptor's respect for the customer and unrelenting attention to quality control are the foundations for the ongoing success of the Willow Tree line of human figurines. For susan Lordi, a trained and practicing fiber artist, the chance in 1999 to create a line of sculptural figurines became the opportunity of a lifetime. The enduring popularity of willow Tree is unusual in the often-fickle gift industry, where most products rarely last for more than two years. in 2014, her line of figurines will mark its 15th year. 23 Sparkle & Shine: national Conference Highlights Check out the photo gallery of highlights from the 2013 ABWA National Women's Leadership Conference. AbwA members from across the country helped us sparkle & shine in Little Rock, Ark., for the 2013 AbwA national women's Leadership Conference. Highlights of the conference included the best Practices Award-winning Teams, a groovy evening of entertainment with The Rocket men, and so much more! 61 41 2 w o m e n i n b u s i n e s s W i n T E R 2 013 There's no Place Like Home for ABWA's Anniversary Celebration The 2014 ABWA National Women's Leadership Conference heads home to Kansas for the 65th Anniversary of the Association. in 2014, we invite you to come home to AbwA for the 65th Anniversary Celebration during the national women's Leadership Conference from oct. 30-nov. 1, in overland Park, Kan., for three days of intense instruction, inspirational speakers, peer recognition, fabulous entertainment, and good old-fashioned fun.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of WOMEN in BUSINESS - Winter 2013

WOMEN in BUSINESS - Winter 2013
Contents
ABWA Member Benefits
Letter from Executive Director
ABWA News
Annual Meeting Minutes
Evolution of the Cookie
Regional Conferences
The Face Behind Willow Tree
Sparkle & Shine: National Conference Highlights
The Job Survival Equation
2014 Top Ten Business Women of ABWA
The Office Santa, Secret or Not
The 2014 ABWA National Women’s Leadership Conference heads home to Kansas for the 65th Anniversary of the Association.

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