Diamonds of Excellence

Kansas City, Missouri

American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

UPCOMING EVENTS

August 2022 Monthly Meeting

August 25, 2022

KC Metro Patrol Station, 7601 Prospect, Kansas City, MO. 64132

October 2022 Monthly Meeting

October 27, 2022

To be announced

Connect, learn and grow in the
American Business Women’s Association

Whether you are starting a new business, jump-starting a career, or searching for a job, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be.  Your membership in ABWA offers you a portfolio of benefits to fuel your personal and professional growth. 

Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal.  Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference. Stay current on business concepts and topics with your complimentary subscriptions to ABWA’s Women in Business® Magazine and Achieve Newsletters.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted business products and services! 

Make an investment in you – join the leading association for working women and women business owners, the American Business Women’s Association. 

WOMEN LEADING THE WAY

Diamonds of Excellence Executive Board

Sandra Jones

Sandra Jones

President

Cynthia Bradford

Cynthia Bradford

Vice President

Debra Doyle

Debra Doyle

Secretary

Deidre Francis

Deidre Francis

Treasurer

Sharon Butler

Sharon Butler

Chapter Advisor

MEMBERS

cynthia bradford

 MEMBER

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sharon butler

Member

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Joslyn Harvey

Member

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carolyn walker

MEMBER

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Sandra  Jones
Member

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deirdre francis

Member

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Val Lester

Member

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Barbara Walker

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Evelyn Harden
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2022 Diamonds of Excellence Chapter Woman of the Year

Cynthia K. Bradford

Congratulations to Diamond of Excellence 2022 Chapter WOTY, Cynthia Bradford. Cynthia is currently serving as the chapter president. She has served on several committees, including Best Practices, Membership Recruitment, Nominating Committee, Financial and Treasure of the Chapter. She actively recruits for the chapter, attended the National Women’s Leadership conference and taken at least two Apex Courses. She also attends the Just in Time Webinars. Cynthia advocates for education and is a contributor to the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF).
Cynthia is not only active in ABWA, she is actively employed in the field of accounting for over 30 years. Her passion is to work with non-profits and church ministries in their accounting needs. She is employed with Ralph C. Johnson and Co. She works with her church Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in the finance area, the usher ministry and youth ministry.
As Chapter President of Diamonds of Excellence, Cynthia guides us to value every chapter member. She leads us in reaching out to the community and giving back by focusing on Black-owned Business.
We salute and congratulate Cynthia as Diamonds of Excellence 2022 Chapter WOTY.

Our SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to sbmef.org.

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