Mo-Kan Chapter

Professional Development


Outside speakers present various topics each month. Topics focus on professional development, including some personal development issues to enhance members’ individual ‘brand’. If you are interested in presenting at one of our meetings or know of a good candidate, please send an email to

Conferences & Seminars 

Annual conferences, both on a national and a regional level, are sponsored by the national ABWA organization. Seminar topics include both professional development as well as personal growth. The chapter helps subsidize some of the costs of registration for members attending the conferences.
Spring: ​Our chapter is in District III in the Central Region. The 2023 Regional Conference was held March 10-11 in a virtual format. 

Fall: National conference - The 2023 National Women's Leadership Conference will be held in Chattanooga, TN, October 4-7th! Visit the national website event page for details.

Scholarships and Grants
ABWA also offers Outright grants and many types of scholarships through
the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF)

For more information, please contact the Professional Development Chair or any of the board members; you can send an email to

Additional Resources

The ABWA National Website offers online training and job searches in our Community Connections Portal!