The Greater Oakland Charter Chapter of ABWA was founded in September, 2000. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month and begin with networking at 6:00 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm, followed by a program on a business or market relevant topic at 7:00 pm and concluding with a short business meeting. Pre-registration is required to attend. Cost is $18 when paid online using PayPal and covers the dinner and program. As a member of ABWA, you are part of an Association with 70 years of experience in leadership, diversity, education and national recognition for business women. Our members include working women from a variety of professions. Our fundraising activities allow us to provide educational opportunities for our members and offer scholarships to women in our community. Learn more about Greater Oakland by visiting us at www.abwa-greateroakland.org. Learn more about ABWA at www.abwa.org. Local and national scholarships are offered through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund at www.sbmef.org.