InspireHer Chapter

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.     ​Link to ABWA.Org​​​

Link to the 2021 brochure: “One Membership, a Lifetime of Value.” ​​​

The InspireHer Chapter of the American Businesswomen’s Associations (ABWA) began as an idea of Teresa Williams. Teresa, a long-time member of ABWA, always had aspirations to lead and form a local chapter within her community for women to congregate and share knowledge to support one another. Through sharing her idea with a group of ladies with a desire to be part of a group such as this, the Charter Formation team was formed.

From idea to reality, Teresa Williams, Jennifer Bussey, Crystal Pryear, Tara Bueford, Celnah Colbert, Whitney Baugh, Vanessa Mann, and Diometra Aldridge worked collectivity to create an organization within the Gwinnett County, Georgia community where women of all walks of life can be empowered to live their dreams. On July 25, 2020, just seven months later, the InspireHer Chapter chartered with 44 charter members.

To lead through service to Inspire, Motivate, and Empower every member to be their best self.

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About UsAbout Us

Celnah Colbert

Chapter President (2021-2022)

Celnah is a practicing business analysis professional. She is a charter member of InspireHer Chapter and served on the formation team as the Professional Development chair.

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Shareen Clark

Chapter Vice President (2021-2022)

Tyra Gore

Chapter Secretary (2021-2022)

Vanessa Keith

Chapter Treasurer (2021-2022)

Tammy Selvie

Membership Chair

Jennifer Bussey

Membership Co-Chair

Marcia Mullins

Community & Business Support Chair

Sharon Levister

Community & Business Support Co-Chair


Professional Development Chair


Professional Development Co-Chair

Teresa Williams

Publicity & Promotions Chair

Julia Mickens

Publicity & Promotions Co-Chair

Vanessa Mann

Newsletter Chair


Newsletter Co-Chair


Fundraising & Sponsorship Chair


Fundraising & Sponsorship Co-Chair

ABWA® is a national organization with chapters across the country. Being a part of InspireHer Chapter extends your ABWA® national membership and gives you great educational, social, and networking opportunities. Get connected with local professionals and access to local events. The InspireHer Chapter meets monthly on the 3rd Saturday at 11 a.m. The location is virtually at this time. ABWA® National Annual Membership $115 InspireHer Chapter Annual Membership Dues $60   

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Develop & Enhance your Leadership Skills

Whether you are starting a new business or looking to advance your career, the ABWA® is the place to be for working women and women business owners who want to connect, learn and grow personally and professionally.

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Build Relationships & Connections

Looking to build new relationships & connections? Meet new people, open yourself up to new experiences and opportunities to volunteer and have some fun.

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  •  1/22/2022 11:00 AM - 1/22/2022 12:30 PM
  •   1735 Hickory Station Circle, Snellville, GA, USA

Join the InspireHer Chapter of ABWA on Saturday, January 22nd for net-working and a presentation by special guest, In The Beginning Consulting, CEO, Talisa Beasley. Talisa is a leading expert in helping women shift from weak to WINNING by helping them to leverage their talents so they can increase their Impact, Influence, and Income.

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  •  2/19/2022 11:00 AM - 2/19/2022 12:30 AM
  • Online Event

Guest Speaker: Barbara Proctor Topic: "You CAN Get There: 3 Secrets to Advancing Your Career"

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  •  3/19/2022 11:00 AM
  • Location: To Be Announced
  •  4/23/2022 11:00 AM
  • Location: To Be Announced
  •  5/21/2022 11:00 AM
  • Location: To Be Announced

2022-2023 Chapter Officer Elections!

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  •  6/18/2022 11:00 AM
  • Location: To Be Announced
  •  7/23/2022 07:00 PM
  • Location: To Be Announced
  • $75.00
  •  12/18/2021 07:00 PM
  •   Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners, 475 Technology Parkway Northwest, Norcross, GA, USA

The “Tis The Season to InspireHer Gala” is our Chapter Holiday event. It will be an elegant evening cocktail party. Program will include Networking/Recruiting, Silent Auction Bidding, Cash Bar, Dinner, and Dancing.

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  • $10.00
  •  11/20/2021 11:00 AM - 11/20/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Personal Growth Mini-Series: Unlock your power from within and start your journey through life as you define it!

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  •  11/13/2021 09:00 AM - 11/13/2021 11:00 AM
  •   4487 Park Dr, Norcross, GA 30093

We are scheduled to volunteer at Helping Mama's on November 13, 2021 from 9:00am - 11:00am. We have 15 slots available so first come, first serve. Please signup by Saturday, October 16th if you would like to volunteer using the link below.

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  •  10/16/2021 11:00 AM - 10/16/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

The October Meeting will focus on Membership Recruitment and Retention. We are asking all InspireHer Chapter members to invite at least 1 Guest! Every InspireHer member who brings a Guest, will be entered in a raffle to win a $50 gift card of your choice.

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  •  9/18/2021 11:00 AM - 9/18/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Join the members and guests of the InspireHer Chapter in celebration of ABW Day. Our program speaker will be Mary Stephenson, ABWA District I Vice President.

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  •  8/28/2021 11:00 AM - 8/28/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Zoom Meeting

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  •  7/24/2021 08:00 PM - 7/25/2021 12:00 AM
  •   7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA, USA

It's CELEBRATION TIME! Join the members & friends of the ABWA InspireHer Chapter in celebration of our 1st Chapter Anniversary as we set sail on a luxury Riverboat Cruise. We will enjoy music, food, fun, and good times! Members are encouraged to invite friends and family to join us in this awesome celebration! Food, water, tea, & lemonade will be provided. ** Please note No Refunds after 6/10/21 **

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  •  6/26/2021 11:00 AM - 6/26/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Program Speaker - Tonya Kay

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  • $40
  •  6/12/2021 04:00 PM - 6/12/2021 06:00 PM
  •   162 East Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, USA

Looking for a fun and exciting evening and the opportunity to create your very own masterpiece! Then make plans to join the members of the ABWA InspireHer Chapter. Grab a friend and make plans to join us.

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  •  5/29/2021 11:00 AM - 5/29/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

2021-2022 Chapter Elections - Register in advance for this meeting:

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  • $25.00
  •  5/2/2021 11:00 AM - 5/2/2021 02:00 PM
  •   800 Scenic Highway North, Lawrenceville, GA, USA
  •  5/1/2021 11:00 AM - 5/1/2021 12:00 PM
  • Online Event

Guest Speaker Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes, ABWA Member and Candidate for District I Vice President Program Topic: Investing in Yourself Yields the BEST ROI! ABWA, It's All About YOU!

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  •  3/27/2021 11:00 AM - 3/27/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Dr. Deborah “Dr. DJ” Johnson-Blake is the CEO of The Writing Pad, LLC, a writing, editing, and consulting firm focusing on proofreading, editing, and customized writing. Dr. DJ is a Certified Time Management and Life Coach and author of Managing Time on Purpose, a practical guide based on theory and best practices that can be used to help people become more time management efficient. Her most recent book is 52 Time Management H.A.C.K.S.: Hacking Actions to Conquer and Kick Life’s Setbacks.

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  •  2/27/2021 11:00 AM - 2/27/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Dr. Indie F. Jones is a board-certified internist and practices hospital medicine in the greater Atlanta area. She is a wellness coach for women. Her coaching focuses on empowering women to reduce unhealthy stress in their lives and create their best healthy life, mind, body, and spirit.

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  •  1/30/2021 11:00 AM - 1/30/2021 12:30 PM
  • Online Event
  •  12/19/2020 11:00 AM - 12/19/2020 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Let's Network with Joy!

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  • $35.00
  •  12/13/2020 11:00 AM - 12/13/2020 01:00 PM
  •   1905 Pharrs Rd, Snellville, GA, USA

Join us for our Chapter Holiday Brunch. Good Food and Lots of Fun. Bring a gift valued at $15 if you want to participate in the gift exchange.

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  •  11/14/2020 11:00 AM - 11/14/2020 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

Keynote Speaker: Susie Johnson Topic: Navigating the Pandemic and the Holidays Susie M. Johnson began her career in Laboratory Medicine and Medical Research thirty-five (35) years ago after pursuing her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Georgia Southern University in 1985. She has more than ten (10) years of professional laboratory management experience. She currently works as a Medical Technologist II at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center in Downtown Atlanta, where she is on the frontlines of this current COVID-19 pandemic.

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  •  10/24/2020 11:00 PM - 10/25/2020 12:30 PM
  • Online Event

We are meeting Online! Saturday, October 24, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm Zoom Meeting ID: 878 0130 5813; Passcode: 159074 Program Speaker: Marcie Wilson, Chief Encouraging Officer of “A Fresh Wind” Topic: Social Media Branding

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  • Snellville, Georgia, United States