The Professional Women's Association (PWA) is a division of the Gaston Business Association (GBA) that focuses on supporting and empowering women in the workplace.
Through networking events, educational seminars, and leadership development opportunities, the PWA provides a supportive and collaborative environment for women to connect, learn, and grow. The PWA is open to all women in the Gaston County area who are interested in professional development and community involvement.
By joining the PWA, members have access to a network of like-minded women who are committed to helping each other succeed in their personal and professional lives.
Women 2 Women
Women 2 Women features guest speakers who are successful women in leadership positions, and they share their leadership journey and experiences with a small group of attendees at the GBA office. The Women 2 Women program provides an opportunity for women to network, learn, and grow in a supportive and collaborative environment.
PWA Social Events
Join us at one of our upcoming social events! From appetizers & networking, to a workout class at one of our Investor's first class locations, we have several events throughout the year to get SOCIAL!
PWA's quarterly luncheons feature a variety of women speakers who share their insights and experiences with attendees. These events provide an opportunity for our employees to network and learn from successful women in various industries.
2023 The Trilogy: Mind, Body, and the Best You!
The Professional Women's Association Conference "2023 The Trilogy: Mind, Body, and the Best You!" was a huge success.
The event was filled with empowerment and camaraderie, and attendees had a great time. The conference featured inspiring speakers who shared their wisdom on different aspects of personal and professional growth.
Jennifer Davis spoke about the Mind, highlighting how women are equipped to handle change.
Dr. Deb Matthew spoke about the Body and emphasized the importance of understanding and taking care of it.
Lucy Talley talked about the Best You, and how professional women must take inventory of their workspace and eliminate the parts that are not helpful.