American Business Women’s Day is commemorated on September 22 of every year. It is the date on which the American Business Women’s Association was established. As to honor and deliberate the contributions and achievements of the millions of women in the workforce and women business proprietors in the U.S, the day was celebrated.
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History of American Business Women’s Day
The American Business Women’s Day was first observed in 1983. It was the founding date of the American Business Women’s Association which was recognized in the year 1983 and 1986 by the Congressional resolution and a proclamation issued by President Ronald Reagan. The first American Business Women’s Day was sponsored by the American Business Women’s Association in 1982. Hilary Bufton, Jr., a Kansas City businessman established the association who was on September 22, 1949, which is a national professional association for women. Mr.Bufton and three other Kansas City businesswomen incorporated the American Business Women’s Association. The celebration of the day is to honor the women who have made incredible contributions in the business fields. It also provides opportunities for the business women from various occupations to help themselves and others both personally and professionally. It helps them in providing education, leadership, networking, and national recognition. The aim of the American Business Women’s Day is to give women more equality and opportunity. Many special events will be held on this day like seminars, meetings. The events will encourage the business women globally to gather and share their experiences.
Other Celebrations on September 22
September 22 is also celebrated as
- National White Chocolate Day
- National Doodle Day
- Dear Diary Day
- World Car-Free Day
- National Ice cream Cone Day
- Hobbit Day
- National Elephant Appreciation Day
How to Celebrate the Day
You can encourage women around your surroundings to become financially independent by letting them start a business. Volunteer yourself to educate them the strategy to run a good business. Let the women empower the world. Use the hashtag #AmericanBusinessWomensDay to post your celebrations on the social media.
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