The International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) is an influential international network of business and professional women from over 100 countries in 5 continents with Consultative Status at ECOSOC/United Nations. Founded in 1930, BPW International has advocated for workplace equality, the right to vote, equal pay and represents women in the economy and women in leadership, power and decision making roles.
BPW Europe Leadership Summit (for information and registration see EVENTS)
We are please to announce, that Eugene Perma and Do'Or international will sponsor our next meeting in Brussels.
Le 7 mars 2015 : en route pour Berne!
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An interesting workshop in Geneva on 12th June 2015 on the functioning of the UNO connected with a visit at the ILO annual Conference.
For more information and registration (until 10 February 2015 ) click on this flyer
The 2nd Young BPW Symposium has successfully taken place in Tallinn between the 12th and 14th December 2014. The participants at the Symposium came from all over Europe and enjoyed a really tense but fruitful program.
The umbrella theme of the Symposium was “Leaders of the Future” and the participants had a chance to listen to inspiring speeches and take part in leadership workshops in order to get the opportunity to reach their full potential in this respect. Read newsletter here.
On behalf of ECC team, congratulations to The National President Henrike Von Platen !
We are pleased to call for nominations for the next CSW (Commission on Status of Women) which will be held in New York in March 2015.
This is a great opportunity to get some international insights, and a strong moment for ADVOCACY WITH GOVERNMENTS & UNITES NATIONS AGENCIES. PLEASE VISIT THE BPW INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE FOR NOMINATION FORM BEFORE DECEMBER 20TH. You may also be part of your own national delegation (with other women organizations) - ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT TO APPLY. The more we are, the more we will advance women in the workplace !
Dear BPW Presidents of the Region Europe, BPW Europe is reinforcing its visibility towards the European Institutions. In this regard, we have sent a letter to the new Commissioners, to congratulate them, present BPW, and urge them to push our key topics for gender equality in the workplace.
You will find attached the standard letter which has been adpated for each commissioner.
Thanks to Susanna Binder who volonteered to lead this work. Feel free to use it for your own advocacy actions.
We believe that the voice of the BPW Europe needs to rise high and strong in the institutional bodies, in the field of gender equality.
Dear Presidents of BPW Europe,
My name is Karin Raguin and I have been elected as your new BPW European Coordinator at the 28th International Congress in Jeju, Korea.
I would like to thank each European BPW National President for making this happen, and thank past Regional Coordinators – Sabine Schmelzer, Amélie Leclercq & Gabriella Canonica – for their support, and their huge work and dedication to BPW during and after their term. I look forward to working with them.
It is my great pleasure to be leading a strong, diverse and experienced team to meet the exciting future ahead of us.
The ECC - European Coordination Committee - is made of: