BPW Europe

BPW International was founded in 1930 in Geneva by Lena Madesin Philips. It has grown to an international network of 25.000 members in more than 107 countries.

We have 5 regions to manage this large organization: North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Europe is the strongest region with more than 18.000 members in nearly 31 countries.

Our aim: Equal opportunities and status for women in the economic, civil and political life. A BPW Member:

  • takes professional responsability on all levels in economy, politics and society
  • thinks and acts locally, nationally and internationally
  • practices networking, mentoring and lobbying
  • enjoys lifelong learning
  • works with United Nations agencies and other international organizations
  • develops friendship

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Goal Setting 2023​

2023 is going to be another year of change in the world economy and politics. We are living in the remarkable time to which historians some hundred years from now will give the name „Time of change in the world order“. The key words for 2023 are:

  1. Sharing best practices
  2. Twinning
  3. Visibility
  4. Cooperation
  5. Rising membership


F2F Presidents Meeting & 10th Young BPW Symposium in Brussels

BPW Europe invites all to join the BPW European Presidents and Young BPW for a special weekend 28-30 April 2023!

  • Theme 2023: “Effective cooperation to create more visibility for women in Europe” – hosted by Anu Viks, Regional Coordinator BPW Europe
  • Taking place at the same venue as the F2F Presidents Meeting, hosted by Alice Minuto – Young Representative of BPW Europe

Registration is now open! Find here the agenda and hotel accommodation options: https://www.bpw-europe.org/f2fpresidents-youngbpwsymposium-brussels2023/ 

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