BPW Europe

...the European Region of BPW International

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 aims

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

Upcoming events


26 – 28 March 2020 in Pula, Croatia

Pula, Croatia


Challenges and possibilities

Please download and fill out the registry form: Registration Link.

Please see the official program here and find travel accomodations here.

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90th anniversary of BPW International

July 6, 2020 in Paris, France

Paris at night with the Eiffel tower

Lunch in Paris, Cercle de l’Union interalliée

BPW France invites all members of the International Federation of BPW International to join on Monday 6th July 2020, at lunchtime for the 90th anniversary of the creation of BPW International, the day before the UN Beijing +25 events “Generation Equality Forum” organised in Paris from 7th to 10th July, in order to allow all BPW coming from abroad for the Forum to participate at BPW France’s event.

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10th Anniversary Conference

8th – 11th October 2020 in Malta

On the 8th October 2020, BPW (Valletta) Malta will be celebrating Its 10th Anniversary. To commemorate the occasion we are organising a myriad of events. We are planning the program to run from the 8th through 11th October 2020.

10th October – 11th October 2020
BPW Europe Presidents Meeting and General Assembly

Please register here: