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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10th Anniversary Conference

2nd – 5th April 2020 in Malta

On the 2nd April 2020, BPW (Valletta) Malta will be celebrating Its 10th Anniversary. To commemorate the occasion we are organizing a myriad of events. We are planning the program to run from the 2nd through 5th April 2020.

4th April – 5th April 2020
BPW Europe Presidents Meeting and General Assembly

Please register here:

Have a look at the PROGRAM (in Italian language)

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