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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Upcoming European Events
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 will open soon. Find here the draft agenda and hotel accommodation options: https://www.bpw-europe.org/f2fpresidents-youngbpwsymposium-brussels2023/
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