Since 1975 the Commission on Status of Women (CSW) of the United Nations met in New-York, during two weeks in February/March. At this occasion, numerous Non Governmental Organisations join New-York for the CSW NGO Forum that organise parallel events, as conferences or panel discussions. As example in the 56th CSW session of 2012 : 618 organisations and 4300 delegates accredited, 300 side events.

Around 100 BPW join New-York to attend the numerous events, high-level meetings, network with women rights activits worldwide. BPW International has a delegation of 20 Business and Professional Women to participate to the CSW debates. The members of the BPW delegation come from Australia, Nigeria, France, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Italy, Turkey, Zambia, Mali, UK, Mongolia, Kenya.