Are you

  • a student?
  • just starting or early in your career?
  • wanting to develop into a leader in your chosen career?
  • wishing to create or develop your own business
  • looking for the right balance between your professional and personal lives?

If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, then why not consider joining Business and Professional Women , a community of over 30,000 members across 96 countries?

Young BPW in Europe

All BPW members up to the age of 35 belong automatically to the group “Young BPW” and are represented on Committees/Boards.

Specific programmes are integrated in European and International BPW events (e.g. 17th BPW European Conference 27-29 May 2022 in Reykjavik) as “Young Symposium” and will be organised with a separate agenda.

We organise theme-focused workshops and training seminars on Negotiation Skills, Personal Empowerment Program, Meetings with Senior Managers as Role Models, Leadership Trainings etc.

All Young BPW members in Europe are encouraged to engage actively in the regional network! Look-up your local Young Representative per Affiliate Country and join the YBPW Europe WhatsApp group! Send your request to the BPW Europe Communication Team Lead: Sheerah Kim

Introducing Alice Minuto
Young Representative BPW Europe 2021-2024

Alice’s passion for women’s rights led her to participate in BPW (Business Professional Women, no profit association), championing the motto Women for Women and becoming  the European Young BPW Representative and a mentor for young people that want to push their business careers. She directs the international project as “Visit Nepal for BPW members and friends” and “Steel women: Gender Equality In Leadership” that supports the UN Sustainable Development Goal nr 11 and 5. 

Professional Background: Her technical skills and determination have led her to achieve leadership positions that historically were male dominated.  Alice has been a manager in the steel business since 2008. She graduated in economics at the University of Genoa and two years later she achieved the master’s in financial markets. Alice started her career during her university years working in small steel trading company of finished product as pipes, beams, sheets and gratings.

After 4 years she joined Voestalpine High Performance Metal Division, where she developed the Italian sales for the Buderus Edelstahl mill, focusing on special steel forged blocks. Further she has been in charge as sales and Division Sales Manager for the stainless steel and nickel welding wires. In 2018 Alice began a new challenge as the Head of the Trading Unit for carbon steel coils in Italian market joining one of the world’s biggest metal trading group, further upgraded as head of Carbon Steel coils. Recently she had the MBA graduation at Bologna Business School.

Alice Minuto