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BPW is about...

Connection
Growth
Positive Change
and a Voice at all 5 levels of the organization:

  1. Grass Roots Local Club
  2. District or Region
  3. Provincial/State
  4. National
  5. International

The Membership Model is comprised of Four Cornerstones: Women's Issues, Professional Development, Leadership Skills and Supportive Networking.
 

BPW is about Meeting the Changing Needs of Members across time through Depth, Longevity & Diversity.

Membership in BPW is not about being all things to all people. Instead, it is about recognizing that by the very nature of our club's mandate we can offer a range of activities and opportunity for participation that can satisfy the unique needs and changing circumstances of each individual member. BPW as an organization for women fully recognizes that women throughout their career paths and life stages will desire different types and levels of participation. BPW offers its members an organization with longevity since (1930), with depth (local, provincial, national and international) and diversity with membership from across all occupational sectors.

Women's Issues – Advocacy and Awareness

  • Access to current information on issues affecting women.
  • Shaping, lobbying and influencing the world around us through resolutions, letters and briefs to governments at all levels.
  • Influence at United Nations as Category One Status through our international federation.
  • Debating the issues and developing background research for resolutions.
  • Insight into the big picture of our mandate "improving the economic, social, and political status of women".

Personal Development

  • Formal: Monthly dinner meetings, guest speakers, special events, mentoring, provincial conferences, conventions and congresses.
  • Informal: Sharing/mentoring and learning from a diverse membership comprised of a wide range of occupations and experience.
  • Career Skills Achievement Program offers members an economical, timely and practical skill development program. The General Studies Program offers programs in mentoring, time management, public speaking, meeting management, handling sexual harassment and business etiquette.

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Leadership Skills & Career Advancement

  • Club activities and opportunities to serve in a range of leadership capacities: local club executive, provincial, national and international boards, multiple committees, and ad hoc initiatives at all levels of the organization.
  • Leadership Learning Modules and Single Point Lessons for BPW Ontario members. Topics include; How to create exciting programs that engage your audience and entice the media, How to give power to your voice through resolutions that can change your world, and a host of tools, templates and learning modules designed to help strengthen your leadership skills a become an effective leader of high powered teams in a dynamic international organization.
  • Learning to work with others and developing leadership skills that value and respect a healthy diversity of ideas, cultures and approaches can successfully position members for advancement of their professional, personal and/or political aspirations.

Supportive Networking & Lasting Friendships

  • Club meetings and projects, district/regional meetings, provincial conferences, national conventions and international congresses.
  • Connection through club rosters, internet, and club committees.

Benefits of Membership 

Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day in Ontario was April 11, 2017

The 30% gender wage gap in Ontario is one of the largest in the world! Pay discrimination is not limited to one career or demographic, it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels – regardless of their family decisions.

Click here to learn about how you can make the difference and spread the word.

0% Gap by 2025

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Provincial Conference

BPW Ontario's
71st Provincial Conference


BPW Niagara Falls Hosts

Celebrate BPW Niagara Falls' 100th Birthday!

September 29 to October 1, 2017

Registration Deadline:
September 15, 2017

Conference Info

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