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Striving to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, information and education

Luncheon Meetings

Twice each month, on the first and third Thursdays, you can join us at 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House for our General Membership Meetings. Enjoy a wide variety of interesting speakers and meet BPW members while enjoying a delicious lunch.

Member Socials

Almost every month, our membership committee will organize an opportunity for members and guests to get together socially. Events are held at different venues throughout the area. Join us!

Message from the President

During the 2014-15 year, please join me in ensuring BPW’s relevance to our members’ personal lives, their professional development and their political awareness. In a time of competing interests, when organizations may seem interchangeable because of their similar missions and audiences, what can we do to set BPW apart?
Be relevant.

News & Events

BPW Forum Tickets are now on sale!

Reserve your spot at the BPW Working Womens Forum From Grasshopper to Queen Bee: Mentoring Relationships that Buzz will be held on Thurs., October 23rd at the Studio@620. An annual event for BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas during National Business Women’s Week (10/20-24)  for more…

Daystar Fall Fashion Fling

Our BPW Philanthropy Event for September will be participating in the 2014 Fall Fashion Fling to benefit Daystar Life Center. Join us for an afternoon of fun, fellowship, and fashion for a great cause on September 27 at the Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Tickets are $25.00.  for more…

Membership Meeting 9/18/14

Our speaker will be Audrey Wood, a non-profit professional and advocate for CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse). Given the national conversation surrounding domestic violence and speaking from personal experience, Audrey will speak on “Why Does She Stay?” and provide tips on what friends and family members can do for a victim they may know. for […]

Topics and Dates Announced for BPW Signature Program to Build Career Skills

BPW’s Individual Development Program moves forward with a monthly workshop series starting November 1st and continuing through March 7th. Although the program has been around for more than 30 years, this year’s version includes updated curriculum designed for the modern workforce. Presented by local experts, including BPW members, the workshops focus on career development and […]

9/4 Speaker: Yolanda Fernandez, St. Pete Police Department’s New Public Awareness Manager

Former News Channel 8 reporter Yolanda Fernandez is the new Public Awareness Manager for the St. Petersburg Police Department. On September 4, learn what the Department hopes to accomplish with Ms. Fernandez in this role. Yolanda Fernandez joined the St. Petersburg Police Department earlier this year after spending 30 years in the television news business, the […]

Step Into Our Shoes: 8/14 issue is ready to wear!

The 8/14/14 issue of our Step Into Our Shoes newsletter is ready to be read, shared, posted, forwarded and tweeted. Check it out for the latest goings-on with BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas!

Sponsorships Now Available for the 2014 Working Women’s Forum

The details have been finalized for this year’s event “From Grasshopper to Queen Bee: Networking Relationships that Buzz” and now we need generous local businesses to step up and show the working women of St. Petersburg their support. There are several ways for companies and individuals to get involved so please check this out now. […]

BPW Marks National Equality Day with Diversi-Tea

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2014 BPW Celebrates Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote with “Diversi-Tea” WHAT: “Diversi-Tea: Writing Women Back Into History,” hosted by Business and Professional Women (BPW)/St. Petersburg-Pinellas, is a “not-so-high-tea” that will feature a hat fashion show, light fare and a cash bar, and an exchange of ideas. Dress hats are […]

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