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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

I am honored to have the faith of the membership to have been elected last year to the position of President-Elect, knowing that I would take the reigns as President in April 2016. We have had a good start as we have already passed our budget for 2016-2017 and I am looking forward to the strategic planning meeting, on May 14 where we will set our goals for the year. ....More

News & Events

BPW State Conference

Join your BPW sisters (and brothers) for a fun-filled weekend of building powerful women professionally, personally, and politically. BPW/Florida Annual State Conference is a time to reconnect with other members from around the state, exchange ideas an best practices, gain insight and knowledge into issues important to today’s working women, and above all else, HAVE […]

Katie Krimitsos – How To Own Yourself As Leader

GUEST SPEAKER June 16th: Katie Krimitsos Katie Krimitsos is the Founder of Biz Women Rock, a community and education provider for business women around the globe who want to grow their companies. Her podcast Biz Women Rock provides personal business interviews, pertinent topics and actionable information that help her community thrive in their businesses. And […]

Anji Corley – Personal Fitness for Busy Women

GUEST SPEAKER June 2nd: Anji Corley Originally from New York and relocated to the Tampa Bay area as it show host at HSN for the last 20 years. Anji has 25 years in broadcasting and covered red carpet events, award shows, White House and daytime live in syndicated television, radio personality, special events host and a […]

Liz Illgen Wins 2016 Speak-Off

Liz Illgen, a realtor with Keller Williams Gulfside Realty, won the BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas (BPW/SPP) Speak-off held on May 5, 2016. The Individual Development (ID) speak-off, which consists of both a prepared speech and an impromptu speech, is the final stage of the ID program. BPW’s ID program was developed in the 1960s and has continued […]

Gay Lynne Inskeep – Trial Courts Administrator, Sixth Judicial Circuit

Join us on Thursday, May 19, 2016 as we welcome Gay Lynne Inskeep as she speaks on the Importance of an Independent Judiciary. Gay has been with the Sixth Judicial Circuit since 1987 when she started as a trial court law clerk. She has had a lot of firsts in her career, she was the Circuit’s first Arbitration […]

Professional Women’s Night with the Rays

Wednesday, June 15th verses Mariners First Pitch: 7:10 pm Event Starts: 5:00 pm Lower Level Tickets with a Rays Hat are $30 ($50 value) Come out with your colleagues and friends for our Professional Women’s Night at Tropicana Field. Join us for a pre-game Q&A session with: Rafaela Fink, Senior Director, Corporate Communications Amy Miller, […]

National Equal Pay Day with 13th Annual “Unhappy Hour”

WHAT:  To recognize National Equal Pay Day and to raise awareness of pay equity and wage discrimination, Business and Professional Women (BPW)/St. Petersburg-Pinellas will hold its 13th annual “Unhappy Hour” on April 12, the symbolic day that the average woman in the United States finally earns the same amount of pay that her male counterpart […]

BPW FL – 2016 “Let’s Get Away From It All” Cruise

BPW FL – 2016 “Let’s Get Away From It All” Cruise Carnival Paradise November 17-21, 2016 We invite you and your family and friends on a 4 night cruise departing from Tampa to Cozumel. $125 deposit due May 25th, 2016 to reserve your cabin. Final payment due by September 12, 2016 If you want to […]

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