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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

BPW in Action

News & Events

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 […]

Gender Wage Gap Narrowing Businesswomen Mark 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 […]

Medical Alert: Did you know there’s a safer alternative to mammography?

Please join us on March 17th for our next luncheon as we listen to June Carver Drennon explain how Thermography can be a great, safe alternative to traditional diagnostic tools. As owner of Stillpoint Health Associates since 2001, she is certified from the American College of Clinical Thermography as a Clinical Thermographer. June is also […]

An Update on CEDAW by Suncoast

You won’t want to miss this important presentation on where we stand in the Tampa Bay area on the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This initiative focuses on building equality accountability on the local level for pushing this legislative platform through here in the US. Presented by Noelle […]

In Celebration of Black History Month

Come join us for a very special presentation by the St Pete Preservation Specialist Derek Kilborn as he tells us about the African American Heritage Trail. From concept to completion, Derek will explain what the Trail is, what it represents, where it’s located, and give us insight into several of the very special, strong, dynamic […]

Breaking News: An Update to Local Politics

If you want to know what’s happening with the St Pete City Council and our local politics, you won’t want to miss our next speaker, Ms. Darden Rice. Ms. Rice currently serves on the City Council and is involved in several local and county committees working hard to make a difference in all our lives. […]

Why Buy Local? Find Out January 21st!

We all love St Pete, right? And many of us have watched our city transform over the years from the place where old people went to die to the place where young people want to live it up. Many now come here to start or expand their businesses, based on the thriving local economy, the […]

BPW Member Social and Wine Tasting

Cheers to the New Year! American Spirits is hosting a special Wine Tasting benefiting BPW St Pete-Pinellas. Proceeds from the $10 entry fee (paid at the door) will be donated to our local organization. Relax, unwind, visit with old and new friends and perhaps discover a new favorite wine! In addition to being open to […]

Reach Your Financial Goals in 2016

Join us for “Hold Your Own Purse: Personal and Professional Financial Management,” the last in our Strategies for Success series of Individual Development workshops.  Learn about wealth management planning, budgeting, saving vs investing, planning for retirement, insurance, estate planning, organizational financial statements, taxes, and cash flow from our three expert speakers. Attendance at any of the […]

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