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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

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. Come hear 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 last 25 […]

BPW Is Walking

On September 6th, members of the BPW Philantropy committee are inviting all members and friends to join them in walking and/or running for a cure to ovarian cancer in The Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation One Step Closer To The Cure 5K/10K /1Mile Run/Walk.  If you are interested in participating please contact philanthropy@BPWStPetePinellas.org If you are interested […]

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 […]

August General Membership Meetings Focus on Transportation

If a proposed 1% sales tax referendum passes in November 2014, PSTA (Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority) will implement the Greenlight Pinellas Plan. The Plan, which includes “transformational bus improvements and future passenger rail that will significantly enhance public transportation in Pinellas County,” has its champions and critics. Mark your calendar for these August meetings to hear […]

BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas Named LO of the Year, Wins Most Awards at State Conference

Of the 17 statewide affiliates, BPW/St. Petersburg‐Pinellas garnered the most awards and top honor at the 94th annual state conference held June 27-29, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. The eight awards that recognized BPW/St. Petersburg‐Pinellas for its achievements in public relations, educational and legislative programming, and membership growth, also earned the chapter the coveted distinction of Local Organization of […]

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