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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. Anyone may attend by simply making a reservation. The cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Reservations are required by the Tuesday before the meeting. (Click on the coffee cup above to reserve or get more info)

Working Women's Forum

Join us on Tuesday October 17 at USFSP from 5:30-8:00 pm to celebrate “Women of Influence” in our community. Hear the stories of accomplished women in diverse business sectors and industries at different stages of their careers talk about their journey to success. Each will share how they influence their industry, their community, and their networks. Cathy Unruh, WEDU show host and author, will moderate a panel consisting of Dr. Kanika Tomalin, Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg; Dr. Tonjua Williams, President of St. Petersburg College; and Molly Moorhead, Editorial Writer at Tampa Bay Times. Registration is now open.

Message from the President

September 24th, 2017 The only way to begin this month’s message is to acknowledge what we’ve all been through physically, emotionally, economically, and in every other aspect of our lives; the devastation of Irma. My thoughts and prayers go out to anyone affected in any way by this hurricane, especially our sisters and friends down in the Keys. Some have lost everything they had. Let’s all do whatever we can to help others during this crisis. If anyone If anyone is interested in organizing a relief effort, please contact me directly. Regardless of the degree to which - click the message bubble above for the entire message.

News & Events

A LONG History of Public Service: Wisdom from a Woman in Politics

Pinellas County Commissioner Janet C. Long is no stranger to public service.  Join us when she visits BPW on Thursday October 18 to share her lessons, stories and challenges as a female politician for over four decades. She’s held a number of positions throughout our local and state government, taking an active role in shaping public […]

Meet the Candidates: St. Petersburg City Council, District 6

Join us on October 5 as we welcome the candidates for St. Petersburg City Council: District 6. This district which includes the core of downtown St. Petersburg from I-275 east to the water stretching from Old Northeast south to Colony Point has been served by outgoing city council member Karl Nurse. In an incredibly close […]

Working Internationally

Successfully working internationally offers incredible opportunities but also requires patience and awareness and knowledge of cultural norms and differing legal environments. On September 21, come listen to the experiences of three women, who in different stages of their careers and in different industries chose to work outside the US (in different parts of the world). […]

Take Your Career in a New Direction or Further the One You Have

Are you or a woman you know going to school or continuing or starting a certification program?  The Connie Passmore Scholarship makes awards directly to women, age 21 or over, who live, work or go to school in Pinellas County, who demonstrate achievement, need and well-defined educational goals, and who are attending an accredited program […]

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