BPW members are from all walks of life, with diverse professional and business backgrounds, variety of age groups, with basic and extensive work experiences, who work collectively to advance and improve the conditions of all working women.
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As a BPW member you’ll also have the opportunity to:
- Establish a network of friends and business contacts, comprising women in the community who are experienced and knowledgeable in a broad range of occupations and interests.
- Enhance your communication, organization, management, and leadership skills as you continue to advance in your career.
- Learn about about relevant and current topics through guest speakers and seminars.
- Collectively respond to issues or legislation that affects working women.
- Automatically become a member of the national and international Federation of Clubs across Canada and the world.
- Experience personal development opportunities and rewards through involvement.
- Participate in improving the status of women throughout Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and the world.
- Participate as either a mentor or protege in the Club’s Mentoring Program.
- Share and learn from a diverse membership comprised of a wide range of occupations and experiences.
- Skills development programs on mentoring, time management, public speaking, meeting management, business etiquette and harassment issues.
- Access to current information on issues affecting women.
- Shape and influence the world around us through resolutions, letters and briefs to governments at all levels.
- Influence the United Nations as Category One Status through our international federation.
- Be part of BPW Canada’s delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York each February.
- Debate important issues and undertake background research to support potential solutions.
- Serve in a wide range of leadership capacities, i.e. local, executive, provincial, national, international boards, and multiple committees.
- Work with others in the development of leadership skills that value and respect a healthy diversity of ideas.