BPW members come 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.
If you are unable to complete this online, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our club year begins in September and ends each June. New members are welcomed throughout the year.
Not sure if you want to become a member just yet? Attend one of our monthly events first. Click here for details on our monthly events.
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 relevant and current topics through guest speakers, workshops and seminars.
- Collectively respond to issues or legislation that affect working women.
- Automatically become a member of the provincial, national and international Federation of Clubs across Alberta, Canada and the world.
- Experience personal development opportunities and rewards through participation and involvement.
- Participate in improving the status of women locally, provincially, nationally and globally.
- Participate as either a mentor or protegee in the Club’s Mentoring Program.
- Share and learn from a diverse membership comprised of a wide range of occupations and experiences.
- Access skills development programs on mentoring, time management, public speaking, meeting management, business etiquette and harassment issues.
- Access current information on issues affecting women and become an advocate.
- Shape and influence the world around us through resolutions, letters and briefs to governments at all levels.
- Influence the discussions at the United Nations through our international federation’s consultative status at ECOSOC.
- Apply to be part of the BPW delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York every March.
- Debate important issues and undertake background research to support potential solutions.
- Serve in a wide range of leadership capacities such as the local, provincial, national, and international executive boards and multiple committees.
- Work with others in the development of leadership skills that value and respect a healthy diversity of ideas.