To provide personal and professional growth opportunities and to promote equity for North Carolina women in the workplace.
BPW/NC Federation Objectives:
To elevate the standards of women in business and in the professions.
To promote the interest of business and professional women.
To bring about a spirit of cooperation among women of the United States.
To extend opportunities to business and professional women through education along the lines of industrial, scientific, and vocational activities.
Our legislative agenda: elimination of sex discrimination in employment, the principle of equal pay, and the need for a comprehensive equal rights amendment. BPW works to achieve full equity for all women in education, government, business and the community.
- Are you a business owner who has been told repeatedly that your woman-owned business is just a hobby?
- Are you a woman who cares about equality for yourself and your sisters everywhere?
BPW advocates for: Pay Equity | Equal Education | Economic Opportunities
Some of the advocacy tools we use include:
Political Awareness & Community Involvement ~ Participate in a wide range of activities and grassroots efforts to raise awareness of issues affecting working women at local and state levels.
Personal & Professional Development ~ Attend workshops and programs designed to enhance professional skills and leadership abilities, such as Individual Development, WEE Women Empowered and Enlightened Events, Young Careerist and BPW/NC Career Woman of the Year.
Scholarships ~ Assist women through scholarships to further formal education.
Networking Events to Connect with other Motivated Women ~ Connect with other motivated working women, network professionally, share contacts and exchange information to enhance your business thorough local programs, as well as within the state of North Carolina.