Monthly Archives: September 2013

Women of Influence finalists named

Narrowing down the 50 finalists for the inaugural Women of Influence awards was never going to be an easy task. But the award’s judges say they were surprised just how difficult it was. Sustainable fashion pioneer Peri Drysdale said the … Continue reading

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Investing in Women and Girls: A Conversation With Peter Buffett

Photo of Peter and Jennifer Buffett by Daniel Torok/PatrickMcMullan.com/Sipa USA (Sipa via AP Images) BY: ASHLEY KINDERGAN PUBLISHED: JULY 11, 2013 In 2006, musician and philanthropist Peter Buffett got the kind of gift most charitable givers can only dream about: approximately $1 billion in … Continue reading

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CEDAW Working Group “Women with Disabilities” Report to NCW Executive

REPORT TO NCWNZ NATIONAL EXECUTIVE  MEETING – SEPTEMBER 2013 Submitted by BPW NZ Past President Dianne Glenn – Leader of CEDAW Working Group “Women with Disabilities” Actions completed or underway Remit submitted under urgency to NCW National Conference October 2012 … Continue reading

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BPW NZ – Congratulations to NZ’s Banks

Media Release: BPW NZ – Congratulations to NZ’s Banks Embargoed until 6pm 19 September 2013 The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates the banking fraternity showing true leadership with gender diversity. BPW NZ welcomes the … Continue reading

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Ministry of Women’s Affairs Statement of Intent for 2013 to 2016

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women can be encouraged by the priorities set by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs for the next three years.  They are the areas that we, BPW NZ,  have focussed on and they … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Active Retirement – Bringing the Sunshine to the Golden Years.

3,2,1 time catches up to you. Establish what is best for you or your family member anytime after the 55th birthday. It is best to refer directly to experts who can assist with your questions or circumstances. Health specialists, accountants, solicitors, … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis is a topic particularly relevant to Women

Osteoporosis is a topic particularly relevant to women as we have more than double the risk of developing the condition than men and it affects women at a much younger age. Osteoporosis is a loss of bone mass and density … Continue reading

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The 2013 Campaign Focus – The White Ribbon Pledge

Dear White Ribbon Supporters Please find attached the September White Ribbon Newsletter with updates and links on: The 2013 Campaign Focus – The White Ribbon Pledge Ordering Resources and Merchandise The White Ribbon Ride Youth Parliament Interns and Volunteers Download … Continue reading

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Realising the opportunity: Addressing New Zealand’s leadership pipeline (2013)

Leadership talent is in short supply in New Zealand and globally. Yet at every successive management level significant proportions of talented women drop out or their career stalls. This is the leaking talent pipeline. This report examines how three factors, … Continue reading

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Young BPW International New Website launch

The Young BPW International is excited to announce the launch of our newly designed Web site, which goes live today, Monday 9th of September 2013 and is located at the following address: http://youngbpw-international.org/. The Young BPW International is a part … Continue reading

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