Tag Archives: BPW New Zealand

Wear Yellow and Be Proud: Celebrate the 87th BPW Day with your fellow sisters!

Dear BPW sister, Fast fact #1: Did you know that BPW International was founded in Geneva, Switzerland and is now in over 90 countries worldwide? Fast fact #2: Did you know that BPW International is celebrating its 87th anniversary this year? … Continue reading

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Our BPW International Achievements

Our International Achievements – Updates from June & July – In this newsletter, we feature regional news from June and July. They include news from BPW North America & The Caribbean Region, BPW Cyprus and an update at the Women Economic … Continue reading

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BPW NZ congratulates midwives for challenging structural pay discrimination

Media Release: BPW NZ congratulates midwives for challenging structural pay discrimination The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates the College of Midwives for taking action on low remuneration for Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs/midwives). The High … Continue reading

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Angela McLeod receives the International President’s Award

    Angela reported that; “It was an absolute honour to be recognised by the BPW International President, Freda Miriklis at our Congress in Jeju.  I was presented with the President’s Award at the Opening Ceremony in recognition of Outstanding … Continue reading

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BPW International launches their new Congress Website

  BPW International E-News Special  May 25, 2013 BPW International launches their new Congress Website  The International Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW International) launched their new Congress website today. The 28th BPW International Congress will be held in … Continue reading

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UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW – NZ GOVERNMENT – (2013-14)

Submitted by Dianne Glenn, Past President of BPW NZ and a member of NCWNZ Contact details- Address: 59 East Street, Pukekohe. 2120. Email: dglenn@ihug.co.nz Having attended the consultation meeting in Auckland to gain input to the NZ Government’s Universal Periodic … Continue reading

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BPW Kaitaia 25 Years Celebration photos

Greetings to you all – if you click on the link below,  Click here to view BPW 25 Years. you should be able to view the photos from our 25th celebration – you may have to download Dropbox if you … Continue reading

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BPW NZ Conference – Women working for Women

What a wonderful conference we all had down at Hawera!  The warmth, the buzz, the laughter and the determination to make a difference for women was all around us.  The delight too of being able to include our individual members … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2013

Two events were attended by BPW members to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013. Both are becoming annual events and it it is possible that more BPW members may attend in the future – great networking opportunities. The first on … Continue reading

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BNZ wins UN gender equality award

The Bank of New Zealand and its CEO Andrew Thorburn have received a United Nations award for promoting gender equality. The bank is one of five businesses around the world to be honoured by the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) … Continue reading

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