BPW London History

Business and Professional Women London (BPW London) have been making a difference in London’s business community and overall work-life experience since 1945. Women from all walks of life and all ages come together through BPW London for Professional Development, Supportive Networking, Leadership Opportunities and to address Women’s Issues.

BPW London is a member of the Business and Professional Women Ontario (BPW Ontario) and the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Canada).

Professional Development occurs on many levels in BPW - during monthly dinner meetings and through the nationally sponsored Career Skills Achievement Certificate Program. This program offers our members powerful training in Mentoring, Time and Meeting Management, Public Speaking, Gender Equity, Business Etiquette. Networking and developing lasting friendships are fundamental to the BPW London membership

Opportunities are limitless for Leadership Development through club participation and advocacy at the Municipal, Provincial, National and International level. BPW at all levels of government is recognized for its informed and influential voice. BPW International has consultative status with the United Nations and truly offers members a meaningful connection to the world. 

Today the London BPW is comprised of working women from all walks of life who come together to effect change in our world. Through BPW, London women experience professional development, supportive networking leadership and career advancement opportunities while addressing women’s issues.

Remembering Our History:

As BPW women, we must always remember our sisters who came before us, and the struggles they faced so that women could be where they are today.

BPW London Past-Presidents


"Let us build together and see what we can make."

Lena Madesin Phillips, founder and first President of BPW International, 1930

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