Posts tagged with "Taskforces"



Task Force Art for Peace News · March 21, 2021
ART FOR PEACE AND INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING TASK FORCE'S REPORT by Elisa Campos Main objective To establish a Culture of Peace System in such a diverse BPW world, so to increase and refine good human relations among BPW members. Peace is an action which is built from inside out, or discovering it from the outside and connecting it within. How to define Peace is It is first of all a spiritual action. It generates joy and creativity. Peace comes through qualities and talents, so that it can be...

Task Force Archives News · March 21, 2021
ARCHIVES TASK FORCE’S REPORT by Dr. Catherine Bosshart, VP UN of BPW International The archives of BPW International until 2008 have been deposited in Atria, the Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History in Amsterdam. They were completed with documents and photographs from the former International Finance Officer, Willy van Irsel, and some documents from the first BPW Club in Hong Kong when it still was under British rule which my son fetched from Hong Kong, brought them to...

Child Marriage Prevention Task Force’s Report by Giuseppina Seidita, Chair Child marriage is a serious violation of human rights. The battle against child marriage is in relation to SDG 5,Target 5.3 as well as SDG4. Statistics have shown that a girl under the age of 18 gets married every three seconds – that is, 10 million underage girls are married each year – most often without their consent and most likely to an older man. Most of these marriages take place in Africa, predominantly in...

BPW Power to Make a Difference Task Force by Dr. Chonchanok Viravan, Chair of Adjudicators The objective of BPW Power to Make a Difference Competition is to document and give recognition to the value of leadership, influence and work of BPW Affiliates. The BPW Power to Make a Difference competition expands the scope of BPW work eligible for the competition from the original Beyond 2000: Helping Women Help Themselves competition which I initiated in 1997. Past awards were given at 7 different...

Women In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Innovation Task Force’s Report by Tess Matteo In an ever-changing, complex world, solving problems, making sense of information and knowing how to gather and evaluate evidence to make decisions are all skills developed in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) disciplines, and are in great demand, especially to achieve the SDGs. Over the past decade STEM jobs grew 3x greater than non-STEM jobs. Also, workers in STEM...

Task Force Mentoring News · March 21, 2021
Mentoring Task Force's Report by Dr. Carla Laura Petruzzelli, BPW Italy We know that BPW Europe has a fund with a balance of 700 Euros for Mentoring but this money is not available for our International Task Force. To overcome the Covid problem, Katia Reda and I have done many conference calls and meetings in particular with Géraldine Crevat (Leader of BPW International Mobility Member Project and Leader of BPW INTERCONTINENTAL Online Meetings Member Project) and by Messenger. We are proud to...

Leadership & Lifelong Learning Task Force's Report by Dr. Antoinette Rüegg, Chair During this agitated term, very different tasks had to be solved. 1. Development of the PILOT Tool 2014-2021 The goal of this PILOT was to establish and test digital tools which use the unique potential and expertise of the members of our worldwide network and show the performances of BPW on all levels in a sustainable manner. Result: The following 3 tools proved successful. The Member Projects, the...

Women on Board Task Force's Report by Agnès Bricard Through Agnes BRICARD, President BPW France, these are the main achievements of this TASK FORCE: 1/ BPW France and the issue of women on board in major documentary on French TV A popular prime time French TV show, CASH INVESTIGATION   highlighted the pioneering role of BPW regarding the lack of women on Boards and as CEO’s in large companies. 2/ BPW Paris launched a series of 20 cartoons entitled women on board: The artist Lulu d’Ardis,...

International Legal Advice Task Foce's Report by Eufemia Ippolito, Chair Edited Version of Triennial Report 2017–2020 FIDAPA-BPW ITALY - TRIENNIAL REPORT 2017–2020 BPW International Legal Advise Task Force Chair Lawyer Eufemia Ippolito ippolitoe@aliceposta.it I have been working on this project since 2017. I immediately asked the Regional Coordinators the name of a lawyer member for each region. I only received the appointment as International Legal Advice Task Force Member of Ms Angelina...

BPW International Health & Wellbeing Task Force's Report by Luisa Monini, Chair “Think globally and act locally” from humanist René Dubos fits well with the philosophy of BPW International which operates in 5 Continents, with affiliates that, while thinking globally, act locally depending upon the needs of their people. For this purpose, I developed the 3-year Health & Wellbeing Action Plan, on which the Taskforce members began work, also in light of the 17 UN SDGs to be achieved...

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