Ray, Kathleen M. - USA

Kathleen M. Ray

BPW Club La Grange Chicago.




  • Organization of American States OAS


English, French, German, Spanish

Professional Career

Kathleen has worked in International business, specialty International logistics and export compliance.  

She has managed distribution to over 70 countries in all regions of the world, also coordinating company booth and presence at 1-2 International trade shows each year, writing and publishing International company newsletter.  


After receiving her Degree from University of Illinois in French/German/English literature, post graduate studies included a Diploma from University of Lille/France in Business Administration.                          


BPW Activities                                                                                                                                     

Kathleen has been president of BPW/BWC La Grange-Chicago since 2014; in the past, also served as vice president, treasurer, secretary, international liaison, legislation chair.  She has been International Liaison since 2006 in Illinois Federation of BWC/BPW.  Since 2010, North American & Caribbean International OAS Contact & Official Observer of annual General Assemblies @ Lima/Peru (2010), @ Cochabamba/Bolivia (2012), @ Asunción/ Paraguay (2014); in addition, part of U.S. delegation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women-54th Session in March 2010.   While employed in France, Kathleen was a member of BPW/Lille.  For several years, while working company trade show in Germany, she attended BPW/Frankfurt dinner meetings.