Leaders Summit 2018



REGISTER for the Leaders’ Summit 2018
March 9-10 in New York

If you want:

  • to know the triennium goals and strategies of the International President and the Executive Board Members
  • to work on the sustainable development of our organization BPW
  • to get information about UN, CSW, BusinessNet, new digital tools etc.
  • to listen to important guest speakers from different organizations
  • to meet, exchange and work with BPW members around the globe

come and join the Leaders’ Summit!

Time and Venues:

  • March 9, 2018, 9am-6pm: Harmonie Club, 4 E 60th Street, New York, NY 10022
  • March 10, 2018, 9am-6pm: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway and 49th, New York City, NY, 10019

Cost: US$ 300 which covers lunch and two coffee breaks.
         BPW International takes in charge the renting of the places.
         This event is limited to 80 persons.

For inquiry regarding Online Payment or Registration, please send your inquiry to

REGISTER for Side and Parallel Events during CSW 62

Due to security reasons, we have to give to the UN or the German mission the indications who will attend the Parallel and Side events. We have not yet the date and time indications of the event regarding Equal Pay, we know that it will be held in the first week of CSW 62. Please check back later in February to get time and date information of the Equal Pay event.

When you register for Leader’s Summit online, please also select the BPW Side and Parallel Events you plan to attend. For the events at the UN you will get a special pass before you will enter the UN premises.

Date and Time




March 13, 2018

8:30-9:15 am

Canada’s Indigenous and Immigrant Rural Women and Girls

Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women

4W, 43rd Street, Green Room

March 13, 2018

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Participantion and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women (click for brochure) FIDAPA - BPW Italy, Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN, 885 2nd Avenue, New York

March 13, 2018

1:15-2:30 pm

Actions to Empower Rural Women and Girls BPW-JAPAN, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations and NGO Ex-press Bar, 3rd Floor, GA Bldg. UN.

March 13, 2018

2:30-4:00 pm

Economic Empowerment of Women through Government and Corporate  Procurement, STEM Education with focus on Rural women  through Agriculture and Agribusiness


Church Center, 10th floor

March 14, 2018

12:30-1:45 pm

Equal Pay : Closing the gender pay gap

IFBPW and German Mission‚Äč

German Mission, 871 United Nation Plaza, New York

March 14, 2018

2:30 pm

Economic Empowerment of Rural Women Entrepreneurs through Online

Sponsors: TCF Global, BEC Global, BPW WA

4 W 43rd Street

Social Hall


March 15, 2018

8:15-9:30 am

Economic empowerment of Women with focus on Rural Women

IFBPW, BPW Egypt, National Council of Women Egypt, Hosted by Egypt Mission

UN Headquarter

Conference Room 7

March 15, 2018

11:30-12:45 pm

Access to Water as the Key Driver for Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

IFBPW, Soroptimist International, Women for Water, hosted by the Mission of Brazil and supported by DIFD, UK

UN  Headquarter Conference Room 12

March 15, 2018

11:30-12:45 pm

Economic Empowerment of Rural Women Mission of Brazil, WfWP, BPW Brazil, SOI, Community of Portugese speaking countries

UN  Headquarter Conference Room 11

March 15, 2018

12:30-1:45 pm

Economic Empowerment of Women and rural women with focus on Agriculture and Agribusiness, Media and Communication

IFBPW, BPW Sudan, Hawa Society for Woman

The Armenian Convention Center, Yereven Hall


CLAIRE FULCHER DINNER of March 11, 2018 6pm

To honor our UN Representatives, to celebrate the Candle Lighting Ceremony and to spent some time with BPW friends around the globe, come and join us at the Claire Fulcher Dinner. Due to a high demand we had to change the venue. This implies that the wine will not be included. Water, coffee or tea are part of the menu. We will sell vouchers for red or white wine bottles (40 US$) and red or white wine by the glass (12.-US$).

Time and Venue:

Cost:  US$ 90 for a nice dinner.

Should you have special diet requirements please let us know: communication.admin@bpw-international.org



If you are looking for a hotel, you can book hotel with special rate for BPW at Affinia Shelburne, 303 Lexington Ave. (37th Street) New York.

This hotel is where the Executive will be staying.

Click on the link below to enjoy the saving from the preferential rate until February 16, 2018:

Hotel booking at Affinia Shelburne: