BPW International Awards

BPW International Awards

BPW International has award individuals, clubs and BPW NZ for their contribution to the Aims and objectives of BPW.  Indicated are just some of the awards received by NZ.

Congratulations to all of the NZ winners over the last 70 years.

BPW International Outstanding Achievement Award 2002

Awarded for the national project on Bullying in the Workplace undertaken by President Jean Park. The project focused on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, and involved a nation-wide survey, learning about workplace policies, raising awareness of sexual harassment, and appropriate ways to deal with episodes if and when they arose.

A comprehensive report was produced that has since been utilized by many members, clubs and external agencies in addressing this issue.

BPW International Outstanding Achievement Award 2002

Awarded to Pauline Gapper of BPW Hibiscus Coast for her work in supporting women in Nepal through the Nepal Women’s Literacy Project that has provided assistance and support to women in the areas of literacy and child care centres since 1990.

Outstanding BPW Medal 2005

Beyond 2000: Helping Women Help Themselves is a BPW International competition which gives global recognition to BPW clubs for their efforts to help women in ways which enable them to sustain themselves in the future, as well as encouraging young BPW involvement.
Awarded to BPW Auckland for their work assisting refugee and migrant women to re-settle in New Zealand.

BPW International Awards

BPW International has award individuals, clubs and BPW NZ for their contribution to the Aims and objectives of BPW.  Indicated are just some of the awards received by NZ.

Congratulations to all of the NZ winners over the last 70 years.

BPW International Outstanding Achievement Award 2002

Awarded for the national project on Bullying in the Workplace undertaken by President Jean Park. The project focused on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, and

involved a nation-wide survey, learning about workplace policies, raising awareness of sexual harassment, and appropriate ways to deal with episodes if and when they arose.

A comprehensive report was produced that has since been utilized by many members, clubs and external agencies in addressing this issue.

Excellent Advocacy for Women Trophy 2008

First Prize awarded by BPW International to BPW NZ for our work over 1997– 2007 in lobbying for legislation, promoting endeavours that improve the status of women, eliminating discrimination against women (especially working women) and lobbying to improve conditions to enable women to achieve their full potential (such as in women’s health, women’s employment opportunities and combating violence against women).

All advocacy work was done in the name of BPW during 1997-2007.

Excellent Action for Women Trophy 2008

Second Prize awarded by BPW International to BPW

Auckland for their work with refugee and migrant women. BPW Auckland was one of the top three outstanding BPW projects in the world conducted by a BPW club to help women to help themselves by developing their professional, leadership potential and by providing opportunities within BPW to help them achieve their full potential.

BPW Auckland won this Award for their work with refugee and migrant women assisting them with English language and integration into the NZ community.

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