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Check out this recently released Women's Economic Empowerment Community Engagement Guide. 

It is full of tips, resources and lesson's learned from a WEE Community Building pilot event. 

For additional resources and more support go to the Canadian Coalition to Empower Women - website. 

A CCEW advocate would be happy to support your WEE planning committee and offer additional Pilot Event Program and Powerpoint resources. 







Thank you to our Sponsors & Event Participants.

(See Major Sponsors below)

Questions and Answers - Updated Panel Event Responses & Follow-up

Summary of Community Building Discussions  - Partnerships continue to evolve - thank you.

"Women's Economic Empowerment Community Engagement Event Guide" - Now Available.


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Photos from the event on our Facebook page.  See More photos

The interview on why Women's Economic Empowerment means business for our community

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Connect - Share - Learn 

      Women's Economic Empowerment Community Building Event
           Discover how " Women Mean Business"
and how together we can         

"Build a climate of Sustainable Community Success"

  Tuesday October 25, 2016

REGISTER NOW! for this Free Event

Is your business, corporation, community service agency,  or  business/labour organization an industry leader? Are you committed to being a progressive equal opportunity organization that promotes and recognizes the contributions of all? or are you just interested in learning more and connecting with others in your community come out for an informative evening of community building.

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Program of Events   (click to down load poster)

                                                        Our Distinguished Panel                                                                           

Melissa Sampath-Persaud, Branch Manager, Bank of Montreal, Bowmanville 

Makenzie Box, Senior Product Manager, Global Asset Management, Bank of Montreal 


Franny Jewett, General Manager, Impact Genetics a Division of Dyanacare


Terry Lynsdale, Women’s Elevating Devise Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship Durham College

Karen Virk, Co-founder of UT Elevator  


Marissa McTasney, Founder and CEO of Moxie Trades Ltd.  


Check out the Seven Women's Empowerment Principles to discover how you may already be a leader through activities aligned with one or more of the seven principles.   We are looking to recognize progressive leaders in our community.  

 - Why Now

-  Benefits to becoming a signatory  and promoting economic empowerment 

Canadian Coalition to Empower Women Statement of Support: For all Stakeholders and                                                                                                   Canadian CEO Signatories to the UN WEPs

   - UN Global Compact &UN Women Women's Empowerment Principles CEO Statement of Support

Check out more resources and information @

- Self-Assessment    Excel      PDF

Interested in learning more about how working together we can all contribute to being recognized as a community of choice to live, work and thrive?  

This event will create a atmosphere in which to connect, share and learn how we can build on our strengths, attract the best talent to our region and fully leverage our rich diversity of talent.

To learn more about this event contact:

Sheila Crook:      705 743-2323           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Carrie Andrews:  905 375-4625           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judy Hagerman: 905 623-5949             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sponsorship and Gift in Kind support is welcome! Join our growing list of sponsors...

Special Thanks to our major sponsors for making this a free registration event.


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BPW Bowmanville    Municipality of Clarington     Ontario Power Generation    W.O.R.K.  

Promoted by the Clarington Board of Trade and Office of Economic Development

Facility Sponsor:  Newcastle Community Hall




BPW Bowmanville Hosts Greater Toronto Region District Meeting

Tuesday October 25th, 2016

GTA District AGM to follow a Special Women's Empowerment Community Building Event

Final Program

Details to be Issued to District Club Presdents 



BPW North Toronto Hosts 2014 Greater Toronto Area - District Meeting:


Promotion by Clarington Board of Trade & Economic Developement 

"The Power of Committees"  See Event Details



BPW Bowmanville Hosts 2013 District Meeting:
Celebrating Women's History Month.

Greater Toronto District Meeting (Tuesday October 22, 2013) - Download PDF Flyer

                                   Barb Hicks

    Meeting Chair:Barb Hicks             

         Judy Hagerman                         BPW Bowmanville President                               Judy Hagerman                     



Julia Fielding: Executive Director
Clairington Museums and Archives
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silent auction


Flowers Doll

 district flyer

Program/Agenda: Presented at Event    

Registration: Contact Nancy Barnes    905 623-6860 or  Cell 905 432-0114 or by email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

BPW Bowmanville International Women's Day Celebration
Details to follow-Nancy Barnes

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BPW Canada National Convention - Saskatooon July 26-27, 2014
United Nations 58th CSW - Commission on the Status of Women  New York Feb-March 2014
International Congress in South Korea May 23-27, 2014

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