BPW Awards



All BPW Awards are given at BPW International Congress every triennium.

Lena Madesin Phillips Awards

Awards to an individual BPW member who is a member for over 17 years and makes a significant contribution to the development of BPW at international level and/or improve the status of women as inspired by Dr. Lena Madesin Phillips, founder of BPW International. Read more …>>

Badges of Honour

Awards to BPW member(s) who exhibits leadership skill in her or his business or profession; regards as role model in his or her community or country in improving status of women.  Read more …>>  

Gertrude Mongella Awards

Awards to an individual or organization who shows a strong commitment to the philosophies of BPW and who have participated in activities to improve the Status of grassroot Women. Read more …>>

BPW Power to Make a Difference Awards

BPW Power to Make a Difference Awards recognizes and honor contribution of BPW members and BPW affiliates through their Leadership, Advocacy and Action.
  • For Leadership, 3 awards are given to individual BPW members: Excellent Business Leaders, Excellent Professional Leaders and Excellent Young Leader.
  • For Advocacy, Excellent Advocacy for Women awards are given to Top 3 BPW affiliates that successfully advocate for gender equality.
  • For Action, awards are given to Top 5 BPW affiliates whose projects help women to sustain themselves. Giving out money is not allowed, but other things like offer skill training, give advise, time, opportunities, etc. Improving women’s health and the environment also count as action that contribute toward women’s sustainability. 
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CEO Gender Equality Leaders Awards

Awards to male and/or female CEO(s) who are committed to transform business and professional environment towards an inclusive gender equality leadership culture, thereby creating better workplaces, marketplaces and communities for all. Read more …>>

Exceptional Dedication for BPW Awards

This award is given to BPW member(s) who conduct exceptional volunteer work at International level to support sustainable development of BPW International. This award is given every triennium during BPW International Congress and/or General Assembly Read more...>>

Jennifer Cox Memorial Awards

Award to the region, which, in the opinion of the judging panel, best demonstrates the activities of the region through their extent, diversity and capacity for helping improve the status of women. Read more …>>

President’s Awards

BPW International President gives this award to individuals who greatly assist and support her during her presidency. Read more …>>