North America and The Caribbean


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May 2018

Updates on North America and the Caribbean Regional Conference

A record number of people have already registered for the conference. The first set of rooms have been booked and the second allocation is going very fast. The new link for the hotel bookings at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, is This is valid until 10 June 2018 only.

Vendor Table for BPW members is US$150. Advertisement for conference magazine is also available. The fee is US$50 for Business card size, US$100 for ¼ page, US$150 for ½ page and US$200 for full page. Contact Dr. Christine A. Walwyn at



BPW Barbados 50th Anniversary

Marked its 50th milestone in 2017.
The BPW Crisis Centre, the BPW Shelter and various outreach in the community continue.

Regional Coordinator


Thanks for the opportunity to serve as a Regional Coordinator for the triennium 2017 - 2020. I vow to continue the journey started over 88 years ago by Dr. Lena Madesin Phillips.

Thanks to the Regional Committee, for taking this journey with me. What an absolute privilege to have such an experienced team!

Jill Worobec (Canada)
Francesca Burack (USA)
Dr. Christine Walwyn (Caribbean)
Angelina Gracy Sookoo (Caribbean)
Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla (National President Canada)
Elizabeth Benham (National President USA)

We have adopted the Triennium theme: “Empowering Women to realize the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs”

Dawne E. Williams
North America and the Caribbean Regional Coordinator 2017-2020

Regional Committee

Dr. Christine A. Walwyn, Secretary / Finance Officer
Ms. Francesca Burack, Regional Events Coordinator
Ms. Jill Worobec, Regional Advisor
Ms. Elizabeth Benham, USA Federation President
Ms. Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla, Canadian National President
Ms Angelina Sookoo-Bobb, Young BPW Representative