Lesley Eley

Lesley Eley

BPW Whangarei

Membership:      2001 to present

Club Secretary:  2003

President:           2008 to present

Professional & Personal Insight

Pharmacy partnership in 2001

Lesley Eley – Her story:

  • BPW membership provides:

The opportunity to meet positive women and make new friendships

Develop Self Empowerment

Learn a lot about BPW – its background and its beliefs from a

wonderful range of women as mentors

Became Whangarei president in 2008.

  • Attended Auckland and Hamilton BPW NZ Conferences.
  • International representation:

Attend the International Congress Mexico, October 2008 the results:

¨ gained a fantastic insight into BPW International

¨ met a number of wonderful women from all over the world and all walks of life.

Whangarei Club Projects:

  • Established their first Annual Fashion Extravaganza in 2008 which has now gone on to become an Annual Event.
  • Current project supporting Women’s Refuge and protecting Women against Family Violence.
  • A ‘Pamper Evening’, 2008 was so successful another is planned again for June 2009 to continue to raise

awareness of our project .

  • The Club profile is continually promoted through regular reporting of our Club Meetings and events through the

local media.

  • The events provide BPW Whangarei the means to promote their main project in their community:  the support of  Women’s Refuge and protecting Women against Family Violence.