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
- 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.