Business and Professional Women (BPW)/St. Petersburg-Pinellas honors National Business Women’s Week™ with a Forum celebrating career transitions.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (September 20, 2019) – BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas (BPW) honors National Business Women’s Week™ with its annual working women’s forum: “Be Your Own Hero: Diversifying Your Income to Fulfill Your Dreams” – Hear from two female entrepreneurs who shifted from successful, high-level corporate careers to become owners of unique businesses:
• Amy Martinez-Monfort, Tampa Laundry Company
• Natalie Conner, Love My Dog Resorts: North Pinellas & Downtown
They’ll share what motivated them to shift gears and how they managed the transitions.
Whether you’re thinking of adding something new to your 9-to-5, making a big change, or thinking of finding an encore career, you’ll be inspired by these women and their stories. The BPW 2019 Working Women’s Forum: Be Your Own Hero: Diversifying Your Income to Fulfill Your Dreams will be held on Tuesday October 22, 2019, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Feather Sound Country Club (2201 Feather Sound Dr, Clearwater, FL 33762). Complimentary appetizers and 1 drink ticket are included ($30 BPW members and $35 non-members in advance; $40 on the day of or at the door). Register at www.BPWForum.com. Major sponsors include Perfect Copy & Print and Janssen & Igar, CPAs, PA.
“National Business Women’s Week provides BPW with a platform to showcase the achievements of women as they transition from one career phase to the next,” said Jane Byers, 2019-2020 President of BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas. “Today’s careers require many such transitions.”
About Business and Professional Women (BPW)/St. Petersburg-Pinellas
BPW/St. Petersburg-Pinellas is the local chapter of BPW/FL. Founded in 1919 at the national and state levels, and in 1966 at the local level, BPW crosses generations, occupations and political parties. BPW’s mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information. Program luncheons are held on the first Thursday of each month at 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House in Downtown St. Petersburg. Guests are welcome to attend. For more information: www.bpwstpetepinellas.org
Signature activities for 2019 include the Unhappy Hour observing Equal Pay Day in April, the Equality Day Tea in August, and the Working Women’s Forum on October 22.