Presentation on theme: "VALLEY SUNSET DISTRICT BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN C E L E B R A T E NATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN’S WEEK 2012."— Presentation transcript:
VALLEY SUNSET DISTRICT BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN C E L E B R A T E NATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN’S WEEK 2012
WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS
BPW/USA 1922: Executive Committee Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.
Lena Madesin Phillips was a lawyer and clubwoman who founded the National Business and Professional Women's Clubs in 1919 and by 1930 the International Federation of Business and Professional Women. Wikipedia Wikipedia Lena Madesin Phillips
Legislative Day Education Day Club Rally Day Community Day Goodwill Day
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. Presidential termPresidential term: March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933
72 Million Working Women 30% Women-owned U.S. Businesses
POWERFUL BUSINESS WOMEN
A Hard Barrier to Shatter
The number of women in senior executive positions still lags considerably behind the number of men. A 2008 survey showed that 95% of American workers believe that women have made "important advances in the workplace over the last 10 years" but 86% believe that the glass ceiling has not been broken, even if it has been cracked.2008 survey
All Working Women
We Salute You!
To promote equity for all women and to help create better conditions for working women through the study and advocacy of social, educational and economic issues impacting women in the workplace.
NATIONAL BUSINESS WOMEN’S WEEK OCTOBER 15-19,2012