The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) works to develop the professional, business and leadership potential of women at all levels, and advocates for equal participation of women and men in power and decision-making roles.



Members connect with other like-minded individuals through a broad range of ongoing learning programs, networking events, and mentoring opportunities.


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State Highlights

Since 1919, The Illinois Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW/Lagrange-Chicago) has been empowering working women to achieve their full potential through advocacy, education, and information. We are an all-volunteer, membership-based organization, comprised of professional women of all ages and professions with the goal of promoting equity for all women in the workplace.

Meeting topics are focused on networking opportunities and addressing issues impacting working women including legislative issues, the wage gap, international business enterprises, marketing yourself at work and effective meeting organization.


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Leadership Team 

President: Kathleen Ray 
Vice President: Barbara Yong
Secretary: Barbara Miller
Treasurer: Mary Lou Lowery


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