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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.



Our members consist of diverse and powerful voices that empower and ally with women all over the globe. They are provided useful advocacy tools, and are able to connect with other like-minded individuals through a broad range of ongoing learning programs, networking events, and mentoring opportunities. - more -




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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. They 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.

Helpful Links:

  • Lagrange-Chicago Bylaws (coming soon)



There is currently 1 local affiliate in the state of Illinois.
  • BPW/Lagrange-Chicago


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Additional Information

BPW Member Spotlight!

Illinois member spotlight coming soon.



Leadership Team 

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


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