NFBPWC advocates to maintain and achieve long-lasting changes for working women, using our program-based campaigns and working in partnership with like-minded organizations to influence policy and practice.

Our Priorities

As part of our advocacy agenda for change, we have prioritized three key areas that we feel are of the greatest need and have the biggest impact on the women we serve.


  • Access to pay equity and retirement equity
  • Access to education, training and promotional opportunities
  • Access to equal opportunities in the workplace and corporate boards
  • Access to women business enterprise procurement process
  • Access to quality, affordable dependent care (child, elderly or disabled)
  • Access to funding and capital for entrepreneurial activity
  • Access to affordable and attainable housing


  • Access to affordable care
  • Reproductive choice
  • Paid sick leave
  • Family and medical leave
  • Equal research funding for women’s and girl’s health issues
  • Health education funding for women’s and girl’s health issues
  • Prevention of pregnancy and infant care discrimination in the workplace (reasonable accommodations for breast feeding/breast pumping and pregnancy related conditions)
  • Ensure workplace safety
  • Expansion of mental health coverage and services



THE RIGHT TO VOTE: a Powerful Message

Use these resources to help you get started:

Make sure you are registered to vote, that you develop a plan to vote, and then show up at the polls.


NFBPWC is a national organization with membership across the United States acting locally, nationally and globally. NFBPWC is not affiliated with BPW/USA Foundation.

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