2019 Woman of Achievement Celebration!

Congratulations to Gwendolyn VanSant!

Berkshire Business and Professional Women honors Gwendolyn VanSant as recipient of the 2019 Woman of Achievement Award! Celebrated at the Pittsfield Country Club (above photos by www.triciamccormack.com)

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Welcome to Berkshire BPW!

We are professional women in the Berkshires. We help all women of all ages and careers develop and advance themselves personally and professionally.

What We Do

Facilitate Personal and Professional Networking
Through our monthly gatherings, we connect, we share, we laugh, and we learn. All of which builds our personal and professional connections.
Provide Informative Programs at Monthly Dinner Meetings
Each month we work to provide interesting and fun programing. Our programs are fun, educational, interesting, and inspiring.
Recognize Outstanding Women
We love our community and we love supporting women. Since 1965, we have been honoring a local woman and all she does for our community in the Berkshires at our Woman of Achievement Awards Dinner.
Provide Local Scholarships
Our Woman of Achievement Awards dinner is our largest fund raising event supporting our Berkshire BPW Scholarship Program, which provides career advancement scholarships to working women residing in Berkshire County.
Instill Lasting Friendships
And we mean this!

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What's New at Berkshire BPW?

Congratulations to our  2018 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Recipients
October 18, 2018
This year, Berkshire BPW was able to award $12,000 to twelve individuals from all areas of Berkshire County and many programs & aspects of continuing education. Congratulations to all...
Oct 2018: A message from Programming Vice President
Oct 2018: A message from Programming Vice President
October 10, 2018
The first women's rights convention in the U.S. took place in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. Convened by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and others active in the anti-slavery movemen...
Sept 2018: Spotlight
Sept 2018: Spotlight
September 18, 2018
By 2020, 65% of the American workforce will need some form of postsecondary education or certificate program, meaning that the prospects for women with a bachelor’s degree will continue to g

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