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October Greetings from the President!

October Greetings from the President!

The rich fall color is just beautiful here in the Berkshires. I love walking, driving and simply watching the leaves fall all around us!  I hope you enjoyed our October dinner and meeting, with both speakers, Hillery Hinds-Maxymillian and Amy Diamond talking to us about critical issues of our day,…
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Photos! 2019 Scholarship Awards

Photos! 2019 Scholarship Awards

Back Row: Kate Lauzon , Lasheika Moody, Monica Bernal , Ashley Paradise , Ivelisse Rodriguez, Jessica Jones, Molly Merrihew Front Row: Genese Latini, Cecilia Clancy (BBPW President), Gwendolyn Van Zant (2019 Woman of Achievement),  Richelemarie Hang, Alicia Wallace Not Present:  Megan Anello and Samantha Cabral Click phots below to see…
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September 2019 Spotlight: Andrea Hurley

September 2019 Spotlight: Andrea Hurley

Member Spotlight: Andrea Hurley Web Designer, Strategist & Creative Director, Elytra Design BBPW Member since September, 2018 Andrea owns and operates Elytra Design, a web design, branding and strategy business. She founded Elytra Design in 2002, when dot com crash wiped out so many web firms across the country. Because…
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Press Release: Berkshire BPW October Meeting and Dinner

Press Release: Berkshire BPW October Meeting and Dinner

by Celia Clancy, President September 15, 2019 The Berkshire Business & Professional Women's Group will hold its monthly dinner at 5:30 pm on October 7th at the Proprietor’s Lodge in Pittsfield. This is open to both members and non-members. In addition to networking, there will be two speakers who are…
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September 2019 Spotlight: Linda Dulye

September 2019 Spotlight: Linda Dulye

September 2019 Member Spotlight: Linda Dulye Linda Dulye (above in pink), founder and president of Dulye & Co. thrives on helping companies and their employees go spectator free. Since 1998, Dulye & Co. has partnered with Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce, Tyco, CIGNA, Cardinal Health, United Technologies, Bobcat, the Army Corps of…
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BBPW September 2019 Letter from the President

BBPW September 2019 Letter from the President

Letter from Celia: September 2019 Early fall greetings! I hope you are enjoying the crisp, cool weather and new colors that surprise us and are so welcomed each September. I am honored to take on the role of your new President and have dug in! I am grateful to Claire…
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Importance of BBPW Scholarships

Importance of BBPW Scholarships

Did you know that women make up more than two-thirds of the world's 796 million illiterate people? Right now the U.S. is far behind its global competitors in postsecondary attainment, ranking 11th in global postsecondary attainment and educational attainment is vital in order to continue supporting women’s economic empowerment and…
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Thank you Claire and Sopheap!

Thank you Claire and Sopheap!

Berkshire BPW thanks Claire Richards and Sopheap Nhim for their years of service to BBPW. Claire Richards served as Board President for 3 years. Claire Richards, a native of New York City, moved to the Berkshires in 2009 not knowing anyone in the area.  Berkshire BPW offered a welcoming environment…
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100th Anniversary of Business and Professional Women USA; July 16, 1919

100th Anniversary of Business and Professional Women USA; July 16, 1919

The legacy of Business and Professional Women USA began in 1919. While mobilizing for World War I, the U.S. Government recognized the need for a cohesive group to coordinate identification of women's available skills and experience. A Women's War Council, financed through a federal grant, was established by the War Department to organize the…
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January 2019 Member Spotlight: Mary Jo Murphy, Snow Farm

January 2019 Member Spotlight: Mary Jo Murphy, Snow Farm

Mary Jo Murphy—Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program “My high school art teacher encouraged me to follow my creative nature and always be involved in the arts. I have followed his advice and most of my career has been in nonprofits and the arts. I believe that the arts…
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