The International Federation of Business and Professional Women is an influential international network of business and professional women from about 100 countries in 5 continents with Consultative Status at ECOSOC/United Nations. Founded in 1930, BPW International develops the professional, leadership and business potential of women on all levels through our mentoring, networking, skill building and economic empowerment programs and projects around the world.
2008 Business and Professional Women (BPW) Germany organised the First Equal Pay Day in Germany. In 2009, BPW International launched the worldwide EPD campaign in New York. Its aim is to disseminate information on the Gender Pay Gap and to encourage women to take the initiative and address the issue of unequal pay in a proactive way.