Why become a Member?

10 great reasons to be a Business Women of Missouri Member

1

BECOME EMPOWERED

Make a difference in the lives of women as we work together for equitable work environments. Belong to a recognized state organization whose legacy opens many doors.

2

NETWORK

Exchange ideas, explore business opportunities and share common goals with professional women at the community and state level.

3

AWARENESS OF LEGISLATIVE ISSUES

Stay informed of public policy and participate in the legislative process. Learn how to be a successful advocate and lobby your representatives.

4

CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Participate in Individual Growth, Women Taking Charge and other programs specifically designed to provide personal and professional development, growth and opportunities. Through seminars and workshops, members are provided with a vast array of opportunities to gain the skills to succeed and be successful.

5

BECOME A LEADER

Develop and hone leadership skills at the local and state levels with mentors to help you along the way. Become a recognized leader by getting involved in programs that benefit your community.

6

BE VISIBLE

Gain visibility and prominence in your community through involvement in local, regional and state events. Meetings, newsletters and websites provide opportunities to showcase and promote you and your business.

7

SCHOLARSHIPS

Be a part of a long history of women helping women shape the future of women’s issues. Supporting BWM Foundation allows you to help other women upgrade their skills or return to the workplace while improving workplace equity and work-life effectiveness.

8

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Get involved in local and state service projects such as Domestic Violence Shelters and Women in History.

9

PERSONAL CONNECTIONS

Membership brings many rewards but the most lasting and meaningful are the lifelong connections.BWM know how to have fun and improve the lives of all women.

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RESOURCES

Members are informed of developing issues and organization activities through the electronic quarterly magazine (Missouri Business Woman), emails, and links to other sites of interest, as well as the Business Women of Missouri website.

(www.businesswomenmo.org)