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Be A Star!

Successful, Tenacious, Audacious, Resilient & Smart


Take a look around and get to know us.

We are an organization of women who advocate for women personally, professionally and politically.

Join us in creating STARS!

Stars inspire us to dream big and pursue our passion. My hope this year is that everyone realizes the STARS shine quite brightly here in Ohio. Each one of us is Successful, Tenacious, Audacious, Resilient, and Smart in blazing new trails and enjoying all that BPW has to offer. Personal development is a special passion of mine. We will be offering Individual Development classes and webinars to hone your professional skills. Our Conversations and Cocktails series will allow us to showcase BPW members doing interesting things and gives us a chance to discuss leadership opportunities within BPW. I will be looking for volunteers to share your journey with BPW members across the state – please feel free to reach out to me if you would like to participate. We will also be tackling another S – Sustainability. Recruiting members is absolutely crucial this year. Our Membership Chair, Maria Moore, will be connecting with the locals on a regular basis to see how we can increase membership. I would love to see all locals have at least 10 members. I will also be asking all locals and regions to review the current status of bylaws to ensure we are all on the same page. One of the great assets of BPW is our network. I want to encourage everyone to connect with each other in person or virtually. Our Conference in the Cleveland area is a great chance for us to gather and grow together.

Stephanie Bridwell, 2023-2024 President


Let’s fight against BIG OHIO Government overreach!

August 8, 2023 will be a costly Special Election (over 20 million!) intended to make it impossible for ANY future citizen-led initiative to get on the ballot for a vote by the people of Ohio

Check your voter registration to make sure you have not been purged. Click

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You must register or update your voter registration no later than 30 days prior to an election. Upcoming voter registration deadlines:

July 10, 2023 for the August 8, 2023 Special Election

October 10, 2023 for the November 7, 2023 General Election

Voting begins for . . .

Military & Overseas Absentee Voting: Begins June 23

Early In-Person Voting: Begins July 11 and includes the Saturday and Sunday before Election Day.

Absentee Voting By Mail: Begins July 11


Election Day: August 8 (Polls Open 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.)

Vote NO on August 8th!

A JOINT RESOLUTION - 135th General Assembly - Amended Substitute Senate Joint Resolution Number 2


Upcoming Events

  • Conversation & Cocktails
    Tue, Jul 25
    Virtual Event
    Jul 25, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Virtual Event
    Enjoy interesting conversations with women from across the state and your favorite cocktail. Encourage your local membership to join this Audasious networking event.
  • BPW/Ohio State Board of Directors Mtg.
    Aug 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Virtual Event
    Save the date and mark your calendars. You must register for this event to receive the meeting link.
  • Conversations & Cocktails
    Tue, Sep 26
    Virtual Event
    Sep 26, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Enjoy interesting conversations with women from across the state and your favorite cocktail. Encourage your local membership to join this Audasious networking event.
  • BPW Ecumenical
    Sun, Oct 15
    Location is TBD
    Oct 15, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Location is TBD
    Save the date! BPW/PA is hosting this year.

2022-2023 Year In Pictures

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