Easley BPWO looking for Young Careerist candidates

January 29, 2014

EASLEY — The Easley Business and Professional Women’s Organization is accepting nominations for the 2014 Pickens County BPW Young Careerist Award.

The local EBPW Young Careerist competition will be held at 12:30 p.m. March 19 at Fatz Café in Easley. The winner of the local competition will then move on to compete for the title of South Carolina Business Professional Women’s Young Careerist.

The South Carolina Conference will be held April 26 in Greenwood. All expenses to the SCBPW conference will be paid by the local EBPW organization.

To qualify, representatives must meet the following criteria:

Be between the ages of 21 and 35, inclusive, by July 31 following the first competition in which she/he participates.

Be or have been employed in business or professions, with a minimum of one year of full-time work experience.

Participants must submit application and prepare a four minute speech for the EBPW local competition by March 7.

The business and Professional Women’s Mission Statement is to achieve equality for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information; to promote interest of business and professional women; to bring about a spirit of cooperation among business and professional women; and to expand opportunities to business and professional women through education along the lines of industrial, scientific and vocational activities.

Nominations are open to qualifying individuals seeking this respected award. For submissions or questions, contact Fallon Brucke by email at or by phone at 864-884-2332 by March 7.