"Enterprising Women, Working with Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Left-Right: Nancy Burt, Anita Auguste, Judy Mechura, Deborah Frett, CEO, BPW Foundation; & Mary Hall.
Four BPW/AZ members were a part of the 80 some attendees attending "Enterprising Women, Working with
Rheumatoid Arthritis", a luncheon and panel discussion on policies and issues affecting women's health in
the workplace held at the Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix on September 24, 2013. They were: Nancy Burt, Veteran & Metropolitan
Treasurer; Anita Auguste, South West Valley President and State Membership-Expansion Chair; Judy Mechura,
North East Valley President and State Treasurer; and Mary E Hall, Phoenix BPW member and
State Network Luncheon Chair. Deborah L Frett, Chief Executive Officer of BPW Foundation,
an advocate for Women veterans, green job development, and redefining the workplace to meet
the needs of the 21st Century, was the featured speaker at the Phoenix BPW meeting in the evening.
BPW Membership brochures and Save the Date cards for the Arizona Women's Conference on
March 1, 2014 were included in everyone's folders. All four members were also recognized from the podium
at the start of the event.