You Are Invited!
BPW is not like any other organization.
This organization was founded in 1919 and is unique in that it has a long history of advocating for women and is still passionately and effectively engaged in assuring equal rights, equal pay and equal opportunities in the workforce. Every working woman has benefited from the efforts of this organization in Education Foundation, Scholarships, Public Policy, Equal Pay and Lobbying for Women's Rights.
We invite you to attend one of our meetings, learn more and join us!
|Christine P. Johnson|
Christine P. Johnson is a fifth generation Floridian who shares the Foundation’s vision of creating an emerald necklace of pocket parks and protected lands along the Gulf Coast. After earning a BS in Business Administration from the College of Charleston and an MBA from the University of Florida, Christine worked in management and consulted with Fortune 500 companies in fields ranging from manufacturing to media. Her Florida roots run deep though and this Manatee County native couldn’t stay away for long.
Christine has worked in the nonprofit sector in this region for the past eight years. She successfully completed the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida’s capital campaign to build a regional headquarters and then served as Director of Development for Ringling College of Art and Design overseeing their largest fundraising campaign. In October of 2011, she was named President of Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast where she works to save land and ensure public access to natural places.
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is a nonprofit land trust. The Foundation works with landowners, businesses, and government to protect and conserve the beauty and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and watersheds that make the Gulf Coast special. The Foundation purchases natural areas; holds land preservation agreements; and educates for responsible stewardship from Manatee to Lee County. The Foundation also serves as the land acquisition agent for Sarasota County’s acclaimed environmentally sensitive lands program and neighborhood parks program.