Professional Growth
Personal Development
Volunteering in Our Community 
Scholarships for Students

Sharon Wilson, 2016-2017 President


Join Business Women of Central MN Today!  Business Women of Central Minnesota (BWCM) fosters the success of workingwomen by providing career advancement resources, worklife strategies, and personal and professional networking connections.  Most of our current members are working in business, and include fields of legal, marketing, finance, social services, education, real estate, and entrepreneurship.

We create social opportunities that help develop friendships and networks, which are created at our monthly meetings, Coffee Club gatherings, and other events that take place throughout the year. 


Are you looking for a way to enhance your leadership skills?  Opportunities in leadership positions help our members increase their professional skills. Monthly speakers focus on personal, professional development, and educational topics. 


If you would like to learn more about our organization, feel free to join us at our next meeting!


Want to Become a Member or Learn More about BWCM?

Contact Us today!


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Time:  5:30-7:00 pm   (evening meeting)


116 Evergreen Dr

Sartell - Corner of Hwy 15 and CR 1

Program and Speaker:

The Art of Healing Touch

Julie K Peters


PLEASE RSVP:  by Noon, September 12

BWCM NEWS    Latest Activities

Fall Lunch 'n Learn is Scheduled.   Mark Your Calendars and Plan to Join Us!

Wendy Bjorklund is an associate professor at St. Cloud State University where she teaches Organizational Communication, Contemporary Leadership, Communication in the Workplace, Interpersonal Communication and Conflict, Theories of Third Party Intervention, and Introduction to Communication Studies. She received both her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Communication Studies, with a minor in Conflict Management and has been trained in Mediation, Circle Processes and Conflict Coaching.  Prior to becoming a professor, Wendy spent 20 years working in the field of advertising.



Local Author to Talk About Her Children's Book


Join us on Tuesday, November 15, when Local Author, Linda McDunn, will talk about her book, The Color of Me, and what inspired her to write and publish this children's book


(NOTE:  Our November meeting has been rescheduled for the third Tuesday of the month so attendees have the opportunity to vote on November 8, Election Day.)


BWCM Accepting Applications Now for $750 Scholarship. Applications Must be Postmarked by October 31!



Business Women of Central Minnesota has a $750 scholarship to be awarded for the 2016-2017 winter semester. We would like to award this scholarship to a female student who is at least 17 years of age living in the Central Minnesota area and pursuing a career in a business or professional field.




The applicants must have at least a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent score per the educational institution’s grading system.


All Applications must be postmarked by October 31, 2016.   Selected recipient will be notified by November 18, 2016.


Questions about the application process can be directed to Anita Chisholm, Times Media.  


Full details about the applicant qualifications, contact information, and application form

BWCM Coffee Club

Mark Your Calendars and Join Us as We Explore A New Topic Each Month

4th Tuesday of the Month

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. 

Panera Bread


View the List of Topics for our upcoming Get Togethers.


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Business Women of Central Minnesota: A Professional Sisterhood

Local Organization Connects, Supports & Uplifts Women in Business
Style Magazine, July/August 2012

BWCM President is Recipient of St. Cloud Times

'5 Under 40' Award

Lund Identifies with Women in Business.  She isn't afraid to be the Woman Who Breaks Barriers


Betsey's Interview:  Audio