Our Committees

The Barcelona Women’s Network is run entirely by volunteers, many of whom put time and energy into serving on our various committees and in other key functional roles.

Committees assist the Executive Board by covering and managing one specific area. Each committee is led by a chair (or co-chairs) or team lead who takes care of its internal organization, coordination, distribution of tasks, etc., and who is the main point of contact with the Board. Every BWN members is invited – and encouraged – to get involved with a committee!

Thank you to the wonderful women who are currently serving in this capacity. We couldn’t do it without you!

Community Support

The Community Support Committee acts as the link between the BWN and the two local organizations we support primarily through fundraising. The committee also creates opportunities for BWN members to connect with the supported organizations on a more personal level.

Current Chair: Rocio Vaenerber


The Membership Committee is the first point of contact for prospective members and new members. It is also tasked with maintaining our member databases, managing renewals, and forwarding the various inquires we receive to the appropriate people.

Current Chairs: Justine Sherwood

Events & Activities

Managing the BWN Events Calendar is a big job that has one of the best perks: the Events Admin is always the first to know about exciting events to come!

Chair: Katja Rinne


Organizes BWN’s community outreach efforts, oversees new sponsor relationships, ensures good relations with existing sponsors, and keeps the Executive Board aware of opportunities to collaborate with community partners. 

Current Chairs:  The BWN Board


This committee is BWN’s link with FAWCO, an international network of 76+ Member Clubs, including the BWN, in 38 countries. FAWCO is particularly active in global issues regarding education, the environment, and women’s and children’s rights.

Current Chair: Jolinda Johnson

Sunshine Committee

The Sunshine Committee reaches out to members who are going through something significant – both good and not so good.

Current Chair: Nieves Silva


Our Web Admins manage the backstage areas of the BWN website and much of the content found on our pages and posts. It’s a hefty job, but luckily we have a team of three techies who are happy to do it.

Current Web Team: Missy Ziegler

Social Media

Our Facebook Admins keep our Newsfeed humming and our list of fans growing. 

Current FB Admins: Fernanda Oliveira and Valerie Collins

Meet & Greet
Coffee Servers

A triple crown effort goes into BWN’s Coffee Mornings. Meet the teams who are essential to making them a pleasure to attend.

The Hospitality Committee produces the fabulous snacks served at the meetings that are held at the IEN. Team Lead: TBD
The Coffee Servers take care of the vital part of our Coffee Morning monthly meetings: the coffee. Team Lead: TBD
 The Meet & Greet team shepherds the visitors who come to our Coffee Morning meetings. They are the first to say hello, make introductions to other members, and help every visitor feel welcome. Team Lead: Benedicte Bodard


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