1980 - 1982
1970-1972 Chairperson BPW Australia World Affairs
1975-1977 President BPW North Sydney
1980-1983 Member BPW International United Nations Committee
Clubs: BPW North Sydney, NSW and BPW Kyabram, Victoria
Occupation: Senior Management Secretary
was a member of BPW for approximately 30 years.
Vera Eagle was committed to improving the level of education to both males and females. In 1982 when Vera was National President at the 23rd National Conference in Mackay, Queensland two resolutions were passed that:
In 1985 Past President Vera Eagle and President Bev Perel produced a History of Clubs in BPW Australia which was written to coincide with the end of the International Women’s Decade 1975 – 1985.
Vera Eagle, as a delegate, attended many BPW International Congresses in London, Montreux, Washington DC, Auckland and Le Hague.
Whilst living in Melbourne, Vera commenced voluntary work with the Royal Children’s Hospital and was Life Governor and Vice President of the Central Auxiliary of the Hospital and her generous work was rewarded with an MBE.
Vera Eagle was a committed worker for a number of worthy organisations, including Legacy, UNICEF (as a Director for Australia); Country Women’s Association, PROBUS, Life Member of Torch Bearers for Legacy NSW, Friends of Sydney Hospital and was on the Board of the Sydney Eye Hospital.
Vera Eagle opening the 1982 BPW National Conference in Mackay, Queensland
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