PWN Global is a global network of people accelerating gender balanced leadership in business and society, through professional development and international, cross-industry, online and in-person networking

Learn, connect, share, advance globally

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PWN offers you a one-stop platform to connect with like-minded professionals from across the world; to develop your skills and competencies, and to share your experience and knowledge. Become a member of the PWN Global community and you can:

  • Access a ready built global professional network that will help you to achieve your career aspirations
  • Learn from diverse sources (local events, mentoring, forums, webinars and dynamic content) how you can advance your career and make a difference to gender balance globally

Become a Corporate Partner and make a difference. We will support you with our corporate services, raise your visibility as a Gender Balanced Organisation and meet your geographical needs with a comprehensive programme. Together we will place gender balance at the very core of your operations.

Connect, share, learn, advance – yourself and the world!

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Female entrepreneurs vital to economy

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Men Say They Want Paid Leave but Then Don’t Use All of It. What Stops Them?

Men today are as likely as women to say they need to have time off work to care for babies, aging parents or sick family members, new data show. Yet men are much less likely than women to actually take leave if it’s not paid — and even if it is paid, they take much shorter leaves than women...

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What we offer

  • Balanced Leadership
    Balanced Leadership

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  • Mentoring
    Mentoring

    Become a member and you will be eligible to join our highly regarded mentoring programme. ...

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  • Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneurship

    Currently, 30% of PWN’s global member base identifies themselves as Entrepreneurs. If yo...

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  • Balanced Boards
    Balanced Boards

    We recognise that the C-suite leaders amongst our members have some very specific needs an...

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  • Networking / Events
    Networking / Events

    Networking is one of the single most powerful ways to boost your career and contributes to...

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  • Knowledge
    Knowledge

    Too much information, not enough time? Let us help you cut though the noise!! We present y...

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Unlocking Women’s Confidence: The Transformational Art of Sponsorship

As Hillary Clinton observed during a recent discussion in London on barriers to women’s leadership: “Most promotion networks still heavily favour men.” Through many conversations on confidence with working women, one of the recurring threads on successful support systems has been the hidden art of sponsorship. Sponsorship has superpower capabilities to cut through established patterns of systemic and unconscious gender bias.

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