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

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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.

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COVID-19: A Turning Point for Inequality?

Question: What do Comoros, Micronesia, Tajikistan and Tuvalu have in common? Answer: They are among the very few – 18, to be exact – countries with no officially reported cases of the novel coronavirus (as of this writing). Indeed, one would have to reach far back in living memory to find an...

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5 ways CEOs and leaders can communicate effectively with employees during the coronavirus crisis

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  • Rita Men is an associate professor of public relations at University of Florida, and has closely followed how top CEOs in the US are responding to the coronavirus crisis.
  • Men discovered five key themes that these CEOs follow when communicating with...
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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

    Sign up for our 2020 programme is now open You can now sign up for the PWN Global Virtual...

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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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Are Women Better at Managing the CoVid19 Pandemic?

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, several reports suggested that banks led by a higher proportion of women, as well as countries that enjoyed a higher representation of women in leadership, particularly in the financial sector, suffered less from the global economic crisis. Not unexpectedly, this prompted calls for a more balanced gender ratio in leadership, and at least in Europe governance changes post 2008 increased female board representation in big banks from 15% to 33%. Most famously, Christine Lagarde, then head of the IMF, stated that “If Lehman Brothers had been Lehman Sisters, today’s economic crisis clearly would look quite different.”

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