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Without our committed volunteers, PWN Global would simply not exist. 

It's thanks to the dedicated support of over 300 of our members that we are able to offer events, programmes and resources that support you in realising your true potential and advancing gender balanced leadership. Read some of the stories to see how volunteering has helped our members to develop new skills, make real change in their organisations and achieve their career goals.

If you are already a top leader in your company, or want to experience what leadership at the top is like, we need your help!  The nature of volunteerism is transitory, so we are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to get involved.

 

  • Reflections from Co-Presidents Carina Furlong & Sheila Gemin

    The word gratitude is derived from the Latin word ‘gratia’, which means grace, graciousness, or gratefulness. In some ways gratitude encompasses all of these meanings. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives and this can balance out the challenges that we experience. 

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  • Women’s Career Trajectories Can Be a Model for an Aging Workforce

    Careers are often depicted as having two phases: a steady climb upward towards commercial success, fame and power, which is then capped by a period of continuing effort dedicated to service to others.

    Read PWN founder and CEO or 20-First, Avivah Wittenberg Cox's full article in HBR

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  • Unilever's CEO gives a lesson on what being an advocate quantifiably means at work

    Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever (ULVR.L), has been crowned the number one advocate executive for women at work in 2020.

    The 2020 HERoes Advocates list celebrates 50 senior leaders who are advocates for women in business and dedicated to creating a more diverse and inclusive business environment. These executives work within at least three levels of the chief executive at large companies, or are the leaders of smaller organisations. Read the full article here

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  • How Boards Can Plan for the Disasters That No One Wants to Think About

    It’s tempting to call the Covid-19 pandemic a black swan — an event so unexpected and devastating that companies could not have prepared for it. But experts have been predicting global pandemics for years, and in January 2020, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report cited infectious diseases as a potential threat. Yet very few companies included a global pandemic in their highest risk categories.

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  • Women’s Success In The Business Of Wine And Spirits: A Case Study In Leadership

    "For the past few weeks I’ve been interviewing about one-half of the participants who recently completed the Women in Leadership (WIL) program at Columbia Business School. The full roster of participants included women from eighteen different industries but my focus was, of course, on women who work in wine and spirits, in this case for wholesalers."

    Read Cathy Huyghe's contribution in Forbes by clicking here

     

     

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