PWN Global is a global movement of people working towards gender balanced leadership through professional development and international, cross-industry, online and in-person networking

Learn, connect, share, advance globally

Benefits of membership

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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Welcome to PWN Vienna

PWN Vienna is one part of the PWN Global family of networks. We are a volunteer-led organization comprised of over 100 members of 35 different nationalities and open to women of all sectors and industries.

Originally established as the Women’s Career Network of Vienna in 1993, WCN grew over the years to become the city’s premier English-speaking association for professional women. Now as PWN Vienna (since 2005), we set our sights on a future characterised by international cooperation, high quality development opportunities, and a growing membership of dynamic, talented women.

Our next events:

25FEB19: Workshop: The desire for perfection

28FEB19: Workshop: Personal Leadership *NEW/CHANGED"

Note these dates in your diary for 2019, so that you never miss an event! 11MAR, 08APR, 13MAY, 03/17JUN.

Please note that group photos and videos are usually taken at these events and may be published on the website and social media channels run by PWN Vienna and PWN Global. If you do not wish to appear in a photo, please let our colleagues at the registration desk know that evening.

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What's Hot #01

The Four Barriers to Male Engagement … and How to Overcome Them

We’re in a critical moment when it comes to advancing women in the workplace. Leaders in most companies agree that women’s leadership is worth pursuing. To that end, they have given the green light to various women’s initiatives and programs. Yet the number of women in senior leadership and...

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What's Hot #02

14 Characteristics Of A Gender-Equal Business Culture

Gender equality is an important issue, and many businesses are making efforts to prevent discrimination. However, to do so, you’ll need more than a written policy. As an employer, you should expect all team members to commit to and practice a work ethic free of biases. We asked a panel of...

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What we offer

  • Balanced Leadership
    Balanced Leadership

    It’s no secret that balanced leadership is no longer simply the ‘right’ thing to do ...

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  • Mentoring
    Mentoring

    Become a PWN member, and you will be eligible to join our highly regarded Mentoring Progra...

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  • Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneurship

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

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  • Executive forum
    Executive forum

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

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  • Networking / Events
    Networking / Events

    Networking is one of the single most powerful ways to boost your career - our mantra: conn...

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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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  • Supervision
    Supervision

    Mentor Reflective Practice Space...

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Research: Are Women Better at Leading Diverse Countries Than Men?

Research from McKinsey has found that firms that outpace their peers on the number of women in top management see a financial performance benefit of up to 15% over the industry median. Might a similar benefit be true on the world stage? To find out, the authors studied data from 188 of the 193 United Nations–recognized countries. Their most striking finding was that women, when leading very diverse countries, were significantly more likely than men to have fast-growing economies.

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