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 2015), we set our sights on a future characterised by international cooperation, high quality development opportunities, and a growing membership of dynamic, talented women.

Check out our past events and local PWN Vienna information in our new, digital Connect magazine! If you're interested in writing an article, sharing your knowledge on topics that could interest our network, feel free to contact Tina at connect@pwnvienna.net

Our next events:

03DEC19: PWN Vienna Workshop: In Video Veritas

09DEC19: PWN Vienna's Christmas Party

13JAN20: PWN Vienna Linkup & Learn: "Salary Negotiations: Earn your worth"

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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Female entrepreneurs vital to economy

Female entrepreneurs vital to economy Network / 5 December 2019, 06:00am / Lyse Comins Ithala Development Finance Corporation’s (IDFC) 2019 Imbokodo Iyazenzela Awards winners were Nokuthula Memela, first runner-up from Kokstad, councillor Vusi Mngadi; Pearl Bengu IDFC Group chief executive;...

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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

    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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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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