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 characterized by international cooperation, high-quality development opportunities, and a growing membership of dynamic, talented women.

Explore volunteer opportunities at PWN Vienna

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:

09APR20: PWN Vienna Webinar: ReBALANCE & FEEL GOOD 

(Postponed)16APR20: PWN Vienna Workshop: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome!

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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The Real-World Benefits of Empathetic Leadership

In recent weeks, I have used the Leaders Edge blog to discuss empathy. I’ve described why I feel it is an essential aspect of leadership and I have busted some of the more common, persistent and insidious myths on the subject. What I would like to do in this week’s article is to provide...

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How gender segregation creates glass elevators for men and pay gaps for women

For most of her life, Libby Lyons had never considered her gender as a disadvantage in the workplace.

She’s had a successful and wide-ranging career, working in everything from teaching, to IT and corporate affairs. Gender never seemed to be an issue and wasn’t something she spent time...

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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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What Your Coworkers Need Right Now Is Compassion

When you’re under extreme stress, it’s not always easy to be patient and understanding with your coworkers. But judging them doesn’t help either. So how do you find and show empathy for your colleagues when your cognitive resources are depleted? First, accept that we’re all coping with the crisis differently. You may find it helpful to pay close attention to the news, for example, while your colleague prefers to limit the amount of information they take in.

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