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:

20OCT19: Social Event - Connect Brunch

24OCT19: Workshop - Towards Conscious Leadership

11NOV19: Linkup & Learn: “Expatriation - Repatriation: Challenges - Awareness - Know How”

14NOV19: Women in Business - Making it in Austria

21NOV19: PWN Vienna Workshop - Navigating Complexity

23NOV19: Social Event - Charity Shopping

09DEC19: PWN Vienna's Christmas Party

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

Thirty-one women who “run the world” — and what can be learned from them

Today, a new book called “Girls Who Run the World” hits real and virtual bookshelves, and for anyone with a middle-school aged kid or looking to inspire a high-schooler, it might be worth checking out. Featuring 31 women who are the CEOs of companies that they have created themselves — think...

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What's Hot #02

Women ask for pay rises & promotions as often as men: McKinsey & Lean In confirm

The fifth annual “Women in the Workplace” study from consulting firm McKinsey and Company and the Lean In Organisation, founded by Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, has been released and provides a snapshot of life for women in corporate America.

A total of 68,500 employees...

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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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The Gender Gap in 6 Charts

Just how long will it take to achieve gender equality around the world? While the World Economic Forum predicts the United States won’t reach this mark for more than two centuries, other countries are further along — and several could reach equality within our (or our children’s) lifetime. But in most nations, and on many key metrics, equality is still a long way away.

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Read the full article at Harvard Business Review

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