PWN Paris is a global movement of people accelerating gender balanced leadership in business and society, through professional development and international, cross-industry, online and in-person networking

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Connect with members around the world. Develop professionally through our learning, leadership and mentoring programs, events and webinars. Access our state-of-the-art website and join committees, forums and other social means for networking.

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Welcome to PWN Paris!

PWN Paris is a branch of PWN Global. We are a cross-sectoral networking, advocacy, information and training forum for management-level women with an international outlook. The mission of the association – which is run by a group of dynamic women, all volunteers – is to promote the professional progress of women and give them the tools, networks and skills they need to assume leadership roles.

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Social Support Sets Women Up for Success at Work

The current data on women’s representation in top leadership tell a story that, in light of educational achievement, makes little sense. In nearly all OECD countries, women have for some time comprised the majority of university graduates, and tertiary education enrollment rates in China are...

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'Women can do it all' - Meghan Markle on what it means to be a woman in the 21st century

'Women can do it all' - Meghan Markle on what it means to be a woman in the 21st century Seated in an inner circle comprised of global heavyweights ranging from the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, to the head of Unesco, she listened to British actress Emma Watson give her powerful speech...

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What we offer

  • Le Manifeste
    Le Manifeste

    Signez notre Manisfeste !  Etant que premier réseau professionnel féminin français, m...

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  • Engaging Men
    Engaging Men

    The purpose of PWN Paris’ “Engaging with Men” program is to contribute to gender b...

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  • Membership
    Membership

    New Members event, Women In Transition Program, Young Developing Professionals Program and...

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  • Think Tanks
    Think Tanks

    A simple definition of think tank is an organization that consists of a group of people w...

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  • Mentoring
    Mentoring

    What is mentoring ? Mentoring is a sharing, supporting and learning experience in which a...

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  • Professional Development
    Professional Development

    Our Professional Development Team proposes to concentrate on two aspects of women leadersh...

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  • Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneurship

    Thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? Or “been there” for a while? From the pre-sta...

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  • Top Exec
    Top Exec

    Top Executives and Women on Board Programs : Are you still on the wrong side of the Boar...

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  • Networking & Events
    Networking & Events

    PWN Paris offers you a large range of exciting events - all great opportunities to start ...

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Melinda Gates may be just the person to help push for gender equality at the G7

Melinda Gates is enormously wealthy. She is a philanthropist who does good works. She commands attention. She is a role model for women. She also said, not all that long ago in a Time magazine video, that she “originally thought that women’s issues were the soft issues.

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