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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Why inequality is still persisting and how solving it is key to our future

Why inequality is still persisting and how solving it is key to our future x Gender equality issues have once again taken centre stage – in the media, in politics, in coffee shops and bars the world over. This discourse is being fuelled by concrete evidence that the gender gap is widening...

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Renee LaBran on the ‘pattern matching’ barrier affecting women in business and what to do about it

Nicola Hazell / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Source: Women's Agenda SheStarts director Nicola Hazell recently sat own with one of the US’ leading spokespeople on female entrepreneurship and investment, Renee LaBran. She shares what she learnt below. “You need to have courage.

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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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  • Gender Balance
    Gender Balance

    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 Executives
    Top Executives

    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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Women breach male stronghold in oil industry where female loos were rare

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - Ryu Bok Young is confident she can do anything a man does in the sprawling Ulsan refinery in South Korea, be it scaling 100-metre steel towers or working through the night when repairing the plant. The challenges that come with being a woman in the traditionally male-dominated oil industry have never stopped her. But she worries a baby might. Newly wed, the 28-year-old engineer is now considering her options for when she has children.

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