1st Best national practice and experience from The Netherlands
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|PWN Amsterdam, Professional Women’s Network
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|Is the project/practice ongoing?
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Presentation/Description of the methodPWL is a global movement of people working towards gender balanced leadership through professional development and international, cross-industry, online and in-person networking. This movement has networks in different cities of the world, which is Amsterdam one of them.
General objectivesCreate Safe Networking Environments
- Meet and share ideas with people from a diverse range of industries, seniority levels and geographical locations – via their online member platform, or at local face-to-face events.
- Build alliances and do business together in a non-threatening, professional situations.
- Thought leadership webinars - helping you to understand the latest concepts and theories.
- Self-development webinars – building and refining your practical skills and competences.
- 600+ physical events, around the world, every year.
- Dynamic content on the latest and greatest insights to help you advance your career.
- Interactive Forums for you to discuss and debate with their global members.
- Advanced global online networking as well as face-to-face local networking.
- Offer volunteer opportunities – a great way for you to build your skills in a safe environment.
- Bespoke local mentoring program – one to one or group mentoring.
- International virtual mentoring programs for senior leaders.
- Invovlement in EU funded projects, such as the ME-ToTEM Mentoring project.
- Give you access to the latest research on gender balanced leadership.
- Collaborate, develop and share best practices to help organizations engage men in women’s development.
- Set up a network of male allies who are passionate about working together with women on collaborative leadership.
- They recognise that their senior, C-Suite members have very specific needs and so they offer them a global, customized programme that helps them to network with professionals of a similar seniority and boost their visibility.
- Continue to take PWN Global to the world by identifying the cities in which they can best serve potential members.
- Build a truly global presence - working closely with their corporate sponsors to have a presence in the areas they need them to be.
- Strategic partnerships with other networks and events including Women’s Forum, SAIS, WIN, JUMP, WiL, NASEBA, Global Summit, GWALS.