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

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We offer you a home, place to learn from like-minded individuals; develop new skills (via our tried and tested volunteering programme), air your professional concerns and frustrations and find solutions! Become a member of the PWN Global community and you can:

  • Access a ready-built support network that will help you achieve your professional aspirations
  • Learn from a wealth of practical advice on how to deal with inequality in the workplace

Become a Corporate Partner and access in-depth knowledge that will support your organisation in putting gender balance at the very core of your operations.

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Welcome to PWN Lisbon!

What is PWN Lisbon?

PWN Lisbon is a portuguese branch of PWN Global. PWN Global is a unique off-line and online networking and learning community for women and companies seeking to promote and encourage the professional progress of women.


 8 de Março  2019| Dia Internacional da Mulher

«Neste Dia Internacional da Mulher, elejo um fator fundamental de suporte ao planeamento e desenvolvimento da carreira: o networking. Networking pelo networking vale zero. Deve antes ser visto, a meu ver, como um investimento estruturante, numa perspetiva holística de construção permanente do pensamento, da visão e dos valores, aquisição de competências e diversidade. O networking consiste numa forma de alavancar processos de influência social numa lógica win-win. E é nesse sentido que a PWN Lisbon atua ao nível da dinamização de todos os seus momentos de networking: pequenos-almoços de role model, jantares-debate ou nas mais recentes Conversas do Avesso. Estaremos sempre em condições de fazer mais e melhor, também, se nos aliarmos aos parceiros certos, em cada área. Por isso, na PWN Lisbon temos vindo a celebrar um conjunto de parcerias estratégicas com organizações de relevo em Portugal, cujos colaboradores estão hoje mediante a parceria integrados na rede de membros da PWN Lisbon, beneficiando do ecossistema de eventos de networking, programas e workshops de formação PWN Lisbon. E permitindo, lá está, numa perspetiva win-win, que a própria rede da PWN Lisbon se diversifique, enriqueça e alargue o seu discurso.»

Ana Torres, Presidente PWN Lisbon e Líder Cluster Doenças Raras Europa Pfizer


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What 7 CEOs learned from hiring their husbands

When is it a good idea to make your spouse your employee?

As any successful founder knows, it’s critical to have employees who respect you and support your vision for the company. But when is it a good idea to make your spouse one of those people? We asked seven female entrepreneurs across...


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France's Gender Balance Paradox

France is a fascinating, inspiring and frustrating country on gender balance. The country has just gotten top marks from the World Bank for its legal infrastructure on gender equality. Its top business schools and its government are gender-balanced. Along with Sweden, it is the only country...


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 is recognised as cost-effective and impactful way to prepare future business lea...

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  • Entrepreneurship

    Currently, 30% of PWN’s global member base identify themselves as Entrepreneurs. If you ...

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  • Women on Board
    Women on Board

    A wide research shows that a broad set of business benefit is associated with gender diver...

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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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    Through the YOUTH PROGRAM, PWN LISBON aims to be the leading network in Portugal for young...

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5 Inspiring Podcasts for Women Leaders

If you’re anything like me, you’re obsessed with podcasts. I listen to more than I can count?on the subway, in the car, making dinner, and walking around town. With the explosion in the industry, podcasts have become many people’s on-the-go audio classrooms, covering virtually every subject imaginable. But as diverse as the subject matter content may be, the reality is that most podcasts are hosted by (white) men.

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