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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Learn, connect, share, advance globally

Benefits of membership


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.

Connect, share, learn, advance – yourself and the world!


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Welcome to PWN Lisbon!

A PWN Lisbon, formalmente constituída em 2011, consiste numa organização sem fins lucrativos integrada na PWN Global, com a missão de promover o desenvolvimento profissional das mulheres em todas as suas etapas, através de práticas reconhecidas a nível internacional, nomeadamente programas de formação em liderança e mentoring, investigação e desenvolvimento da rede de influência e partilha de modelos de excelência. A PWN Lisbon conta, atualmente, com mais de 300 membros ativos, entre mulheres e homens, de diferentes faixas etárias e com total diversificação de funções, setores e culturas. Alinhada com o seu objetivo de liderar a definição e implementação de iniciativas inovadoras no acompanhamento contínuo e na promoção das mulheres nas suas carreiras, a PWN Lisbon dinamiza um conjunto de programas inovadores – Liderança, Mentoring, Women on Board, Engaging Men e Youth –, pequenos-almoços de networking, workshops e iniciativas de role model com personalidades de referência nos mais diferentes setores do tecido empresarial português. 


Webinars e eventos promovidos pela PWN Global e outras City Networks podem ser consultados em

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When Women’s Leadership Has Market Value, the World Changes

It seems, in the feminist philanthropy community, everyone is waiting for that tipping point to come, when women’s leadership finally establishes its value to the world.


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If companies are serious about diversity & inclusion, here's how to walk the talk

A new study shows that despite bright spots, diversity has yet to be hardwired into most company cultures.


What we offer

  • Balanced Leadership
    Balanced Leadership

    PWN Lisbon NeuroLeadership Program 2020-2021   Two levels, the same approach, growi...

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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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New Zealand’s Debates Show What Changes When Two Women Lead

New Zealand’s most recent elections, which ended up with an electoral landslide for the incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, says something about women in leadership roles. With the leaders of New Zealand's two biggest parties being women, the dynamics in New Zealand is a lesson for the U.S. and other countries that still have to elect a woman in the top job. Read the inspiring article here in Forbes

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