PWN Press Pack

Are you a journalist wanting to find out more about PWN Global and its work? Let us make things easy for you! We have an extensive directory of accomplished expert, media-ready speakers who are able to give interviews and opinion pieces on many topics relating to gender balanced leadership.

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  • PWN Global announces 2019 Gender Balanced Leadership Awards finalists

    3 September 2019 Language : English

    PWN Global Gender Balanced Leadership AwardsPWN Global, the leading network of professionals accelerating gender balanced leadership in the workplace and in society at large is bringing their inaugural global award ceremony to Dublin in October 2019. 

    The PWN Global Gender Balanced Leadership Awards are produced by PWN Global’s elected Federation Board. The awards recognise the efforts of, and bring together, international business leaders from all over the world to celebrate best practice in gender balanced leadership. 

    To give you a flavor of the calibre of organisations who have made the finalists lists: 

    Boston Consulting Group, Citi Bank, ESB, Grant Thornton, INSEAD, Kuehne + Nagel, Mercer, Nissan, Oracle, PwC, and Roche to name but a few. A veritable ‘who’s who’ in gender balanced leadership thought leadership today. In addition to these finalists, we have also seen the ‘Davids’ go head to head with ‘Goliaths’ – with a number of entrepreneurs and SMEs taking the stage amongst these big names – independent law firms and coaching establishments are giving the big corporates a run for their money, and we will only find out on the night itself who will win the top prizes. 


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  • Irish and Dutch join forces to lead the way in international Gender Balanced Leadership 

    15 July 2019 Language : English

    PWN Global, the leading global network of professionals accelerating gender balanced leadership in business have elected co-presidents Carina Furlong (Kilkenny, Ireland) and Sheila Gemin ( Amsterdam, Netherlands) . 

    This international duo has been elected by their fellow city network presidents to serve on the Board of PWN Global as co-Presidents for an initial term of two years.   Timing is perfect as PWN Global launches its inaugural Gender Balanced Leadership Awards that will take place on 10th October 2019 in the renowned 5* Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. This international networking event will bring together 450 gender balance thought leaders to celebrate those who are trailblazing best practice in gender balanced leadership, around the world. The event will be opened by honorary guest, Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland and emcee for the night is news journalist with RTE, Jackie Fox. Just like our newly elected co-Presidents, both women have a proven track record in advocating for gender balanced leadership throughout their respective careers.  

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  • PWN Global Attends the EDAs 2018

    30 November 2018 Language : English

    PWN Global Co-President, Sonya Richardson, and PWN London Co-President, Philina Toiny represented PWN at the EDAs 2018 last night at the stunning Natural History Museum, in London. Shortlisted by the EDAs in the “Charity of the year” category, Richardson and Toint were proud to be in attendance at this exceptional event that recognises the outstanding work of charities from across Europe in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion.

    PWN Global is a volunteer-led network that exists to advance gender balanced leadership. PWN believes that better decision making, economic sustainability and a happier society will exist by leveraging 100% of the world’s talent. PWN is creating a movement of people who aspire to accelerate the current pace of change towards gender balanced leadership.  The global not-for-profit exists to connect people via a unique global network, inspiring the leaders of today to create exemplary leaders of tomorrow. This helps create an environment where the members of the PWN Global community can support one another, embrace new skills, learn to speak out on the topic,. create and deliver sustainable action plans.

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  • PWN Global Shortlisted by European Diversity Awards as Charity of the Year 2018

    18 September 2018 Language : English

    NEWS RELEASE, LONDON, 17th September 2018

    The shortlists for the 2018 Heathrow European Diversity Awards have been released and are available to view at and PWN Global is delighted to be in the running for Charity of the Year, alongside many other worthy causes. 

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  • PWN London appoints new VP to explain “Why women are more suited to lead in the 21st century.... than men!” 

    23 January 2018 Language : English

    The PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S Network (PWN) London is proud to announce the appointment of Greg Young, as Vice President for Balanced Leadership of the UK city network of PWN Global. PWN works to accelerate gender balanced leadership in business & society through hundreds of events and activities which promote professional development and international, cross industry, online and in-person networking. 

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