WLN Singapore Hosts Speed Networking Event

To close out 2017, WLN Singapore hosted a speed-networking event with over 25 participants from across the IPG Network including Golin, IPG Mediabrands, Jack Morton, Mullen Lowe, MWG APAC, MWG Singapore, Octagon, RGA and Weber Shandwick.Read more

A Look at the 3% Conference - Beyond Gender

Earlier this month, I was given the opportunity to attend the 3% Conference. In its sixth year, this year’s conference was centered around a single theme--Beyond Gender. While the name and history of the event speak to the rise of women in our industry, this year’s theme was broader in how it defined minority.Read more


WLN Stamford Hosts Wellness Event with Caryn Sullivan

Over 40 women from the Women’s Leadership Network-Stamford chapter attended a wellness event and workshop November 16th featuring healthy lifestyle writer and motivational speaker, Caryn Sullivan, from Pretty Wellness, a company that aims to inspire people to take small steps toward better health. Read more

"My Year of Whittling" with Kelly Fredrickson

 

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Thursday, November 16th:
6:00: Registration, Refreshments and Networking
6:30: Program
7:30: Q+A and Networking
8:00: Program Ends

Hill Holliday
53 State Street 35th Floor
Boston MA 02109

WLN NY Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

On Sunday, October 15th, the IPG Women's Leadership Network NY Chapter participated in The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Central Park. The event raises money to fund innovative research, provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it's most treatable.Read more

"I AM YOU" - Key Steps to Climbing the Corporate Ladder with Kathleen Hall

On October 4th, Kathleen Hall, Corporate Vice President of Brand, Advertising and Research at Microsoft, kicked off IPG’s WLN "Wonder Women" series on October 4th, live in Los Angeles, and via live stream across the U.S.

Kathleen addressed some of the misconceptions that women have about their own potential and ability to move up in leadership roles. Kathleen's inspirational talk brought to life the idea that if you can see it, you can be it.

What I Learned at ColorComm 2018

Early on in my career, I looked around and noticed that I was often the only one in the room – the only person of color, the only person to represent a different and diverse point of view, and in many cases, the only woman. Year after year, I committed to surrounding myself with the best minds in the business that I could learn and grow from. I found wonderful sponsors and mentors who helped me grow, brought my credentials into rooms where I didn’t have a seat, and pushed for my raises and promotions. But yet, as a junior account person, I found it nearly impossible to find sponsors and mentors who looked like me, and who were at the senior level that I was striving to reach.
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Mentorship “Champion” Circles

The Los Angeles chapter of IPG’s Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) is proud to share the success of its Mentorship “Champion” Circles, which began in 2015 and is currently in its third cycle of the program. The circles are a group mentoring format and run for six months with monthly in-person meetings. They have over 100 participants and are led by mentors who are senior leaders from various LA-based IPG agencies, including Deutsch, Initiative, Golin-Harris, UM, PMK:BNC, Orion, Weber-Shandwick, Mullen Lowe, RG/A, Frukt, Rapport, and Rogers & Cowan. They are designed to support IPG’s objective of supporting a mentorship culture throughout all its agencies and to advocate IPG women in career-building, leadership and management skills training, work:life balance, and agency collaboration opportunities.Read more

WLN NY Hosts The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria's Tech Explorers

On July 21st, the WLN NY chapter hosted a working session for the The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria’s Tech Explorers, a summer program for girls aged 12-17 who are interested in technology. The program aims to provide exposure to technology/coding, graphic design and film-making for female students from underserved communities, and to give them the opportunity to explore New York City’s technology community. These young women have spent the summer developing their own apps, and they used yesterday's session to work with women from across IPG agencies to continue to develop and refine their ideas.
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WLN Singapore Partnered With SheSays and See It Be It For An Evening of Cannes Insights

The WLN Singapore chapter hosted a summer event on July 19th titled, 'Women Cannes' Lah!,' a play on words building on a popular Singaporean expression "Can-lah" which means "yes, absolutely." The event was in partnership with SheSays Singapore, a wider industry group for women in the creative industries, and 'See It Be It', the Cannes Lions program launched as a response to the gender imbalance in our industry.Read more