Lisa Murray Appointed National Chair of IPG’s Women’s Leadership Network

Darla Price to Become Chair Emeritus

IPG’s Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) announced the appointment of Lisa Murray as its new National Chair. Lisa succeeds Darla Price, who will become Chair Emeritus and serve in an advisory role to the organization.

Lisa Murray is EVP and Global Chief Marketing Officer of Octagon Sports and Entertainment Network, overseeing marketing and communications for Octagon agency brands worldwide. Since 2016, Lisa has been the Local Chapter Lead responsible for the 12 WLN chapters across the U.S. Under her guidance, local chapters successfully hosted over 30 events on topics including mentoring, personal branding, negotiation skills and effective communication in the workplace.Read more

Crying at the 3% Conference

I’m the type of person who cries at movies. Partly it’s because I love the catharsis of a good sob – who doesn’t need a good cry every now and again? But beyond that, I believe that both in life and in work, the stories that give us that tear-welling, choked-up feeling do so because they tap into something deeply human, emotionally relatable, or profoundly true.Read more


WLN NYC Hosts Fall Mixer

To wrap up another successful year, the WLN NY co-chairs hosted 24 women for an evening of networking, recruiting, and complimentary headshots courtesy of our onsite photographer. The event served as a tool for existing members to discuss 2019 opportunities with the group as well as for the leadership team to introduce interested employees to the WLN mission and offerings. The overall feedback was positive, especially the complimentary headshots.

WLN Omaha Hosts Donation Drive for Heartland Family Services

The Omaha chapter hosted a donation drive to benefit Heartland Family Services, a local organization with a mission to strengthen individuals and families in the community through education, counseling, and support services.Read more

WLN DC Chapter Tours National Museum of Women in the Arts’ “Fierce Women” Exhibit

On October 17 the DC Chapter of the Women’s Leadership Network hosted a private tour of the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ “Fierce Women” exhibit. The tour showcased trailblazing women who succeeded throughout history despite social norms and pressures that discouraged them. A networking gathering followed the tour.

#WLNVotes

Election Day is drawing near. Women are running for office in record numbers and have won more primaries than ever before, but we heard less than 30% of young women definitely plan to vote November 6th.

The Women’s Leadership Network aims to be a force for gender equality for the women of IPG, so to empower women (and men) to have their voices heard, we’re encouraging everyone to get out and vote!Read more

Yes We Cannes

On Thursday, September 13, WLN Singapore hosted an event to celebrate the best of The Cannes Festival of Creativity 2018 at IPG Mediabrands.

The event was centered on sharing key learnings from the 2018 Festival and showcasing some of the finalists from the Glass Lion category.

Michele Thornton Ghee Road Show Continues with WLN Chicago

WLN Chicago was abuzz with excitement after an engaging keynote speaker event featuring Michele Thornton Ghee, Author, and SVP of Media Sales for BET HER. Just under 100 IPG women and men walked away with the tools and motivation to take the first step on a new “stratechic” journey, thanks to Michele’s empowering advice, inspiring anecdotes and relatable charm.