Celebrate Your Right to Vote: The Path to Women’s Equality

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote, the New York chapter of IPG's Women's Leadership Network (WLN NY) hosted a discussion with featured speakers from Google, on the importance of this milestone of democracy and to explore its relevance to the issues of equal rights today.

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Changing the Status Quo: Gender Bias in Media and Entertainment

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In recognition of Women’s Equality Day on August 26th, 2020, the Los Angeles Chapters of MERGE and the Women’s Leadership Network hosted a panel discussion exploring representation and inclusion in the entertainment and media industries. The discussion was led by Sarah Robertson, President, Rufus. She was joined by Madeline DiNonno, Chief Executive Officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and thought leaders from across IPG agencies, Dawn Reese, SVP Managing Director UM Studios, Stephen Macias EVP Multicultural Marketing and Communications Rogers & Cowan, Ingrid Smart, President/CEO Casanova.

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WLN Hosts "The Art of Storytelling and Brand Building"

On July 30th, IPG WLN held its first-ever virtual event “The Art of Storytelling and Brand Building” as part of the ongoing She Has A Point global initiative. Miri Rodriguez, Head of Global Internship Program at Microsoft and the author of “Brand Storytelling” presented strategies on how to best connect with audiences using empathy and intention for an emotional transfer of information.

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How Brands Can Live Out Their Values and Respond to the New Normal

Yessenia Morales, VP, Global Partnerships, Kinesso and Co-Chair, WLN NY

We live in unprecedented times. And with all that’s already happened across the globe in 2020, it’s easy to forget that we’re only halfway through the year. But one thing has remained constant and is more true today than ever: the need for advertisers to deliver actionable change.

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June 2020 Book Club

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder by Reshma Saujani

The new “Lean In,” from the multi-award-winning founder and CEO of national non-profit Girls Who Code and New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani. We are raising our boys to be brave, but our girls to be perfect. And this is holding us back. (88 attendees)

Yessenia Morales on Selena’s Rezvani’s #LinkedInLIVE show Women + Work Culture

Yessenia Morales, VP, Global Partnerships, Kinesso and Co-Chair, WLN NY was featured on Selena’s Rezvani’s timely #LinkedInLIVE show, Women + Work Culture. Yessenia spoke about supporting women's leadership, engaging men in their network, and lifting up inclusion at all levels. Check it out here...

IPG WLN Launches "She Has A Point"

The IPG Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) is launching “She Has a Point," a year-long, global integrated program to empower IPG’s female talent, which makes up approximately 55% of its workforce.

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Vision 2020

Dallas WLN hosted our Vision 2020 event. Twenty-one employees from Golin, Weber, and Octagon came together to discuss how to create effective goals, and create 2020 vision boards for our workspaces. We had great conversations around setting intentions and keeping goals top of mind for the entire year.

Honor Black History Month

I know everyone is thinking about the #BroomChallenge but let's not forget the importance of #BlackHistoryMonth! Black culture has produced some of the world's greatest educational & inspirational content.

Here are WLN NY's Top 5 suggested podcasts to listen to this month:

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WLN NY Hosts "Own Your Worth"

What better way to kick off the new year than with a Financial Wellness Education Session hosted by the IPG Women’s Leadership Network!

In partnership with UBS, WLN NY hosted an in-person and national webcast to speak through one of life’s most difficult topics: Finances. The UBS "Own Your Worth" presentation focused on taking control of your financial wellness by identifying goals and developing a manageable plan to achieve long-term success.

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