IPG WLN Shanghai Chapter

In keeping with the mission of the WLN, the Shanghai chapter is committed to the recruitment, retention and promotion of women at IPG agencies in China.

The Shanghai Chapter was officially launched in March 2009 and was the first WLN chapter outside of the U.S. The Chapter has an executive committee of 16 members.  In under a year, its enrollment has reached 100 from different IPG agencies in Shanghai.

Please stay tuned for our next event.

Washington, D.C., WLN Chapter

The Washington, D.C., WLN Chapter provides mentoring, networking opportunities and guidance for successful career pathing for women within the IPG network.Read more

San Francisco

The San Francisco chapter of the Women’s Leadership Network is committed to connecting and supporting women (and men) across IPG agencies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

Currently, we support and participate in the National WLN events by hosting each at various local agencies, along with our own breakfast networking opportunities.  Going forward, we hope to focus on inspiring professional growth and knowledge sharing through our own local events, including networking events, mentoring opportunities, and lunch-and-learns featuring guest speakers in senior leadership roles within our agencies.

Omaha WLN

The Omaha Chapter actively participates in the WLN by providing various opportunities for our members to socialize and network.  “Lunch and Learns” feature speakers on topics that help us to improve our performance at work and our lives at home.  Social events such as bowling, creative pottery, wine and cheese tasting, etc. allow us to enjoy the company of our fellow Chapter Members in and out of the office.

The Omaha Chapter has a love for philanthropy, especially those areas where women and children need assistance. We have participated in a women’s build for Habitat for Humanity, clothing drives specific to women’s work attire, back to school supply drives, and many other events. We strive to make a difference not only in the work place but within the community, by improving the lives of women from many different walks of life.

WLN New York

The Women’s Leadership Network of NY provides an empowering vehicle for female professionals to enrich their careers and strengthen relationships through stimulating expert leadership panels, interactive professional development workshops, inspiring mentor partnerships, unique community connections and dynamic social gatherings.Read more

Welcome to the Minneapolis Chapter of WLN

The Minneapolis chapter of WLN brings together women (and occasionally men) from local IPG agencies including PR firms Weber Shandwick and Carmichael Lynch Spong; ad agencies Campbell Mithun and Carmichael Lynch; full service media agency Compass Point Media and performance-based local search agency Wahlstrom Group; NAS Recruitment Communications; and digital agency MRM Worldwide.

Events are typically held over lunch at an IPG agency. In addition to attending these events, there are two additional ways to connect with our WLN chapter:

For additional information on our chapter and its activities, please contact:

  • Executive CommitteeLee Baker, SVP/Director of Connections Planning, Campbell Mithun (612.347.1883)
  • Chapter Co-ChairsTracy Kurschner, VP, Weber Shandwick (952.346.6131) and Kristine Olson, Director of Corporate Communications, Campbell Mithun (612.347.1616)
  • Event Committee Chairperson – Lindsey Rose, Senior Counselor, Carmichael Lynch Spong (612.375.8516)
  • Membership/Communication ChairpersonShelley Plumb, Programming Manager/Media Negotiator, Compass Point Media (612.347.6923)
  • Mentoring Committee ChairpersonLisa Simon, Vice President, Human Resources, Weber Shandwick (952.346.6326)

Hello Los Angeles!

WLN Los Angeles has brought women from various IPG agencies together to help build collaboration, promote visibility and provide career guidance – all in a creative and fun environment.  Past signature events include our “Women, Wine, and Leadership” networking event featuring guest speaker Graciela Meibar, Vice President Global Sales Training and Global Diversity of Mattel Inc.  Personal stories, many not often heard, were shared by local IPG women leaders at the “How Did She Do It?! Success, Sanity and Life Balance” session.  Women who attended our holiday networking event not only received many tips from Jayme Barrett, Feng Shui expert and best-selling author of “Feng Shui Your Life,” but also learned the art of sushi making hands-on during an interactive class with Sushi Girl.

Our most recent event was a huge success, WLN LA’s first annual client leadership roundtable brought together a panel of top women executives from different fields to share their personal perspectives and experiences in a stimulating discussion.

For additional information on our chapter and its activities, please contact:

We look forward to building and strengthening our chapter together with you!

Chicago WLN

Chicago WLN focuses on leading the future of local women by connecting, supporting and strengthening members so they are highly valued within the IPG network and in their professional arenas.Read more

Boston WLN

Boston WLN focuses on encouraging and mentoring all women no matter what their level by offering opportunities to meet and network with others in the IPG Boston family.

Boston WLN has held a number of events connecting women in the various agencies to each other and hosting events that speak to work/life balance, what are the next right steps in each individual’s career and providing opportunities to learn from one another.

Boston WLN will be hosting networking events and hope to continue to help women in the Boston area reach their career goals.