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.Read more

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

It Takes a Village

Women’s Leadership Network-Los Angeles chapter attended the July 19th "It Takes a Village" event hosted by Momentum and featuring WLN-LA member, Rebecca Waits on the panel.

Lead speaker was author, Lisen Stromberg, COO of The 3% Conference, who spoke about her book "Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career."

WLN Partners With SheSays Singapore For A Night Of Learnings From Cannes Lions

 

It's time for creative women in advertising to say in unison "we cannes do it."

The IPG WLN Singapore chapter will host its second of four events for 2017 on Wednesday, July 19th at 6:30 PM. Titled 'Women Cannes' Lah!,' a play on words building on a popular Singaporean expression "Can-lah" which means "yes, absolutely," the event will feature a night of learnings from Cannes Lions followed by a Q&A to discuss today's pressing issues.Read more

Dallas WLN Engages in Personal Branding Discussion with TM Advertising CEO Becca Weigman

The Dallas WLN chapter was honored to recently host TM Advertising CEO Becca Weigman for a discussion about personal branding and owning a room.Read more

Personal Branding & Owning the Room

On June 21th from 5:30-7 pm CST, Dallas WLN will host TM Advertising’s CEO Becca Weigman at TM’s office in Dallas to discuss personal branding and how to “own the room.”Becca has spent the last six years re-inventing and revitalizing TM and its clients. Read more

Melendy Lovett Shares Life Lessons with Dallas WLN

The Dallas WLN chapter welcomed a very special guest for a roundtable discussion at our office on May 17th. Melendy Lovett, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Trinity Industries, joined us to discuss how she rose within her career and finds balance between her professional & personal life. In addition to her impressive professional experience, Melendy is a founder of High-Tech High Heels, a non-profit with a vision to close the gender gap in STEM professions within the country. Thanks for joining us, Melendy!

Creatives are Lazy and Account People Don’t Do Anything (and other misconceptions)

The May installment of WLN CT: Creatives are Lazy and Account People Don’t Do Anything (and other misconceptions) was hosted by Advantage featuring Advantage SVP and Executive Creative Director, Jaime Cabrera, sharing his professional experiences and discussing how the two groups can work together to create the best solutions for clients.  Read more

WLN NY Hosts 'Getting To 50/50: A Conversation On What It Will Take'

The New York Chapter of the IPG Women’s Leadership (WLN NY) hosted a special event in collaboration with Changemaker Chats showcasing Emmy-nominated filmmaker Tiffany Shlain's critically acclaimed documentary 50/50 about the 10,000-year history of women and power. This event was part of a bigger movement of thousands of organizations across the country who viewed this mold-breaking film at the same time.Read more