Octagon Hosts Balance for Better Panel

In keeping with this year’s International Women’s Day theme of Balance for Better, Octagon hosted a panel gathering women (and a guy!) at the forefront of their industries to examine the impact of women’s representation in sports and entertainment.Read more

#Balanceforbetter for International Women’s Day

The DC Chapter of IPG’s WLN sponsored an engaging discussion around #Balanceforbetter for International Women’s Day. Katie Krum, Weber Shandwick’s Regional Digital Lead moderated the conversation with executives from Huge, KRC, Octagon and Weber Shandwick. The panelists shared their past experiences, visions for future workplace balance and their career advice.Read more

WLN Japan International Women’s Day Events

On March 5th, WLN Japan hosted an International Women's Day Breakfast session. Over 130 staff attended across IPG agencies, with some selected clients and press. The purpose of the session was to update/reinforce awareness amongst our staff of our IPG WLN Japan activities, and secondly (but not to the least) to publicly announce the launch of our “TRUTH ABOUT GENDER IN JAPAN - Women and Men at Work” studies supported by WLN, which was amazingly conducted and lead by McCann Tokyo’s planning director Jun Matsumoto-san and the team consisting of members with diverse background incl a senior male planner from McCann Health.Read more

WLN Singapore Celebrates International Women's Day

Our Singapore #IWD2019 celebrations explored how we can #BalanceforBetter, whether at work, at home or just by being our authentic selves.

The event featured a mindfulness coach, who led participants through an exercise to demonstrate the power of mindfulness in enabling us to balance better.Read more

What Do Women Want?

On 1/31, armed with prosecco and homemade fudge (thanks, Lisa!), the Stamford WLN Chapter gathered with the purpose of finding out what our members would consider engaging content for the 2019 calendar year.Read more

WLN Japan Hosts Confidence Building Workshop by Culture Committee x Lean In Tokyo

The Confidence Building Workshop hosted by the Culture Committee in partnership with Lean In Tokyo was held on October 30, Friday. Over 30 members participated. The workshop was designed to enable participants to discover what makes their heart throb, become stronger and realize that it has nothing to do with the evaluation of others nor what they thought they were good at. Read more

WLN Japan Career Committee Hosted Mentoring Program Kick-Off Event

The first WLN Japan Mentoring Pilot Program Kickoff/Matching Session hosted by the Career Committee was held on Wednesday, October 24, from 9:30-11:00 at McCann Worldgroup Japan with 15+ mentors and mentees.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.