The Crucial Need for Corporate Allyship

WLN’s own Angie Piwinski was invited by McCann Worldgroup to participate in their sponsored panel discussion in the first-ever NYC Pride Human Rights Conference entitled “The Crucial Need for Corporate Allyship.”Read more

VIDEO: Michele Thornton on Building Your Personal Brand

Take a listen to what our WLN National Speaker Michele Thornton had to say about Building Your Personal Brand:

IPG Women’s Leadership Network Hosts “Growth Requires Action” with Michele Thornton-Ghee

The IPG’s Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) hosted “Growth Requires Action” with Michele Thornton-Ghee on May 17, live in New York with webcasts across the U.S.Read more

Connect, Learn & Thrive Professional Women's Event

On Wednesday, March 7th, I was fortunate enough to attend a workshop entitled, “Connect, Learn & Thrive,” hosted by the Women’s Leadership Center at the American Management Association. This one-day event brought together women from all over the country for professional development and networking. From the icebreaker activity at the beginning of the day that had all participants meet five people that they didn’t know previously, to the morning session that asked each table to come up with challenges that they face in the workplace, every single part of the day felt intentional and left attendees with various takeaways to help them long after the workshop ended.Read more


TEDWomen Conference: Humbled. Inspired. Prepared.

The vibrant flare of the Bayou City (New Orleans). The power of 3,500 women gathered to explore, engage and create. The effervescent and contagious energy of speakers from around the globe.

These statements encapsulate my time at TEDWomen, a three-day conference under the TEDTalk platform created specifically for women and girls to convene and offer inspiration and solutions through their personal stories and experiences.Read more


A Look at the 3% Conference - Beyond Gender

Earlier this month, I was given the opportunity to attend the 3% Conference. In its sixth year, this year’s conference was centered around a single theme--Beyond Gender. While the name and history of the event speak to the rise of women in our industry, this year’s theme was broader in how it defined minority.Read more


"I AM YOU" - Key Steps to Climbing the Corporate Ladder with Kathleen Hall

On October 4th, Kathleen Hall, Corporate Vice President of Brand, Advertising and Research at Microsoft, kicked off IPG’s WLN "Wonder Women" series on October 4th, live in Los Angeles, and via live stream across the U.S.

Kathleen addressed some of the misconceptions that women have about their own potential and ability to move up in leadership roles. Kathleen's inspirational talk brought to life the idea that if you can see it, you can be it.

What I Learned at ColorComm 2018

Early on in my career, I looked around and noticed that I was often the only one in the room – the only person of color, the only person to represent a different and diverse point of view, and in many cases, the only woman. Year after year, I committed to surrounding myself with the best minds in the business that I could learn and grow from. I found wonderful sponsors and mentors who helped me grow, brought my credentials into rooms where I didn’t have a seat, and pushed for my raises and promotions. But yet, as a junior account person, I found it nearly impossible to find sponsors and mentors who looked like me, and who were at the senior level that I was striving to reach.
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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

IPG Hosts Global Women of Color Summit at Cannes Festival of Creativity

IPG hosted a summit at the Cannes Festival of Creativity that focused on the communication industry's gender diversity efforts and their impact on global women of color. "THROUGH NEW EYES: The IPG Women's Breakfast" is available for viewing via Facebook Live on IPG's Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/InterpublicGroup/.Read more