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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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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IPG Hosts Women’s Breakfast at CES 2020

l to r: IPG Chairman and CEO, Michael Roth; Sheila Coclasure, Chief Digital Responsibility and Public Policy Officer at Kinesso; Pam Scheideler, SVP Managing Director at R/GA LA; Cheryl Guerin, EVP, North America Marketing and Communications at Mastercard; and Allison Murphy, SVP Ad Innovation at The New York Times Company

IPG hosted its annual Women’s Breakfast at CES with top innovators from Kinesso, R/GA, Mastercard and The New York Times to discuss the correlation between data privacy policy and brand health at CES 2020.

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IPG Hosts Women’s Leadership Network Asia Breakfast

Sharul Channa, female comedian, red dress kicking off the WLN Breakfast.

On September 26, 2019, IPG hosted the first-ever IPG Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) Breakfast held in Asia Pacific titled “The Silk Prologue.” The title represents the program’s focus on intersectionality as a series of various strands, coming together to form, in this instance, a silk thread. The program included a comedic performance and panel discussions on gendered creativity, gender inequality, female leadership and the importance of fostering diversity and inclusion as a business case.

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WLN Breakfast Talk with Deidre Smalls-Landau

In June 2019, the WLN Singapore chapter arranged for UM Global Chief Cross-Cultural Officer and CMO, Deidre Smalls-Landau, to host a breakfast talk event to inspire attendees with her own personal story.

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Leading From Within: Perspectives from the Top

On Monday, June 10, WLN hosted its second event in its Leading from Within series “Perspectives From the Top” at McCann’s headquarters in NYC. The event began with a candid conversation between MRM//McCann Global CEO Kate MacNevin and Casanova//McCann CEO Ingrid Otero-Smart on turning points in their careers, advice to their younger self, and the importance of having confidence in the workplace and enjoying what you do. The two also discussed the responsibility of women supporting women in order to pave the wave for the next generation of women leaders.Read more

One Man’s Reflection on WLN, “Leading from Within” Speaker Series, and #HaveHerBack

I had the opportunity to attend WLN’s first event in the “Leading from Within” speaker series. Gathering in what was formerly known as Chicago’s John Hancock building, IPG employees from a variety of agencies listened to Golin’s Chief Creative Officer Caroline Dettman speak about #HaveHerBack, an initiative she founded to combat the ad industry’s suppression of female creatives and to propel their careers forward.Read more


WLN Speaker Series: Leading from Within Hosts #HaveHerBack with Caroline Dettman

On Tuesday, February 26th, IPG’s Women's Leadership Network (WLN) launched the first event in a year-long speaker series “Leading from Within” speaker series. Caroline Dettman, Chief Creative Officer, Golin, gave a powerful presentation on Golin’s Have Her Back initiative followed by a stimulating Q&A live in Chicago and webcast nationally across the IPG network.Read more