Washington, D.C.

WLN DC Hosts Inaugural Book Club

June 5, 2019

WLN DC hosted an enjoyable evening at the Octagon McLean office where they held their first Washington DC WLN Chapter book club event.  The first book was The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict. While the book received mixed reviews, all wanted to learn more about the amazing story of Hedy Lamarr.

#Balanceforbetter for International Women’s Day

March 13, 2019

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 DC Chapter Tours National Museum of Women in the Arts’ “Fierce Women” Exhibit

October 17, 2018

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.

Smart Women, Savvy Investors

August 20, 2018

On Monday, August 13th, WLN Washington and The Women’s Center hosted “Smart Women, Savvy Investors” at Octagon’s Virginia office.Read more

Donation Drive and Networking Happy Hour

February 13, 2014

On December 5, 2013, IPG brands GolinHarris, Powell Tate, Weber Shandwick, KRC Research, and Cassidy & Associates held a holiday themed donation drive for a local charity benefiting low-income and homeless women and children in the Washington, D.C. region. Those who participated in the drive for N Street Village were invited to join a networking happy hour at a local Mexican restaurant.Read more

Networking across IPG

September 12, 2013

The Women’s Leadership network in Washington D.C. hosted an evening program to promote networking across the IPG agencies at Powell Tate, Event Center on September 12, 2013.  This event introduced IPG female employees to the WLN and encouraged the importance of inter-company collaboration. 50 IPG and agency employees from the Washington D.C. metro area participated.

WLN Hosts Annie Griffiths

August 23, 2011

Annie Griffiths (center) with the Washington, D.C. chapter of WLN
Annie Griffiths (center) with the Washington, D.C. chapter of WLN

Annie Griffiths, one of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, spoke to the Washington, D.C. chapter of WLN on April 7, 2011 at the National Geography Society building. Griffiths has photographed in more than a hundred countries during her illustrious career.Read more

Washington, D.C., WLN Chapter

February 5, 2010

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