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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January 2020 Book Club

Crushing the IT Gender Bias: Thriving as a Woman in Technology by Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman

Conscious and unconscious bias, societal pressures, and discomfort with women’s ambition are issues women are confronted with in any male-dominated setting, and tech is no exception.

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Rock Your Profile

On December 4th, WLN Singapore held a "Rock Your Profile" event hosted by our partners at LinkedIn.

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IPG WLN Managing Bias Workshop

We all have unconscious bias; it’s hardwired in each of us. When these biases become part of the important decisions we make at work, it can negatively impact our workplace and prevent us from achieving our most innovative work. Surfacing and understanding the unconscious biases that we all have, and learning how to counteract them, is crucial as we strive to create an inclusive workplace.

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Philadelphia Chapter Hosts Inaugural Event with Panel of Top Industry Leaders

The Philadelphia chapter of WLN launched earlier this year and we were excited to hold our first-ever event in the region.

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An Inclusive Workplace: It Takes a Village

On October 23, 2019 in Stamford’s picturesque Harbor Point, more than 60 diverse professionals from across the area gathered at Octagon headquarters to dissect best practices surrounding workplace inclusivity.

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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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Female Founders Panel: Advice and Inspiration

On Monday, September 23rd, the WLN Boston chapter hosted “Female Founders Panel: Advice and Inspiration” at Hill Holliday. The event featured three inspiring Boston-based female founders - Farrah Belizaire of LiteWork Events, Jess Fracalossi of The Handle Bar, and Cayla Marvil of Lamplighter Brewing Co. - and was moderated by our very own co-chair Meghan Dillon.

Topics included the founders’ entrepreneurial journeys and how they built a business from the ground up, how they’ve conquered roadblocks as female-founded businesses, and how they maintain the strength of their businesses. About 60 people from Weber Shandwick, Mullen, and Hill Holliday attended, and guests were given the opportunity to network before and after the panel, while enjoying some beverages and post-work bites!

Women Leading IPG Forward

On August 22nd, the Women’s Leadership Network in Los Angeles hosted “Leading IPG Forward.” The event featured a panel discussion moderated by President of Rogers & Cowan/PMK-BNC and LA WLN Chair, Shirley Hughes along with guest speakers from Rogers & Cowan, Rufus, and UM. The panel of powerful women discussed their journeys, stories, and experiences as women in their careers, their personal lives, and the work they do for their clients. More than 60 guests attended across six different agencies who had the opportunity to ask questions and hear advice on best practices and moving their careers forward.

 

 

August 2019 Book Club

Frenemies – The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else) by Ken Auletta

An intimate and profound reckoning with the changes buffeting the $2 trillion global advertising and marketing business from the perspective of its most powerful players by the bestselling author of Googled.

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