• PWN Copenhagen Events

    At PWN Copenhagen, we offer monthly speaker events that focus on professional (and personal) development. Information about upcoming events is listed on our main page.
     

     

  • Networking Opportunities

    PWN Copenhagen offers networking/social events, as well as monthly speaker events.

    We offer social networking events during the year, which are usually for PWN Copenhagen members only.  Networking is one of the single most powerful ways to boost your career. The more you connect and share, the more you learn... and learning always leads to development. 

    Our speaker events focus on different topics and also offer an opportunity to network with the other event attendees (both PWN members and other guests). View the events calendar on our main page and mark your calendar!  We hope to see you at one of our events!

  • Mentoring Program

    PWN Copenhagen is offering a highly regarded Mentoring Program to its members every year starting in October. By becoming a member of our network, you are eligible to apply for the program.

    Mentoring is recognized as a cost-effective and impactful way to prepare future business leaders. Women who achieve professional success often state that mentoring relationships during their professional journey—both formal and informal—are instrumental to that success. Research from McKinsey, Catalyst, and PWN confirms that mentoring is a key ingredient to professional progress up the leadership pipeline.

     

    What is mentoring?

    Mentoring is a relationship between an expert (mentor) and another person willing to learn from the expert's experience (mentee), therefore the mentor helps the mentee to achieve her development goals by sharing his/her personal knowledge and reflecting together.

     

    Who can be a mentee in PWN Copenhagen Program?

    The requirement to join the program is membership of PWN Copenhagen.

    Hence, if you want to apply to the program you have to register for PWN and pay the yearly membership fee of DKK 750. A PWN mentee can be anyone who strives for professional or personal development.

    The program fee is DKK 500.

     

    PLEASE NOTE: your application for the program will be considered only after payment has been received.

     

    As a mentee you get

    • In-person group coaching on your goal formulation at the beginning of the program
    • A minimum of 5 individual sessions with your mentor over 6 months
    • 2-3 additional in-person or virtual group sessions during the program
    • A network of other mentees, with the opportunity to support each other

    PLEASE NOTE: as of now, the plan is to host the fall program 2020 fully virtual in context of Covid-19 restrictions. This might change while the program is in progress.

     

    Who are the Mentors?

    We invite experienced professionals - both men and women - to serve in the role of a mentor and share their knowledge for the benefit of professional women. Past and current mentors from the PWN Copenhagen Mentoring Program have had a variety of professional backgrounds and provided mentoring on many topics - including leadership, work-life balance, entrepreneurship, presentation skills, self-development, wholehearted professional living, and personal fulfillment.  Mentors commit to 5 sessions of mentoring over the duration of 6 months, more sessions can be agreed upon mutually by each pair individually. Mentors also receive training and support from the VP Mentoring during the program and a certified coach who runs the training workshop. Mentors are welcome to participate without PWN Copenhagen membership.

     

    How does mentoring happen?

    The mentoring can take place in person or over the phone/Skype, according to the mutual agreement between the mentor and mentee. Details of mentoring discussions are confidential.

     

    Are you interested in becoming a Mentee or Mentor in Autumn 2020?

    Click here to enter your application as a mentee.

    If you want to become a mentor, please contact Franziska Luxhøj. (contact details below)

     

     

    For any questions, contact Franziska Luxhøj, VP Mentoring & Career Development, +4552708198 or Franziska@lighthill-coaching.com

     

     


    Feedback from a repeat Mentor:
    "I am always amazed at learning about another person, their drivers, perspectives and viewpoints. My mentoring drive comes from sharing a new perspective and potentially helping someone else to understand themselves better and to make sustainable steps toward change. This was again a fulfilling session, as I can visibly see the joy and change in my mentee."

     

  • Entrepreneurship Program

    PWN Copenhagen Women Entrepreneurs Group (WEG), is PWN Copenhagen Core Entrepreneurship program. This year we will begin our program online with a new curriculum: The Business Model Canvas Deep Dive Online. In this five-session series we will spend five sessions working with the Business Model Canvas business development tool. 

    The program is an opportunity to learn, grow and develop your business skills no matter the stage you are at. It is for you if you are a business owner seeking new inspiration and a refresh. It is for you if you are a passionate entrepreneur ready to launch, it is for you if you are just playing with an idea and don't know where to start, it is for you if you are looking for inspiration and a like-minded community. 

    WEG furthers the PWN Copenhagen mission—providing women with the tools, networks, and support resources they need to assume leadership positions. We empower women through improved business skills, the knowledge needed to be an entrepreneur and a strong network of support.  

    Who should join WEG? 

    WEG is for women entrepreneurs, women considering starting their own business, or women who are looking for inspiration and a like-minded community. 

    All are welcome to the program and benefit from it. This is our 7th year in running this series because it is so well loved! 

    Fees:

    PWN Members: 250DKK

    Non-Members: 2000DKK

     

    Non-members are welcome to become a PWN Copenhagen Member to enjoy the member-pricing. Membership is 750DKK annually. 

     

    Content WEG Part 1 - Business Model Canvas Deep Dive Online:

    This year we will move the first part of our Women Entrepreneurs Group Program online, as a result of the ongoing restrictions as result of the Covid-19 response. 

    Program Dates:

    Session 1, April 21 - Introduction to Women Entrepreneurs Group, WEG Organizers: Ada Stein, Sylvaine Aust, Lauren Collopy

    Session 2, April 22  - Introduction to the Business Model Canvas, Mapping a Business, Getting Started with Building a Business Model Canvas

    Session 3,  May 5  - Playing the Business Model Canvas Game - Company 1

    Session 4, May 6  -  Playing the Business Model Canvas Game - Company 2

    Session 5, May 20 - Deep dive into Value Proposition, Customers, Market Segments & Channels

    Information about Part 2 will be provided as we get more information about the reopening of our society. 

    Participants will be invited to join a private facebook group, receive course materials, and for participants that attend more than 4 sessions  they will receive a certificate of participation. 

    Time:

    Each session will be held from 19:00 to 21:00.

    Location:

    At the moment, this will be organised as virtual program. Further directions will be provided to those who register and as we learn more about how the society will open up. 

  • Balanced Leadership

    It’s no secret that balanced leadership is no longer simply the ‘right’ thing to do. Major research has shown, time and time again, that it’s the profitable thing to do. Forward-thinking companies and professionals know that putting balanced leadership at the heart of their business strategies will lead to sustainable growth and profit. On this PWN website, you can read about the latest trends and global thinking on the topic of balanced leadership. Understand what role you can play to boost your own career and that of others in a sustainable and balanced environment.

     

  • Knowledge

    This PWN website offers you a variety of curated content, selected by PWN Global—relevant, up-to-date news and research.

    For our members, there is also a series of informational webinars available to our members on this website (18+ webinars annually!), on a variety of topics).  Access recordings of past PWN webinars by following the steps below (once you've signed into the portal). 

    • Menu
    • Knowledge Hub
    • PWN Publications
    • Webinars

  • Book Club

    The Book Club is for all PWN Copenhagen Premium Members, who are interested in reading books, all types of books. Our goal is to read 4 books yearly with a possibility of increasing the number of books by request.

    The members will meet four times per year to share thoughts and impressions about the books, to get new perspectives and to connect and have fun together. The meetings are both online and in person.

     

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