• 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.

    Some of our upcoming events for Autumn 2018 are:

    • 12 September: Learn the Ancient Art of Powerful Storytelling
    • 17 October: Balanced Leadership event
    • 21 November: Women & Finance event 

     

     

  • 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 in 2017!

  • Mentoring Program

    PWN Copenhagen is offering a highly regarded Mentoring Program to its members twice a year. 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.

     

    Dates for the Spring 2019 program: 

    • Until 28 February: Application period for mentees

    • First week of March: Recruitment of mentors matching the mentee requirements

    • By 8 March: Communication of the matched pairs

    • By 20 March: First meeting between mentor and mentee

    • 25 March: Online meeting on Zoom to touch base on goal-setting and initial evaluation of matches

    • 13 May: Mid-term Zoom call to evaluate progress

    • 27 June: Final evaluation call

     

    The program runs from March to June 2019. In this period the mentor and mentee commit to 5 individual mentoring sessions.

     

    Elements of the Mentoring Program:

    • A joint call after the first meeting to evaluate the match and increase focus on the mentoring goals

    • 2-3 group mentoring sessions to deepen the learning and create a network among mentees and mentors

    • Monthly group coaching calls (optional and open to all mentees)

     

    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.

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

     

    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 during the program. 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 Spring 2019?

    Application as mentee: Click here 

    Are you interested in becoming a mentor? Please contact Franziska Luxhøj directly. (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’s Entrepreneurship Program, the Women Entrepreneurs Group (WEG), is a spring workshop series consisting of seven sessions which focus on entrepreneurial skills development, expert presenters, and building a like-minded community of peers. WEG furthers the PWN Copenhagen mission—providing women with the tools, networks, and support resources they need to assume leadership positions. In WEG, we work to strengthen women's empowerment by improving business skills and increasing knowledge about the daily work life of entrepreneurs.  The dates for 2019 run from March 7, 2019 through May 23, 2019. This year the organizers are Ada L. Stein, Helle Abild and Mayra Navarrete. 

    Who should attend WEG? 

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

    Fees:

    PWN Members: Free,

    Non-Members: 750DKK (PWN CPH Membership Included)  

    Content:

    The WEG Program is built around 7 workshops (3 hours each) which run from 6-9pm - with five workshops with expert presenters specifically focused on content themes, an introductory meeting introducing the workshop series and the entrepreneur’s mindset, and a concluding meeting with participant presentations. Each workshop aims to introduce and reinforce essential “know-how and tools” and provides a space for working on specific challenges—both independently and in dialogue with other participants. We are very delighted to have a diverse group of presenters. Some sessions will be organized as interactive workshops.  

    Program Dates: 

    • Session 1, March 7 - Three Mini-Workshops: Introduction to WEG, The Starting Map Exercise, & Concepts of Entrepreneurial Mindset - Presenters: Ada L. Stein, Helle Abild, Mayra Navarrete 
    • Session 2, March 21 - Introduction to Business Model Canvas and the Business Model Canvas Game - Presenter: Liva Echwald-Tijsen, traedfrem.dk and special guest Morten Lund, poshtel.io
    • Session 3, March 28 - Branding/Logo/Graphic Identity, Presenter: Helle Abild, https://bugistudio.com 
    • Session 4, April 4 - Strengthening Your Sales Process, Presenter: Alexandra Svarre, https://livingsales.net 
    • Session 5, May 2 -Social Media Marketing using Video, Presenter: Katrine and Louise Lerche, https://www.kapowvideo.dk
    • Session 6, May 9 - Managing Your Business, Presenter: Brian Tange, https://www.hamsto.com  
    •  Session 7, May 23 - Conclusion: Personal Presentations

    Participants will receive a course booklet, an overview of resources in Copenhagen, and for participants that attend more than 3 sessions  will receive a certificate of participation. 

    Time:

    Each session will be held from 18:00 to 21:00.

    Location: 

    The WEG sessions will take place in downtown Copenhagen at REGUS -  Rådhuspladsen 16, 1550 København V.

    Please contact ada.stein@gmail.com if you have any questions.

     

  • 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.

    PWN Copenhagen  will be hosting the next balanced leadership event on 11 October, 2017.  Please check back for details of the event. 

  • 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). 

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