• PWN Copenhagen Events

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

    11 August.  Technology and talent search. How can your CV *outsmart* the computer? The role of machine-based candidate sourcing in modern HR.  Register here

    19 August.  Social event! Picnic on the boat.  Register here

    30 August.  Sustainable finance in Denmark. Register here

     

    1 September. Book club. Register here

    5 and 19 September. Two days workshop. Conflict as an opportunity for growth Register here

    We invite you to join us

     

  • 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.

     

     

     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. 

     

     

  • 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.

     

  • Collaboration, Knowledge

    PWN Copenhagen are very pleased to inform you all that we have entered an official collaboration

    with the IESE Business School (IESE).

    IESE Business School is the postgraduate management and leadership institute of Universidad de

    Navarra, with campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, New York City, and São Paulo.

    IESE offers a wide range of programs in General Management, Strategy, and Leadership – as well as

    shorter focused programs for specific up-skilling, and also services as Corporate Learning Partner for

    companies. IESE has been ranked as the best in the world for Executive Education 6 years in a row by The

    Financial Times.

    The cooperation between PWN Copenhagen and IESE opens up access to each other’s physical

    and online events in Denmark (and elsewhere). IESE regularly organizes online master classes and

    sessions of interest and relevance to PWN Copenhagen members. IESE, in turn, will make PWN

    Copenhagen’s events are known to its alumni in Denmark.

    What will this new collaboration mean for our members:

    • New activities that IESE host will PWN Copenhagen premium members will be able to join
    • Access to online events
    • IESE also offers a range of free online programs, available through the Coursera platform. To see the IESE offerings
    • Benefits and reduction of fee when entering postgraduate executive education PWN Copenhagen members will benefit from discounts on the following IESE programs:
      • Focused Programs (At least 10% discount).
      • Open Enrolment Executive Programs (10% discount).
      • Master’s degrees Scholarship Programs are available.
      • Custom Programs Offers upon request.

    You can initially review program offerings through the IESE website,  also welcome to

    contact IESE career planning and program advisor. All details are accessible for PWN Copenhagen members.

    In due course you will find information on PWN Copenhagen’s website about current events, and

    also see links to the different program options at IESE Business School.

  • 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.

    Booklist for 2022

    • The Culture Map by Erin Meyer⁣
    • Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter⁣
    • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro⁣
    • Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behavior and How to Effectively Communicate with Each in Business by Thomas Erikson ⁣

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