PWN Global is a global movement of people working towards gender balanced leadership through professional development and international, cross-industry, online and in-person networking

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Benefits of membership

We offer you a home, a place to connect, learn, share and advance.

Join the PWN Zug & Zurich community and:

  • access an established, international support network offering diverse experience across multiple industries that will help you achieve your professional aspirations
  • become a mentor or a mentee in our cross-industry mentoring program 
  • tap into the wealth of experience across the PWN Global network active in 18 countries
  • meet like-minded and enthusiastic members in the Zug & Zurich region and expand your local network 
  • let our guest speakers and experts inspire you - at our on-site events in Zug or Zurich or online in one of our webinars

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PWN Zug & Zurich

PWN Zug & Zurich is an association of people working towards gender balanced leadership. We support the professional development of women with an established mentoring programme, face-to-face and online networking and learning opportunities. 

As PWN Global’s first city network in Switzerland, we have more than 80 members representing 25 nationalities and a similarly diverse range of backgrounds, life stories and career journeys sharing their KNOWLEDGE, BEST PRACTICES, TOOLS and TECHNIQUES.

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What's Hot #01

The Four Barriers to Male Engagement … and How to Overcome Them

We’re in a critical moment when it comes to advancing women in the workplace. Leaders in most companies agree that women’s leadership is worth pursuing. To that end, they have given the green light to various women’s initiatives and programs. Yet the number of women in senior leadership and...

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What's Hot #02

14 Characteristics Of A Gender-Equal Business Culture

Gender equality is an important issue, and many businesses are making efforts to prevent discrimination. However, to do so, you’ll need more than a written policy. As an employer, you should expect all team members to commit to and practice a work ethic free of biases. We asked a panel of...

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What we offer

  • Balanced Leadership
    Balanced Leadership

    It’s no secret that balanced leadership is no longer simply the ‘right’ thing to do ...

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  • Mentoring
    Mentoring

    Become a member and you will be eligible to join our highly regarded mentoring programme. ...

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  • Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneurship

    Currently, 30% of PWN’s global member base identifies themselves as Entrepreneurs. If yo...

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  • Balanced Boards
    Balanced Boards

    We recognise that the C-suite leaders amongst our members have some very specific needs an...

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  • Networking / Events
    Networking / Events

    Networking is one of the single most powerful ways to boost your career and contributes to...

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  • Knowledge
    Knowledge

    Too much information, not enough time? Let us help you cut though the noise!! We present y...

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Research: Are Women Better at Leading Diverse Countries Than Men?

Research from McKinsey has found that firms that outpace their peers on the number of women in top management see a financial performance benefit of up to 15% over the industry median. Might a similar benefit be true on the world stage? To find out, the authors studied data from 188 of the 193 United Nations–recognized countries. Their most striking finding was that women, when leading very diverse countries, were significantly more likely than men to have fast-growing economies.

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