Paris, November 15th, 2023 — PWN Global, the renowned federation of PWN city networks spanning across more than 25 cities worldwide, proudly announces the appointment of new board members dedicated to advancing gender balanced leadership in businesses and in society, in general. With over 3,000 members representing 90 nationalities and a community of 30,000+, PWN Global has been at the forefront of creating positive change in the professional landscape.
PWN Global firmly believes that harnessing 100% of the world’s talent is essential for better decision-making, economic sustainability, and a happier society. The organization operates as a 'For Purpose’ volunteer association, galvanizing professional businesspeople and leaders to accelerate the pace of change towards gender-balanced leadership. The membership of PWN Global is diverse, encompassing both women and men, along with corporate partners, collaborative institutions, academic establishments, other networks, forums, and supporters of gender balanced leadership.
The new board members bring a wealth of experience and expertise to PWN Global. Their passion for driving positive change aligns seamlessly with the organization's mission. Together, they are committed to building upon the existing achievements of PWN Global and steering the organization towards new horizons of success.
"It is with great pleasure that we welcome our new board members to PWN Global," said Virginia Otel and Nadine Castellani-Floderer, Co-Presidents at PWN Global. "Their dedication to advancing gender-balanced leadership will undoubtedly reinforce our mission and enhance our impact on the global professional landscape. We are excited about the expertise and enthusiasm they bring to our organization."
The newly elected board members include Aylin Bumin, VP Marketing & Communication; Aylin Satun Olsun and Clelia Piperno, Co-VPs Fundraising & Innovation; Emmanuelle Camus, VP Programs; Gini Dupasquier, VP Strategic Development; Mihaela Mitroi, Treasurer; Monica d’Orey Santiago, VP Membership Experience & Network Development, and Dr Ryane Meralli-Ballou, Secretary General; each of whom brings a unique perspective and skillset to the organization. Their collective vision will be instrumental in driving PWN Global’s initiatives forward and creating a more equitable and inclusive future for all.
The upcoming board will place special emphasis on introducing a new platform aimed at improving member connectivity and city networks, cultivating partnerships with authorities, NGOs, companies, and others. Additionally, there will be efforts to reposition the PWN Global brand to match evolving needs and developments in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
PWN Global remains committed to fostering collaboration, championing diversity and empowering professionals to achieve their full potential. The organization invites individuals, institutions and businesses that share this vision to join hands in the journey towards gender balanced leadership.
For more information about PWN Global new board and its initiatives, please visit our website.
About PWN Global
PWN Global is a federation of PWN city networks across more than 25 cities worldwide, with over 3,000 members representing 90 nationalities and a community of 30,000+. PWN Global is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that exists to advance gender-balanced leadership in businesses and in society, in general. We believe that better decision making, economic sustainability, and a happier society will be realized only by leveraging 100% of the world’s talent.
Our 'For Purpose’ volunteer association is creating a movement of professional businesspeople and leaders who aspire to accelerate the current pace of change towards gender balanced leadership. Members of PWN Global include women and men, corporate partners, collaborative institutions, academic establishments, other networks, forums, and supporters of gender balanced leadership.
Aylin Bumin, VP of Marketing & Communications
PWN Global ABNL,128 rue La Boétie, 75008 Paris, FRANCE
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