Welcome to WCN, the international career network for highly qualified professional women seeking to develop and expand their career opportunities in Austria.
Founded in 1993, WCN is an inclusive network that promotes women in leadership and supports its members throughout their careers. WCN is an active network hosting over 40 meetings a year where its members connect to further each other’s interests.
WCN is the access point to the PWN Global, a growing international cross-sectoral networking and training platform for international professional women with more than 4000 members.
Press Release - European Professional Women’s Network (EPWN) Goes Global as Mobility Rises
PWN Global benefits relocating female executives and women entrepreneurs
Vienna, 10 February 2013 – Low female participation at the recent World Economic Forum shows that gender equality in the corporate workplace remains a “work in progress.” But do the figures for women on executive boards and the debate about quotas actually paint the full picture? In a constantly changing marketplace, many women are choosing alternatives, such as entrepreneurship, to advance their careers. “A striking 35% of Professional Women’s Network Global (PWN) members are of female entrepreneurs. This indicates that more women are pursuing paths other than the corporate ladder,” agree Meghla El Haque and Ewa Ciecierska, Co-Presidents of the PWN Vienna chapter, locally known as the Women’s Career Network (WCN). Read More: Press Release PWN Global.
WCN Mission and Values
WCN offers a resource network, career and dialogue platform for professional women from all nations. An inclusive, positive spirit, openness, transparency and a participatory management approach forms the networks’ success.
Benefits for WCN members
• General Meetings
Topics range from professional and personal development to current business and cross-cultural issues. The speakers are senior managers, entrepreneurs, coaches and representatives from government, institutions and NGO’s.
Facilitated face-to-face networking, online networking around the world, special networking events.
• Career Club
Workshops to advance careers.
Experienced professional women share their knowledge and know-how.
• New Member Welcome Breakfasts
Give a detailed overview of WCN Vienna and EuropeanPWN.
Exhibit your products or services.
Come and join us at one of our upcoming events and become part of the network that works!
Ewa Ciecierska & Meghla El-Haque
Co-Presidents WCN Vienna City Network, member of the EuropeanPWN