©2019 by PWN Global

A night to honour gender balanced leadership!

                    

Join us in Dublin in 2020  - Date TBA

 

PWN Global, is a network of people accelerating gender balanced leadership in business and society through professional development and global networking opportunities.

Thank you to our sponsors, nominees, corporate bookings, PWN City Network President & board members ,  and event partners for your support.

2019 Winners:

  • Best Company: Portolano Cavallo

  • Best Employee Network: Gloria Lorenzo, Oracle 

  • Best CEO: Pamela Quinn, Kuehne + Nagel Ireland

  • Excellence in Raising the Voice of Gender Balanced Leadership: Kristen Pressner, Roche 

  • Gender Balanced Leadership Research; Allyson Zimmermann, Catalyst

  • Excellence in Working with a Charity: Joint winners - Joanna O’Riordan, Mercer and Joanna Freitas & Catarina Soares, Leading Together, working with INSEAD

  • Excellence in Women’s Empowerment: Melissa Raczak, Deloitte

  • Training Initiative of the Year: Bernie O’ Connor, ESB

  • Young Gender Balanced Leader of the Year:  Capt Ayse Asli Basak, The Chamber of Marine Engineers Turkey

  • PWN Member of the Year: Virginia Otel, PWN Romania

  • Manbassador of the Year: Brian Levey, IntervalZero

  • The Lifetime Outstanding Contribution Award: Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, 20-First

Details on our 2020 Awards are coming soon.  Join us in 2020 as we celebrate all those people who are leading the way for gender balanced leadership.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tickets

THE TICKET OFFICE FOR 2019 IS CLOSED

 

If you are sponsoring an award or an event, please speak with your PWN Corporate Partner Co-Ordinator to confirm your ticket allocation.

*If you are not a member of a PWN city network, you may find it more cost effective to purchase a PWN annual membership, to qualify for the PWN Member ticket rate for this event.

Accommodation: If you require accommodation during your vist to Dublin, we recommend The Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge  and the Ballsbridge Hotel also in Ballsbridge.

 


 

Sponsors

We are offering an extraordinary opportunity for you to align your brand with and leverage our global media coverage of the event.

  • Sponsorship with PWN Global provides a unique opportunity to showcase your brand both during the Awards ceremony and all year long via PWN Global's communications and websites.
  • The Awards comprise a wide range of categories and submissions will be invited from all areas of business and society. Sponsors may also nominate a proven expert in a particular field as a Judge.
  • The Awards offer an excellent opportunity for powerful B2B marketing, provide employee recognition, celebrate teams' projects, to host your clients at a prestigous event while showcasing your  efforts or client collaborations, and to build relationships.
  • The Awards are attended by 300+ senior professionals who are working towards accelerating gender balanced leadership in their workplaces.
  • Seize your opportunity now to associate your brand with WINNERS throughout the Awards marketing campaign and throughout the Awards and Networking Gala.
  • Sponsoring an event, or sponsoring an award category provides a unique ROI- it puts YOUR COMPANY and brand in the limelight in front of this influential audience, while demonstrating your commitment to practicing positive gender balanced leadership. 

Interested? There are several ways to get involved:

  1. Become a Main Sponsor - 4 Tiers- Diamond €30,000; Platinum €25,000; Gold €20,000; Silver €10,000. Our Top 2 sponsorship tiers include a corporate partnership package with PWN Global.

  2. Sponsor a Category- align your organisation with a  specific Award. €5,000 . 

  3. Apply for an Award – scroll down for more information on the green Award category page below 

  4. Sponsor a Table – 10 seats to invite your staff, teams and clients to an exceptional networking dinner and awards ceremony. We will brand your table with your logo and company name. €3,500

  5.  Product Partner - Connect your premium product/ luxury brand with our Awards.

 

To discuss getting involved in the 2020 Awards, please contact  our dedicated Sponsorship Liaison Emma Olohan, VP PR, PWN Global. Email: pr@pwnglobal.net

 

Awards & Finalists

Nominations are now CLOSED. Thank you for your submission.

The award categories are as follows:

Category 1: Best Company, sponsored by Mercer

  • This category is sponsored by Mercer

  • This category seeks to recognise initiatives that accelerate gender balanced leadership in the workplace. These companies ensure that the workplace environment is one in which staff are valued for their many differences and are not left behind or excluded because of them.

  • This category might include initiatives which examine who is being hired, who is being promoted, who is leaving the organisation and who is doing the most to champion gender balanced leadership at all levels of the organisation.

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are: 

    • Citi Bank

    • Baxter SpA

    • Leading Social

    • Portolano Cavallo - WINNER 2019

    • Talent Garden​

Category 2: Best Employee Network, sponsored by PWC 

  • This category is sponsored by PWC

  • This category seeks to recognise the best internal employee network that is supporting the efforts of gender balanced leadership within a company. The network may provide coaching or mentoring services along with professional development opportunities and affirmative action to retain more female talent to create gender balance in the organisation.

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are: 

    • Najat Laadam, Women@Nissan

    • Gloria Lorenzo, Oracle Women in Leadership (OWL) - WINNER 2019

    • Joanna O'Riordan, Women at Mercer

    • Melissa Raczak, Deloitte Women's Network

Category 3: Best CEO, sponsored by INSEAD

  • This category is sponsored by INSEAD

  • This category seeks to recognise the single-minded leadership of a CEO and their efforts to really champion gender balanced leadership by being overtly pro-gender balanced leadership within their organisation and by speaking publicly on the topic on world stages, via social media, or press in general to raise awareness on gender balanced leadership. This leader promotes gender balanced leadership at every opportunity and truly believes that it is not only the morally correct thing to do, but it is also the prudent approach to take to grow the bottom line of the business. 

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are: 

    • Jac Bressers, Tétris Design & Build

    • Colette Doyle, Leading Social 

    • Martine Ferland, Mercer

    • Alicia Partee, Generation Mobility AS

    • Pamela Quinn, Kuehne & Nagel - WINNER 2019

    • Lilia Stoyanov, Transformify​

Category 4: Excellence in Raising the Voice of Gender Balanced Leadership in the Media

  • This category seeks to recognise a media channel that has consistently published interesting and provocative content that is helping raise visibility on the topic of gender balanced leadership

  • ​This category is also for those who believe that they have shown best practice in an Advertising/Social Media Campaign that raises the awareness of gender balanced leadership.

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are: 

    • Heidi Aven, SHE Community

    • Pat Milligan, Mercer

    • Dr. Marina Nani, Sovereign Magazine, MTN Media

    • Kristen Pressner, Roche - WINNER

    • Laura Alice Villani, Boston Consulting Group IGIT

 

Category 5: Excellence in Gender Balanced Leadership Research,

sponsored by the Irish Management Institute

  • This category is sponsored by the Irish Management Institute 

  • This category seeks to recognise a body of research that has helped to illustrate the importance of addressing gender balanced leadership in the workplace and in society at large.

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are:
    • Yasmine Boudiaf, Serious Datum
    • Dr Iris Dorreboom, Beyond
    • Dr Vanessa Marcie, Leading With Humour
    • Pat Milligan, Mercer
    • Laura Alice Villani, Boston Consulting Group Italy
    • Allyson Zimmermann, Catalyst​ - WINNER

Category 6: Excellence in Working with a Charity/Not-for-Profit Partner to Accelerate Gender Balanced Leadership

  • This award seeks to recognise an organisation that has partnered with a charity or not-for-profit who is dedicated to raising visibility and creating impact with regard to gender balanced leadership.

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are:

    • Joana Freitas and Catarina Soares, working with INSEAD - JOINT WINNER

    • ​Filippo Manucci, Ales Groupe Italia

    • Joanna O'Riordan, Mercer - JOINT WINNER

    • Joop Smits, PwC working with Equal-Salary

Category 7: Excellence in Women’s Empowerment sponsored by ESB

  • This category is sponsored by ESB Ireland

  • Women’s Empowerment involves incorporating sustainability and high ethical standards in the development and operation of a company's operations, processes and hiring culture. Examples of initiatives in the women empowerment category might include the measures a company takes to ensure that there are no gender bias risks in operation, or how a company caters to more vulnerable employees and clients, or measures a company takes to engage employees in improving sustainability by working with them to reduce their bias footprint. 

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are:

    • Manuela Cavallo, Portolano Cavallo

    • Veronique Goy Veenhuys, Equal Salary

    • Sandra Momah, PWN Lagos

    • Joanna O'Riordan, Mercer

    • Melissa Raczak, Deloitte Consulting - WINNER

    • Maureen Simon, Empowered Women Consulting​

Category 8: Training Initiative of the Year

  • This award will be presented to an organisation or academic institute that has shown excellence in creating a training initiative that is creating impact in gender balanced leadership in the workplace or in society in general.

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are:

    • Sinead Henshaw, Citi

    • Lorraine O'Carroll, Grant Thornton

    • Bernie O'Connor, ESB - WINNER

    • Sandra Ondraschek-Norris, Catalyst

    • Rita Pelica, PWN Lisbon

    • Jennifer Petriglieri, INSEAD

    • Melissa Raczak, Deloitte Consulting​

Category 9: Young Gender Balanced Leader of the Year,

sponsored by Keuhne and Nagel

  • This category is sponsored by Kuehne+ Nagel Ireland

  • This award seeks to recognise a young leader (under the age of 40) who is doing ground breaking work in the area of Gender Balanced Leadership. 

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are:

    • Capt. Ayse Asli Basak, UCTEA, The Chamber of Marine Engineers - WINNER

    • Kate Bollanou, Kate Bollanou Coaching

    • Lisa Christen, Christen Coaching & Consulting

    • Trisha Gukhool, Freelance Gender Consultant

    • Isobel O'Connor, Mercer

    • Richa Pathak, Citi​

 

Category 10: PWN Member of the Year Award, sponsored by PWN Global

  • This category is sponsored by PWN Global 

  • The Member of the Year Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a member of a PWN  City Network.  This award will be chosen by PWN Global's Federation Board and will be presented to a member who has demonstrated outstanding service to their local city network, and the PWN Global mission through the giving of their time, talents, and resources.

  • The award winner for this category will be announced on the evening. 

    • Virginia Otel, PWN Romania - WINNER

 

Category 11: Manbassador of the Year

  • This award will be presented by PWN Global's Federation Board to a man who has demonstrated outstanding support for advancing females in all aspects of their life - as a father, husband, brother, son, work colleague or all round leading light - who puts gender balanced leadership at the heart of all his actions. 

  • This award will be presented to a man who is not only talking the talk, but leading by example. 

  • Finalists selected by our judging panel are:

    • David Anderson, Mercer

    • Alfonso Bartolacci, Orienta spa

    • Bryan Levey, IntervalZero Inc - WINNER

    • Mickael Melaye, Airbus

    • Dr Lee Richardson, Dublin Business School  

Category 12: Lifelong Outstanding Contribution in Advancing Gender
Balanced Leadership, sponsored by PWN Global

  • This category is sponsored by PWN Global 

  • This award will be presented by PWN Global's Federation Board, to a senior level woman that PWN Global wishes to honour for her lifetime of work and achievement in the area of gender balanced leadership.

  • This award will be presented to someone who shows fearless courage in speaking out, and who may often dare to be controversial to create positive movement that will change the world.

  • There is no shortlist for this award. The award winner for this category will be announced at the awards. 

    • ​Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, 20-First - WINNER​​

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK TIME TO MAKE A SUBMISSION!
For those of you who have not made the finals this year, we encourage you to continue the great work you are doing and come along to the event to continue sharing, learning, growing and creating IMPACT. Read full press release on finalists here

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Get in Touch

Press Release for 2019 Awards Winners and file with pictures; 

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Thank you to all of our sponsors, and our media partner for 2019:

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