A night to honour gender balanced leadership!

                    

Join us in Dublin on 12th November 2020

 

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

Join 300+ senior leaders and professionals who are working towards accelerating gender balanced leadership in their workplaces.

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

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 2020 WILL BE OPENED SHORTLY

 

PWN Premium Member Ticket: €150 (Limited to 100 tickets)

Non-Member Ticket: €250

Whole Table (10 seats): €1,950
 

Sponsors

If your company is truly passionate about supporting gender balanced leadership, we need your help to make this event a sustainable annual celebration. In return, you can expect to achieve global media visibility for your brand in conjunction with this event and our phenomenal mission to advance gender balanced leadership in the world, and society at large. 

  • As a sponsor, you have the choice of sponsoring either an Award category, or a Table at the Award ceremony.
  • 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.
  • Sponsors may nominate a Judge for the independent nominations judging panel (any judge will not be able to judge a category that comprises nominations from their own organisation)

Interested? There are several ways to get involved:

Sponsor an Award Category - €5,000

  • Align your organisation with a  specific Award category

  • Present the award to the Award Winner on the night of the Awards ceremony

  • 4 tickets for the Awards ceremony gala dinner
     

Sponsor a Table – €3,200

  • 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


Apply for an Award - No cost

  • Scroll down for more information on Award categories and how to submit a nomination

 

Product Partner - Price on Application

  • Connect your premium product/ luxury brand with our Awards.

 

To discuss getting involved in the 2020 Awards, please contact  our dedicated team via

ebecca Fountain, Head of Marketing and Commincations, PWN Global.

Email: rebecca.fountain@pwnglobal.net

 
 

Awards & Finalists

2020 Nominations will open soon - watch this space. 

The award categories and winners for 2019 were:

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

2020 Awards

Nominations for 2020 will open shortly. If you have any questions, please reach out to Karin Trivière, Head of Membership Experience, PWN Global. Email: karin.triviere@pwnglobal.net

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