IPWS Event
It was a great turn out for IPWS & Lean In Shanghai’s weekend event; “Growing Careers from East & West“, and a well rounded discussion on international career development and talent leadership, seen through the eyes of Chinese and Westerners. IPWS & Lean In coordinated this event together, and have a great partnership covering […]

How to Grow Your Career in China


IPWS Summit (226 of 320)
On Friday 27 May, IPWS hosted our inaugural Leadership Summit, centred around the theme: Embracing the Changing Nature of Leadership: A Roadmap to Success. Hosted at the beautiful Swatch Art Peace Hotel, the Summit featured high calibre speakers and content, and was attended by over 150 professional women and men from Shanghai and beyond. […]

The FIRST IPWS Leadership Summit




IPWS SUMMIT WLA WINNER Isabelle Chouvet with friends
We are thrilled to announce the very worthy recipients of the IPWS Women Leadership Awards 2016!  We received a record number of nominations this year, showcasing the vast group of immensely talented women (and men!) in Shanghai’s professional community. We recognized the WLA 2016 winners at the inaugural IPWS Leadership […]

Congratulations to the Women Leadership Award 2016 Winners!


FlierFinal V4
With the generous support of our community, IPWS is excited to announce there will be a Fundraising Raffle and a wonderful Goodie Bags available to all attendees of the Leadership Summit & Women Leadership Awards 2016! We are proud to announce that over 25 sponsors are supporting the Women Leadership […]

WIN Prizes at IPWS Summit


Bridget Beattie SquareBW
Introducing our incredible line-up of speakers for this Friday’s IPWS Leadership Summit! A fitting representation of Shanghai’s broad cross-section of professional women, we have speakers hailing from a huge variety of backgrounds, including restauranteur, Michelle Garnaut; film producer Emmanuel Benbihy; charity founder Jerrie Ueberle; executive coach slash future “commercial astronaut”, […]

Announcing IPWS Leadership Summit Speakers



Ally Limitless Laowai
Meet one of this year’s Women Leadership Awards Juror Josie Zhao (pictured top right, with our WLA Jury Members), Deutsche Bank Chief Operating Officer, in this LimitlessLaowai podcast. In addition to her personal story and view on women leadership, Josie shares her experience with the Women Leadership Awards Jury, and some highlights from […]

New LimitlessLaowai Podcast featuring WLA


Swatch Art Peace Hotel Retro
Top 5 Reasons to attend the IPWS Leadership Summit this Friday, 27 May: Top calibre speakers, including international restaurateur Michelle Garnaut; “commercial astronaut” and executive coach, Elisa Mallis, and feature film producer behind the Cities of Love franchise, Emmanuel Benbihy. Plus many more! Innovative content, including a design thinking workshop, […]

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the IPWS Summit this Friday


exec brekkie
On March 4, IPWS began the senior executive topical brunch series for the year, in which 20 women gathered for a casual morning to discuss the topic ‘Honoring the Ways Women Lead.’ While preparation for the Women Leadership Awards & IPWS Leadership Summit has been bubbling away for some time, this particular brunch […]

Leadership: A Hot Topic