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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


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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


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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



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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


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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


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On Friday 27th May at IPWS Leadership Summit, you’ll be finding out the winners of the Women Leadership Awards 2016, but take some time to read about the excellent collection of WLA Finalists and how they came to be nominated & selected to be in the running for this year’s awards. […]

12 WLA Finalists & Their Stories



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For the Women Leadership Awards this year, our Official Business Newspaper Sponsor is the Financial Times, and we’re pleased to see our IPWS Leadership Summit & awards advertisement alongside all the current news & reviews in their recent publication (shown above). One of the longest running newspapers in the world, the Financial […]

IPWS in the Financial Times!


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A Big THANK YOU to our wonderful Women Leadership Awards Finalists, Jury Members, Sponsors and IPWS Members who attended our Fundraising Event last night at the House of Roosevelt. Can you spot yourself in the photos? All money raised through the Raffles will go directly to the World Academy for […]

Fundraising on the Rooftop


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The 2016 IPWS Leadership Summit & Women Leadership Awards on Friday 27th May will be supporting World Academy for the Future of Women with a fundraiser on Monday 16th May especially for the charity! The World Academy for the Future of Women is a leadership program that focuses on developing young […]

What is the World Academy for the Future of Women?