The AIM of PWN Amsterdam: Grow your potential – connect, share and learn. MISSION: PWN Amsterdam believes in a stronger leadership role for women in business and society. Unlocking the potential of professional women by supporting their leadership development, through connecting, sharing, learning and supporting, is core to everything we do. PWN is unique as a global [...] read more

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PWN Amsterdam AGM June 2014

The Board of PWN Amsterdam enjoy celebrating the achievements of our great network and members each year at our Annual General Meeting (AGM). On June 24th this year, we hosted our AGM at The Rosarium in Amsterdam, celebrated with our members and guests, enjoyed the culinary delights of The Rosarium and were entertained by the great Boom Chicago! They consolidated the best of PWN Amsterdam in a hilarious, high energy performance. The AGM is a true example of the great connection, sharing and inspiration we aim for, and we'd like to share this clip with you...

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Visual Communications – open position per October 5th 2015


Create powerful and practical visual communications

We are looking for someone well-versed in visual communications to join our growing Communications and Marketing team. This is a hands-on role and is both organisational and creative.  We are currently setting up and instilling a structure and tools to present the Amsterdam chapter of PWN as part of PWN Global consistently to all our audiences. For more details on this position please read further

Report from the AGM June 30th 2015


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On Tuesday June 30th 2015, we celebrated our Annual General Meeting at the Royal Tropical Institute. In this beautiful setting, we said goodbye to two board members, Julija Luzaan and Michelle Henley and voted in two new board members, Pamela Wooley as VP Communications and Marketing and Marjola Bolhuis as Treasurer. Our translated and updated Articles of Association, prepared by Karine Hilbrandie PWN Amsterdam Secretary were also presented and voted in.

Dinner followed for the circa 55 members and guests attending. Caroline Zegers, Deloitte Partner, shared the vision and goals behind the Executive, Ladies Only program from Deloitte. Zabeth van Veen, from Image Maker and a facilitator for the Deloitte program, shared several tips on how to make a first and lasting impression. We will share just a few of what Zabeth shared here: For more photos and to continue to read please click here

Breaking taboos about women entrepreneurship with Josette Dijkhuizen

Josette Dijkhuizen

For the third time THNK School of Creative Leadership at Westergasfabriek hosted the PWN Amsterdam event on June 2nd. With this our thanks for their wonderful hospitality.

Josette Dijkhuizen, Women’s Representative at the United Nations in 2013, came to inspire the PWN members and guests about female entrepreneurship. She is the founder of the ENPower foundation, a new initiative energizing and helping women in shelters to realize their business ideas, entrepreneurial skills and their dreams.

An idealist that puts entrepreneurship into practice, is how one could describe Josette. As a researcher, focused on the topic of success and happiness among entrepreneurs, she shared some important facts and statistics about women and business from her years of practice. Anyone of these could be discussion material for a future session:
For more photos and to read more about what Josette shared with us click here