EMPOWERING WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD "As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world." Virginia Wolf "Welcome, Bienvenue, 欢迎, Bienvenido, добро пожаловать, Witamy, Benvenuti!" REPRESENTING THE MOST INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL WOMEN IN ITALY FOR OVER 25 YEARS. BELIEVING IN WOMEN "A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done." Marge Piercy BUILDING STRONG NETWORKS The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Audrey Hepburn ANTICIPATING TOMORROW’S TRENDS “When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life.” Kofi Annan CHANGING LIVES BEGINNING WITH OUR OWN "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay. " Simone de Beauvoir
The world is changing more rapidly than ever before.
Transformation is indeed the new normal.
Advancing technologies, unanticipated events, and fresh challenges are around every corner
and this has put increasing pressure on today’s professionals especially women.
We shall adjust and adapt to this reality in order to navigate successfully into the future.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing us even more to rethink our professional culture.
PWA believes that women have a unique opportunity to lead this long-overdue transformation.
Our Mission
Empower women to thrive through continual transformation.
Encourages and supports women to play a more active role in the digital era
across the professional community in all industries,
by advancing careers, fostering alliances, and
preparing the current and next generation of professionals.
Our Purpose
Be the voice for women in the professional community across all industries,
advancing empowerment leadership, recognizing women’s achievements,
and illuminating their unique contributions to their professions, companies, and communities.
Under this challenging theme, we commit to:
Inspire Leaders
Our members will be high achieving, self-motivated, global agents of change.
Transform Professionals
Our programs will embrace disruption in businesses, enable efficient and effective sustainable solutions while being mindful of community impacts.
Engage Cultures
We create intellectual space for our members, partners, and supporters to think innovatively and engage cultures.

Are you ready to lead the change?

OUR EVENTS

We meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month for cocktails dedicated to networking, and the 3rd Wednesday conference conducted by international speakers.
In addition, we organize events of cultural interest and social development.

November 2020 PWA eConference: Step In, Step Up & Step Out

Conferences

November 2020 PWA ConneXion: Cross-networking online event

ConneXions

October 2020 PWA eConference: Leadership in Digital Transformation – Why women matter?

Conferences

LATEST NEWS

The people we are: Milena Guarino Padula

PORTABLE CAREER TO EMPOWER WOMEN Milena has thousands of interesting anecdotes to tell from her privileged point of view, as wife of an Italian diplomat. Throughout her life, she has…

A PLACE FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN, AND ABOUT WOMEN

We welcome women from various professions at different levels and from different sectors.

Thanks to our experience of living and working in more than one country, our environment is multicultural.

What PWA means to me

Quello che ho sempre apprezzato in PWA è la grande volontà di fare squadra, formando una lobby positiva, mettendo a disposizione con umiltà le proprie competenze per far emergere il merito, le capacità e le competenze a favore delle donne ovunque e incondizionatamente.

Monica Cirinnà – Senatrice – PWA’s madrina

PWA is a powerful networking opportunity for professional women, a place where we can learn from each other by sharing experiences and competencies and contribute to expansion of gender diversity in the business and across cultures. It is proven that successful companies benefit from having a higher share of women in their Boards: PWA plays a critical role of change agent to ensure this happens in Italy as well.

Daniela Cerboni – VP World Services Amex – Member

I joined PWA to grow my professional network with people coming from different cultures & working environments and to practice my English. I met people who deeply inspired me and contributed to change my personal and professional life.

Monica Livan – Information Technology Consultant

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