International Professional Women’s Society (IPWS) would like to welcome Octave as our latest annual sponsor! There are a number of ways to support IPWS, through individual membership or partnerships, but we are delighted to receive annual sponsorship from the curated Wellbeing Platform, Octave. Octave is a curated Wellbeing Platform that […]

Introducing Octave – A New IPWS Sponsor!


Last week on November 30th, IPWS was delighted to slow down for an evening of engaging mindfulness training with Brandon Mehrgut, Senior Trainer at Potential Project and Founder of Shanghai Mindfulness. During the workshop, Brandon discussed the ideas and techniques of how Mindfulness Training can help you or your organization […]

EVENT RECAP: ABCD of Mindfulness Training


IPWS helped celebrate the 7th Annual Chi Fan for Charity last Saturday here in Shanghai! A big congratulations to all the volunteers, organisers and restaurants who made the event a unique dining and fundraising experience for all! IPWS was happy to sponsor one table at this year’s event, inviting a range of […]

Dining with Chi Fan For Charity



We had a full house last Tuesday, November 7th, when we hosted an informative panel of experts about China’s hottest industry: Ecommerce. During our event called 11/11 and the Universe of Chinese Ecommerce, we touched on the different shopping festivals in the West and in China; what do the astonishing sales numbers […]

EVENT RECAP: The Universe of Chinese Ecommerce


In our 5 Minutes With… series, we’re speaking to remarkable women about their career highlights, challenges, who they admire and advice they have for other women.  In this edition of 5 Minutes With… IPWS Board Member & President, Amanda Argentieri! What’s your name? What do you do, and how long have you been in […]

5 Minutes With… IPWS President Amanda Argentieri


Last week on October 25, we had the great pleasure to host an exciting workshop about Applied Improvisation Techniques with the brilliant improv coach Elva Yao from Zmack. What a night it was, brimming with positive energy and leaving all of us with practical tips and inspiration that can be […]

EVENT RECAP: Applied Improvisation Techniques Workshop



  We can’t live without being digitally connected in Shanghai, and as a part of the IPWS community, you have multiple options on staying updated on everything IPWS related! IPWS aims to provide many different platforms to connect, build networks, while fostering personal and professional growth, and throughout the past […]

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Nearly 30 attendees joined our Design Thinking Workshop with a twist led by Elena Mueller from mulan innovation Leadership Lab last Saturday, September 23rd at Fitspace. Attendants discovered how Design Thinking can be applied to be their next competitive advantage for effective leadership. They played creativity games in groups, listened to […]

Thank You For Attending Our Design Thinking Workshop!


Every year from March to November, IPWS works in partnership with Shanghai chapters of AmCham, AustCham, BritCham and M on the Bund to bring you the very popular Mentor Walks Shanghai. Mentor Walks is an informal, non-structured monthly gathering, which brings together established women leaders and emerging women leaders in our […]

Become a Mentor at Mentor Walks