Each month, IPWS invites an extraordinary community member to share their story, and this time we’ve asked Stefanie Vallee to tell us about her ten years of life in China!  Stefanie Vallee came to Shanghai in 2008 with her own boutique consultancy business in art, communications and coaching. She launched […]

Meet IPWS Member of the Month – Stefanie Vallee


IPWS is delighted to announce over 35,000 RMB was raised for the World Academy for the Future of Women over the weekend! We hosted a gorgeous White Party Brunch at the URBN Hotel garden terrace on Saturday and we congratulate our community for such a large contribution to the World Academy! […]

White Party Fundraising in Shanghai


The IPWS community has grown since we first started as an organisation in 1993, as a not for profit style group & volunteer Board of Directors, we aim to give back to our professional women through dynamic events and distinct opportunities throughout the year. But each year, we also stop and […]

Meet Cecilia! A Graduate from the World Academy of the ...



The IPWS Leadership Summit powered by IE Business School was held on Friday June 2nd, where we had the chance to hear from an impressive line-up of high-calibre speakers. One of our speakers was R. May Lee, Dean of School of Entrepreneurship and Management at ShanghaiTech University, who delivered a compelling Closing Keynote as […]

Understanding Power & Leadership: R. May Lee


The IPWS Leadership Summit powered by IE Business School was held on Friday 2nd June and we’re still reeling with passion & inspiration from the speakers, the Women Leadership Award Winners and the audience. This week we’ll bring you further notes from our impressive speakers and keep you ‘understanding power […]

The IPWS Leadership Summit Powered by IE Business School




If you were our guest at the IPWS Leadership Summit powered by IE Business School, we have your professional headshots ready and we invite you to complete our Feedback Survey! On Friday 2nd June, the IPWS Leadership Summit was a modern conference with a unique experience for our community and […]

Calling all Leadership Summit Attendees!


We have some BIG THANK YOU messages to sing out from our powerful leadership hearts after we wrapped the 2nd Annual IPWS Leadership Summit on Friday evening. Sponsorships! Thank you! IPWS recognizes that the success of the 2017 Leadership Summit, featuring the Women Leadership Awards, would not be possible without […]

Thank You to our IPWS Leadership Summit Sponsors & Volunteers


IPWS Announces the Winners of the Women Leadership Awards 2017 CONGRATULATIONS to our winners, our finalists and the nominees of this year’s Women Leadership Awards. The WLA recognises professional women who have emerged as leaders in their field. As leaders, these inspiring women (and since 2016, men supporting women) have […]

Congratulations to the Winners of the Women Leadership Awards 2017!