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



Thank you all for joining last week’s Welcome Back Networking Gathering at the stunning new Wanda Reign 7-star hotel! On September 14th, we gathered together with our supportive partners to welcome our members and friends back to Shanghai, and to celebrate the start of an exciting new season. Stay tuned to […]

EVENT PHOTOS: Welcome Back Networking Gathering


This month, IPWS annual sponsor, Epermarket, helps us welcome all newcomers to Shanghai with their tips on 5 must-haves for life in the city. Epermarket is an online expat supermarket that offers over 7,000 products from reliable brands from around the world at diverse price ranges to be delivered directly to your […]

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IPWS Board Members past & present send our very best wishes to outgoing President, Tiziana Figliolia, who has graciously served on the IPWS Board of Directors for several years and has now relocated to Boston, USA with her family. We extend our sincerest gratitude for her genuine commitment to the […]

Goodbye & Thank You to IPWS Outgoing President Tiziana Figliolia!



A big thank you to everyone who attended our Annual General Assembly (AGA) earlier this week to celebrate a wildly successful 2016-2017 season! Besides being a fantastic opportunity to network, meet friends and make valuable new connections, the AGA also serves as IPWS’ official annual meeting, where IPWS members have […]

IPWS AGA and Annual Report 2016-2017


International Professional Women’s Society (IPWS) provides platforms for dynamic women to connect, build networks, foster personal growth and develop professionally. IPWS Board Members make a difference by working towards our vision of connecting professional women and being an influential community in Shanghai and beyond, based on our key values – […]

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IPWS annual sponsor, Epermarket, is an online expat supermarket that offers over 7,000 products from reliable brands from around the world at diverse price ranges to be delivered directly to your doorstep. This month, the team at Epermarket wants to make sure you keep cool this summer! Since ancient times, Traditional […]

Lifestyle: 8 Foods to Keep You Cool Through Summer