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 […]

New to Shanghai? See 5 Necessities Every Foreigner Living In ...


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 – […]

Join the IPWS Board of Directors


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


In June, IPWS held it’s annual Leadership Summit powered by IE Business School and throughout the modern conference speakers gathered to interpret the theme: Understanding Power & Leadership… We shared an insightful piece last month by R May Lee our closing Keynote Speaker, and today share some overall discussions on […]

Understanding Power & Leadership: With Heini Shi from NYU Shanghai



IPWS annual sponsor TCT’s Founder & Management Consultant Vincent Ho (picture below at the 2017 IPWS Leadership Summit) has gathered some leadership ideas for us to consider over the summer holidays, especially for those currently in leadership roles. “No, I can’t do it.”, “No, I won’t be able to do it.”, […]

Tips on Leading High-Performance Teams


Last month, IPWS hosted the second annual Leadership Summit featuring the 2017 Women Leadership Awards and it’s with great pleasure to introduce our short video summary of the day! You can read more about the Leadership Summit powered by IE Business School here and read further about the 2017 Women […]

The IPWS Leadership Summit Video is Here


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