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About CWN

CWN is a membership organisation that is passionate about strengthening the chain of female leadership and advancing diversity in the workplace for the benefit of our members in business and in wider society.

Founded in 1978, CWN is one of the longest-standing women’s networks in the UK. CWN remains committed to enriching the continuous personal and professional progression of our membership within a trusted, collegial community focused on growth, learning and leadership.

CWN’s membership, both individuals and corporates, benefits from interacting with peers from different backgrounds across multiple business sectors through high quality career development events, inspiring speakers and panels and welcoming social gatherings. We take an inclusive approach in seeking to empower, equip and enable all individuals from all backgrounds, to contribute and achieve our collective potential.

Sharing knowledge and experience is fundamental to our ability to mobilise and stimulate debate on issues that matter to our members, as accomplished leaders in business, the professions and wider communities, and to the next generation of contributors.

From its intentional beginnings, today CWN remains committed to providing a secure environment where our members can grow their professional networks and allies and succeed through collaboration.