New Website Launched

On this Queen’s Day, April 30, 2009, the new website of EuropeanPWN-Amsterdam is launched.

Our website at is and has always been our public identity on the internet. It is our online presence for both members and the general public. We have redesigned the website with a focus on usability, accessibility, and open participation.

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Europe Invests in Women Leaders

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Europe Invests in Women Leaders – by Sylvia Ann Hewlett.

Sylvia Ann Hewlett is an economist and the founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy where she directs the “Hidden Brain Drain”—a task force of 35 global companies committed to fully realize female and minority talent. She also heads up the Gender and Policy Program at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

Leadership Panel Event

8 April 2008

Our distinguised group of panelists will be discussing their views on Leadership, sharing their expertise and offering practical advice on what new business realities require of senior leadership. Featuring moderator Annette Nijs, director of the Europe China Institute at Nyenrode University and Member of the EuropeanPWN-Amsterdam Advisory Board. Panelists Include:

Sybilla Dekker

Former Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, Member of the Supervisory Board Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten and Member of the Supervisory Board of DHV

Dick Harryvan

Member of the Executive Board iNG Group and Member of the EuropeanPWN-Amsterdam Advisory Board

Lidewey van der Sluis

Professor of Strategic Talent Management at Nyenrode Business University and Academic Director of the Powerhouse ‘Competing for Talent’

Robert Swaak

Member of the Management Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers NL


18:30 – 19:30: Registration, Buffet Dinner and networking

19:30 – 19:40: Welcome and Opening Remarks

19:40 – 21:30: Panel Discussion

21:30 – 22:00: Networking

Registration is required for members and guests at The event is offered at no charge to EuropeanPWN-Amsterdam members and a cost of EUR 30 for guests, which includes an excellent buffet dinner. Please note that men are very welcome to attend this event, and members are encouraged to bring their male colleagues and supervisors. For this event there is a special student rate of €15 (students please register on