Women's Forum for the economy & society
Building the future with

women

's vision
Women’s Forum Myanmar-ASEAN 2014
12.05.2014 - 12.06.2014
Global Meeting 2014 - 10th Edition
10.15.2014 - 10.17.2014
10th Global Meeting closes with emphasis on action items for the coming decade
About us

Women’s Forum Myanmar-ASEAN 2014

2nd Edition

12.05.2014
12.06.2014

Naypyidaw and Yangon, Myanmar
see more information

Global Meeting 2014 - 10th Edition

"Leading for a more equitable world"

10.15.2014
10.17.2014

Deauville, France
see more information

10th Global Meeting closes with emphasis on action items for the coming decade

 

10th ANNUAL WOMEN’S FORUM GLOBAL MEETING CLOSES

WITH EMPHASIS ON ACTION ITEMS FOR THE COMING DECADE

 

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde addresses rising income inequality, EU Commissioner…

see more information

About us

Founded in 2005, the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society is the world's leading platform featuring women's views and voices on major social and economic issues. Deploying women's experience and expertise across all generations and geographies, it offers practical discussions on how to overcome barriers and create new horizons and opportunities, as well as broad, rich and edgy debate on important ideas.  The Women's Forum also promotes the advancement of women world-wide via business and social networks.

The Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society Meetings highlight remarkable women and men from around the world who are involved in politics, business, civil society and academia. Its annual Global Meeting features novel ideas from advanced and emerging nations in a format that combines plenary and smaller sessions as well as the Discovery Program, a uniquely vibrant content relay of discussions, interactive sessions and practical workshops. The Women's Forum Regional Meetings echo this footprint in terms of gender and sector representation, with a sharper focus on specific regional issues.

In addition to these essential meetings, the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society expresses its commitment to women's progress throughout the year via a range of Initiatives set up in partnership with corporations, media groups and non-governmental organizations. These long-term initiatives seek to empower women through entrepreneurship and education, by fast-tracking young talent, amplifying women's voices in the media, promoting adaptive leadership characteristics and showcasing CEOs who champion the empowerment and advancement of women.

Based in Paris, the Women's Forum is a subsidiary of Publicis Groupe and is supported by corporate partnerships.

top stories from across the Women’s Forum

ceo champions

CEO CHAMPIONS: Myanmar and global CEOs call for action to promote gender diversity in the workplace

12.18.2014 by Women's Forum

CEO CHAMPIONS  Myanmar and global CEOs call for action to promote gender diversity in the workplace   First edition of CEO Champions Myanmar meets in Yangon at the 2014 Women's Forum Myanmar-ASEAN, concludes with pledge to implement nine commitments to create more opportunities for women.   Yangon, Myanmar, 4 December 2014 – Twenty leaders of major Myanmar and international companies gathered together to address the ongoing problem of gender inequality in t...


keep reading
doris

She's a Leader || Episode 7: Doris Leung, Hong-Kong

12.17.2014 by Women's Forum

SHE’S A LEADER Episode 7: Doris Leung, Hong-Kong     The Women's Forum for the Economy and Society, as part of an&nbs...

keep reading
clara

Clara Gaymard appointed President of the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society

12.11.2014 by Publicis Groupe

  Clara Gaymard appointed President of the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society   The Women’s Forum Shareho...

keep reading

discover our initiatives

(line
Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition for women entrepreneurs.

discover
Rising Talents

Rising Talents

The Rising Talents is the Women's Forum young women leaders network.

discover
CEO Champions

CEO Champions

CEO Champions is designed to drive progress and accountability for women’s advancement within the private sector.

discover
Women in Media

Women in Media

Women in Media aims to contribute to strengthening women's voices and their representation as experts and professionals in the media, whether traditional or digital.

discover

discover our partners

(line