IE University and PWN Global unite to advance women and girls through education and leadership development scholarships. 

05 August 2021 Language : English

IE University, an institution of higher learning that specializes in an innovative approach to training impactful leaders capable of creating a better tomorrow, has joined with PWN Global to offer a series of impressive scholarships to the PWN membership community. 

As part of its mission, IE is dedicated to the advancement of women and girls through education and leadership development to provide the opportunity for them to be decision makers and social change leaders in all areas of society, as well as building more inclusive organisations. 

 “As restless entrepreneurs, we always seek out new ways to innovate to provide the most up-to-date education imaginable. This is reflected in our dynamic ecosystem, which comprises an extensive, top-tier global network, world-class virtual and on-campus facilities, an inspirational faculty and prestigious institutional partnerships, like this one with PWN Global.” Maria Osman, Director of Global Education Initiatives at IE University.

PWN GLOBAL’s mission is to accelerate gender balanced leadership in business and society by offering benefits and support to individuals in the fields of professional and people development. 

“The missions of PWN Global and IE are perfectly aligned. We are delighted that our members will be able to benefit from financial aid that may have otherwise been a barrier to their entry into this rich range of programs that can really support their leadership development goals.” Amie Louie, VP Fundraising, PWN Global.

IE has made available 8 scholarships to PWN Global members who are able to pass through the rigorous admissions process that IE requires of all its degree/program candidates. The programs eligible for the scholarships are those that have traditionally seen a greater male cohort. By offering this financial aid, ranging from 15-40% of total tuition costs, it is hoped that the male/female ratios on the programs can be levelled. 

Programs eligible for the academic year 2021- 2022, are MBA programsspecialised Master programs and Executive Education programs:





  • Global Online MBA
  • Global Executive MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • IE Brown Executive MBA
  • International MBA
  • Tech MBA

Specialised Master Programs

  • Master in Finance Global
  • Master in Finance Global
  • Master in Business Analytics and Big Data
  • Executive Master in Digital Transformation and Innovation
  • Executive Master in Positive Leadership, Strategy and Transformation
  • Master in Talent Development and Human Resources

15%-40% of total tuition fees scholarships for Master programs


 IE Exponential Learning programs (Executive Education programs)

  • Global Advanced Management Program
  • Owners Scale-up Program
  • Executive Summer School
  • Driving Exponential Growth


Up to 30% of total tuition fees scholarships for Executive Education  programs

*A total of 8 scholarships per academic year 2021- 2022 with a maximum of 4 scholarships for MBA programs, a maximum of 4 for Specialized Master programs and a maximum of 4 scholarships for Executive Education programs. A maximum of 2 scholarships in the same program. 

The scholarships form part of the list of benefits that can be experienced by PWN Global Premium members around the world. For more information on PWN Global membership, click here


About PWN Global

PWN Global is a global network and federation of PWN city networks across 28 cities worldwide, with over 3,500 members representing 90 nationalities and a community of 30,000+ followers. PWN Global exists to advance gender- balanced leadership. We believe that better decision making, economic sustainability and a happier society will be realised only by leveraging 100% of the world’s talent. 

Our 'For Purpose’ volunteer association is creating a movement of professional business leaders who aspire to accelerate the current pace of change towards gender-balanced leadership.  

Members of PWN Global include women and men, corporate partners, collaborative institutions, academic establishments, other networks, forums and supporters of gender balanced leadership. Our COMMUNITY courageously speaks up and proudly puts our values into practice in our own organisations.

For more information on the PWN Global ‘Gender Balanced Leadership Awards’ go to



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