Description

Women in Product is an NGO that provides free education, events, and community for women to elevate their careers in product management.

You can join the community by requesting to enter the online Facebook group. This group gathers over 27,500 women from all over the world, from diverse backgrounds, and with different goals. It's a supportive space where you can ask questions and receive relevant, useful advice to grow your career. The group welcomes both women currently working in product management, as well as women who are aspiring to get a role in that field.

There are also individual, smaller versions of that Facebook group for every WIP local chapter. The community has 27 chapters, most of which are in different regions of the United States. There are also chapters in China, India, Singapore, and Canada. If you live in an area that is near one of the chapters, joining one is a great way to interact with your local community. You will meet women from your area and also participate in in-person meetups.

On the other hand, the community also hosts virtual events. You can participate in a wide range of regular workshops, webinars, Q&As with experts, and panel discussions. There are several new events each month. Additionally, WIP has a special calendar for members to share events from other communities related to product management. Virtual events are a great way to further grow your knowledge and put it into practice to move forward.

Furthermore, you can participate in the community's annual conference. Every year WIP invites dozens of expert speakers. The conference gathers women in product management from across the world who participate in live Q&As and roundtable discussions. The annual conference is also a great networking opportunity, where you will meet like-minded women and get exposure to advancement opportunities with WIP's partners.

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Benefits

Join a global community of women in product management:
WIP's Facebook online group has over 27,500 women who are working or aspire to work in product management. You can learn, connect and grow by sharing with a diverse community of women from all sorts of backgrounds and with different goals.

Elevate your career:
The community offers several virtual events that will help you get the necessary education to skyrocket your career growth. From workshops and Q&As with experts to their annual conference, WIP offers you all the knowledge you need to succeed.

Connect with your local community:
WIP has 27 chapters across the world. These regional chapters help you to connect with women in your area, as well as find local growth and job opportunities.

Requirements

No requirements.WIP

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Learning Events

Women in Product hosts several learning events to help women elevate their careers in product management. Currently, all events are virtual because of COVID, but the community used to also host in-person events in different local chapters around the world. Events include workshops, Q&As with experts, roundtable discussions, and webinars. You can hear about all new community events via the community's social media channels or their Eventbrite.

Annually, Women in Product hosts a big conference. Last year's conference had over 2,800 attendees, 80+ speakers, 40+ live Q&As, and 25+ roundtables. It's a great opportunity to learn directly from experts and to network with other women in product management. This conference isn't free, but tickets are affordable so that many women can access helpful information that will skyrocket their careers.

Networking Events

Community members connect and interact in a Facebook online group. Inside, you will find over 27,500 women in product management from all across the world. There are diverse women from many backgrounds and with different goals. You will find a supportive space to ask questions and receive the advice you need to move forward.

The Facebook group offers a welcoming environment for all women currently working or aspiring to work in product management. You will be able to expand your professional network and maybe make some friends along the way. Lastly, there are also individual, smaller groups for the different community chapters, where members can also organize in-person meetups.

Content Library

Besides their podcast and newsletter, the community offers a crowdsourced resource hub. This content library is constantly developing as members share new resources every month. Resources include several links to articles about career and skills development, along with e-books and templates.

Impact/ESG

WIP helps women to elevate or begin their career in product management by providing free education, events, and a supportive, global community.

Quote

"Women in Product has given me a conduit to connect with women professionals in my community. By being involved in a chapter, I was able to push myself outside of my "networking comfort zone" and make more meaningful connections with my peers." -Stacey

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