Connecting Women Who Lead
WYN exists to connect the women members of YPO and WPO and foster better leaders through education and idea exchange. WYN also serves as a beacon for women in business around the world, aiming to increase the number of women in leadership roles and expand women YPO and WPO membership.
Mission: WYN accelerates powerful peer-to-peer connections for successful women CEOs to share experiences and improve their businesses, their communities, their families and themselves.
Founded in 1950 in New York City by a young president named Ray Hickok, YPO today unites more than 22,000 members in more than 125 countries around a shared mission: Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange. Today this community includes members of YPO’s graduate organization, WPO, and is the world’s premier network of chief executives.
The core and distinguishing principles of YPO-WPO are clear: We are a community of peer leaders, committed to lifelong education and idea exchange, while fostering a safe haven of trust, respect and confidentiality for our community. Ray Hickok said it best: “YPO is first, last and always a unique personal experience.”