June 28th – Crucial Conversations

Have you had any crucial conversations lately? Crucial conversations are discussions between two or more people where stakes are high, opinions vary and emotions run strong, and it's not always easy to handle them well - especially when they're not in our native language. In the first of a series of workshops that will run throughout the year, speaker Soledad Ibieta will introduce us to some important concepts that can help us keep cool, calm and collected while tackling these crucial co...
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May 31st – The Benefits of Volunteering

This month we will have speakers from VE Global talking to us about the benefits of volunteering both personally and professionally, and some of the ways you can give back with your time in Santiago. Join us from 7.30pm for a fun, informal networking activity to make connections and new friends. The presentation will begin at 8pm. When: Wednesday May 31st, 7.30pm (presentation begins punctually at 8pm) Where: Maison de France, San Crescente 451 (nearest metro El Golf) How much: CLP...
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February 22nd – IPWA Summer Social

We're gathering our community together for a laid back social event at the new Flannery's Beerhouse near Tobalaba metro. Come and hang out with us and your fellow IPWA friends on the terrace as we enjoy these last few cloudless days of summer *** Please RSVP by Monday, February 20th*** When: Wednesday February 22nd, 7.30pm until late Where: Flannery's Beerhouse, Tobalaba 379 (nearest metro Tobalaba) How much: Free! We do kindly ask that you remember to pay for any food or drinks yo...
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April 26th – Starting your own business in Chile

Our annual entrepreneurship event is back! If you missed out on last year's extremely popular event on starting your own business in Chile, don't worry! We're holding another one this month. Speakers Andres Groisman and Tina Rosenfeld will be telling us about their experience as entrepreneurs, while also providing some guidance and concrete tips about starting a business, especially in the Chilean context. About our speakers: Tina is highly involved in startup enterprises. She's a member of...
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January 25th – Assertiveness workshop

Assertiveness workshop Have you ever felt unsure of yourself when approaching a new situation in your professional or personal life? Do you lack the specific tools to step out of your comfort zone? During this workshop we will challenge you with hands-on interactive exercises and provide you with tools for your future journey! When: Wednesday January 25th, 7.15pm Where: Maison de France, San Crescente 451 (nearest metro El Golf) How much: $10,000 for non-members, $5,000 for members...
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November 23rd – Personal reflection workshop

Personal reflection workshop This month's event is a chance for you to reflect on how 2016 went for you in order to prepare for the coming year.   Using the Points of You method, in this month's workshop speaker Juan Marcos Aguirre will challenge our creativity as we reflect on 2016 and plan our goals and challenges for 2017.  Juan Marcos is a psychologist and consultant with specialization in Human Resources Management, Organizational and Social Change, and Human Development.    Don...
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October 26th – Polish Your Public Speaking

Public speaking workshop This month's main event is all about learning how to speak in public with confidence.  Public speaking is a crucial skill but doesn't come naturally to many of us. Tina Getachew, communications professional and member of Toastmasters International, will host a workshop on the dos and don'ts of speaking to a crowd. She will: - Give tips for both planned presentations and impromptu speaking; - Explain how to avoid some common errors; and - Help us understand ho...
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October 12th – Diversity potluck dinner

We are holding a foodie social event in October, in addition to the normal main event, to celebrate how culturally diverse our community is! It is a 'potluck' which means everyone brings a favourite dish from their country for us all to try. It could be big, small, extravagant, simple, just as long as it's delicious and it represents your diversity! Simply let us know what dish you are planning to bring when you RSVP. We will provide the wine and soft drinks! We look forward to seein...
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August event – Transform your CV

Transform your CV at IPWA's August event HR expert Ines Reynders will talk us through the dos and don'ts of writing a CV that will help you snatch that dream job. We will also hear from professional photographer Alex Silva on how to capture the perfect LinkedIn profile picture.  Send us your CV when you RSVP and receive constructive feedback tailored to you live at the event! Plus a special discount on headshot photos just for IPWA members!  When: Wednesday August 31, 7.30pm Wh...
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Enneagram Personal Development Workshop – Special benefit for IPWA members

Why do we sometimes find ourselves in the same annoying situation over and over again? What do I have to do to improve my relationship with…? Why is it that I try to change certain aspects of myself, and it just doesn’t work? Why is it so difficult for me to be alone with myself, and in peace? If any of these questions resonate internally, IPWA is offering a special benefit for members to take advantage of a personal development workshop, based on the model of the Enneagram.  Through...
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