Young Women’s Network (U26) in partnership with Ulster Bank

Whether you are a student, recent graduate, a aspiring entrepreneur or in the intial stages of your career, you will be wondering what lies ahead of you in the world of work.  

The Young Women’s Network (YWN) membership is available to all women under 26 years of age - providing a platform to empower young women and to help equip you with the tools, networks and insights that you need to get ahead in your career.

Our YWN members gain access to full membership benefits, with exclusive events and perks along the way!

  • Successful networking is a vital skill for life after graduation and beyond. Build connections with the top employers in Northern Ireland through our Members Directory

  • Get involved in Group Metoring opportunities with the leading business women in Northern Ireland to best prepare you for roles in the business sector. Click here to meet the mentors!

  • Join the YWN committee to help raise the voices of the network and grow together. For more info email: membership@womeninbusinessni

Find out more about the Women in Business benefits to gain from your membership:

Programmes View all Programmes

We currently offer invaluable professional and personal development programmes which are hosted by our leading programme facilitators. From developing your leadership, communication, resilience and essential digital skills our Centre of Learning is dedicated to supporting the development of our members.Find out more about the different programmes we have available including our 12 month Mentoring Programme here.




Events View all Events

For now we have moved our events online, with a great range of events to help with your personal and professional development. We host regular online networking events to help get you out of your comfort zone - network with new people, raise your professional profile and that of your company! You never know who you might meet to help steer your career in the right direction.

*As a member our networking events are free and at times our masterclasses/workshops have a preferential rate of around £10/15. Check out our events here. For information on our annual and ongoing events read on:

Annual & Ongoing Events

Spotlight on Success Conference

Taking place in June and December each year, The Spotlight on Success Conference is a unique half day conference, featuring leaders from the corporate and entrepreneurial world that have climbed to the top of the organisational ladder or founded, grown and lead their own business. This is a fantastic networking opportunity that ensure you leave feeling inspired and motivated to pursue your personal and career goals.

Women in Business Awards

Women in Business Awards is a great spectacle to celebrate, reward and acknowledge the hard work and achievements of some of the most successful, entrepreneurial and inspiring business women throughout Northern Ireland. The annual Awards allow all sectors and industries to come together for an evening of celebration to recognise the best of home grown talent and the valuable contribution that women make to the economic life of Northern Ireland.

Chair's Lunch

We also have our Chair’s Lunch which is attended by around 350 business women & men and offers great networking opportunities.

All these events are to provide you with an opportunity to grow your network, to upskill, learn new things and to be inspired. We have only the best speakers at these events, and your take home nuggets will be gold.


Membership Pricing

Membership is only £2 per month via Direct Debit - less than half price of our full membership, to ensure that we are accessible to all women in business!

Join now and start your next step to success. If you require any asssistnce with the sign up process, please get in touch with us via email: 


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