Project #2 – EVENT 17 Feb 2016: Skills to help women re-enter the workforce


CATEGORY: Economic Independence

DATE: 17 February 2015

A second date will be in May 2016, in  regional area in the southwest.

Register to attend the event here:


Purpose: Empowerment, education, access to resources, coaching, training – all with the aim to support economic independence for women by providing practical tools and useful skills. By creating a positive environment for women to contribute as leaders, facilitates the opportunity for women to give-back to their community in a valuable and meaningful way.

Four clusters:  Personal Wellbeing, Personal Skills Development, Job Ready, Career Business Development

Project: One-day event that is a workshop type seminar.  One x Metro Perth, one x Regional Area (within driving distance – one day, high need area). This event is facilitated by industry leaders providing expert advice and mentoring in small-group environments.

Event Outline: Guest speaker panels, breakout sessions, small groups with facilitators, expo stall holders for specialists attention (e.g. clothing), webinars available online (post event)

Outcomes: To equip women with the skills to re-­enter the workforce (as employees or small business owners). It also includes an understanding of who they are, their goals and how to gain financial independence through engaging employment.

Target Market: Women looking to: re-enter the workforce after taking care of kids or elderly parents, learn how start a small business, young women starting their careers, new to Australia, career transitions.