Minister for Women, Tanya Davies, today announced the successful projects for the 2018 Investing in Women funding program.
Up to $400,000 will be shared by 14 organisations that demonstrated practical and direct ways to make a positive difference to the lives of Women in NSW.
The successful projects encourage leadership, economic independence and support the training, employment and retention of women in traditionally male-dominated trades and industries.
Projects range from a STEM program targeted to young girls, to a leadership training program for female farmers. Successful projects:
- 2Connect Youth & Community Inc., Leadership Team for Young Women’s Hub
- ACON, Empowering Young LGBTIQ Women
- CentaCare Wilcannia-Forbes, Manage Your Income Project
- CORE Community Services, Empowering young refugee and migrant women for leadership
- Girls Rock! Sydney, Girls Rock! Sydney
- Global Sisters, Global Sisters: Evidence-based program to empower women entrepreneurs
- Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, Driving growth in small business through technology enabled production
- Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra Inc, Accelerate-HER
- Regional Development Australia – Hunter (RDA Hunter), Women in STEM Boot Camp for Hunter Region Girls
- Tablelands Farming Systems, Females Who Farm – Leadership Program
- The Opportunity Collective Inc., Career Women’s Mentoring Program – Newcastle
- University of Technology Sydney, STEM x Play – Multi-touchpoint primary school STEM outreach
- Wentworth Shire Council, Work Readiness for Wentworth Women
- Women in Film and Television NSW, “Making It Possible” Pilot Program
Visit Women NSW for information on the successful projects.