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.