About the Giving Community

Women in Focus is committed to achieving lasting social change and empowerment for all women. That's why we've created the Women in Focus Giving Community, to raise funds for programs that support women who face challenges accessing the opportunities they need to thrive, building their capability and confidence in three key areas: education, business skills and financial wellbeing.

By coming together to support programs like these throughout the year, we believe we can make a lasting impact on improving the quality of life of women, their families and their communities. As a collective, we can build a better world for women. 

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Key focus areas

Education

To ensure women are equipped with the knowledge and ability to participate in their communities and access further opportunities. 

Business skills

To provide women with access to the business skills, mentors and networks they need to build sustainable businesses and create their own financial security. 

Financial wellbeing

To empower women with the tools and information that support their own financial literacy and independence. 

Programs we support

For International Women's Day 2018, we came together to support four programs.

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'Strong & Kind' Job Readiness Sewing Circle

A program that seeks to empower migrant and refugee women. Supported by the Sydney Community Foundation Sydney Women’s Fund, it promotes community belonging and practical skills, and links the women to employment pathways and business enterprise. 

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Accelerate

Accelerate

A program run by Global Sisters that supports women who are excluded from workforce participation to establish and grow sustainable businesses. The initiative provides a pathway for women to become financially independent and create a ripple effect of positive change in their communities. 

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Rosie

A national harm prevention initiative to support Australian girls, created by the Dugdale Trust for Women & Girls (with the Victorian Women’s Trust as Trustee). A bit like a big sister, the platform guides girls in navigating the world around them. 

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Women Talk Money

A financial wellbeing resource created by WIRE Women's Information to promote women’s financial literacy. The platform educates women about money and relationships, including how to discuss finances with their partners and the important issue of financial abuse.

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How to get involved with Women in Focus

Grow your business

Access the latest tools, practical information and business insights.

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Be empowered

Be inspired by thought leaders driving social change and enhance your financial wellbeing.

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Build trusted connections

Learn from women business leaders and meet likeminded women at our events.

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Stay up to date and learn about the programs we're supporting throughout the year.

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