BPW WA Grant Success WA Dept of Communities 2016

23 Jun 2016 5:08 PM | Anonymous

Government of WA, Department of Communities Grants for Women

BPW WA Division was a successful grant recipient to conduct a 'Women’s Leadership Weekend'. The project will include a residential weekend with seminars on a range of leadership and economic independence topics with mentoring opportunities. Day attendance will also be encouraged. Personal and professional skill building will be available including negotiation, career planning, financial management, self-confidence and stress control.

Congratulations to WA President Kate Waters

Belmont Business Enterprise Centre was also a successful recipient with grant funds to conduct the ‘BPW Business Incubator ONLINE Retirement Income Planning for Women’ project to educate women in home-based, micro-businesses on their options for superannuation and retirement. The project will take the form of 8 webinars, 4 forums and mentoring to over 40 participants. Discussions will explore options for women who intend to start a business, options for existing self-employed women, for women who intend to start home-based businesses, micro and small businesses, Indigenous, CaLD individuals, as well as rural and regionally located participants. The project will be addressing both the criteria of community benefit, and the priority of women’s economic independence.

Congratulations to BPW Belmont member, Carol Hanlon

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