Businesses owned and operated by women are one of the fastest growing business segments. This national program supports more businesswomen to take their products and services to the world. The Women in Global Business program aims to increase female participation in international trade and deliver greater economic benefit and job creation. To women in business it offers a central source of information and resources, support and connection.
We invite you to join our network and refer us to your friends. Joining is free.
Lodge your expression of interest to attend by selecting the event date. Time: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm, except Launceston 4-6 pm.
Brisbane 16 October
Canberra 17 October
Melbourne 21 October
Hobart and Launceston 22 October
Sydney 24 October
Perth 28 October
Adelaide 29 October
Registrations for the Winter 2014 mentoring intake are now closed. The next intake is Summer 2015 for which registrations will open in September 2014.
WIGB Mentoring aims to connect businesswomen with little or no international experience with businesswomen who already have substantial experience in international trade and investment.
Mentors and Mentees are welcome. A fee applies to register as a Mentee. Mentors volunteer their time.
To check your eligability for the program or register as a Mentor or Mentee or for more information click here
A Perth-based mid-career professional with a background in biomedical science and the pharmaceutical industry is the inaugural winner of the Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business.
The Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb announced Louise Clunies-Ross as the scholarship winner.
"This scholarship has been named in honor of Beryl Wilson – who became a pioneer of Australian women in international business when posted to Austrade’s Los Angeles office in 1963, and then becoming Australia’s first female Trade Commissioner," Mr Robb said. Read more
WIGB members, who have been profiled as featured case studies in WIGB Lore, have practical knowledge that comes from first-hand experience in achieving substantial success in international business.Read their answers to 10 questions about their experiences.
Have a look at inspirational Australian women here