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.
Strengthen and explore your business opportunities in China at the ‘2014 Australia week in China Trade, Investment and Tourism Mission’.
Australia Week in China (AWIC) is a government initiative which aims to promote Australia as a trade, investment, education and tourism destination with a program tailored to major industry sectors. The event will run from 8-11 April in Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou.
Benefits of participation
- Explore business opportunities with potential Chinese partners and distributors
- Participate in sector-specific networking events
- Enhance existing relationships with Chinese businesses and develop new contacts
Express your interest here before the 14 of March.
The Beryl Wilson Scholarship 2014 winner announced
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 today 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
The next intake of WIGB Mentoring is the Winter 2014 program, which will open for registrations on 1 April 2014. The Winter 2014 program will commence in July 2014 and finish in June 2015.
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
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.