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.
This Report reveals, for the first time, the wide-ranging successes of women-owned Australian businesses in the global marketplace, and the speed with which new women-owned businesses are venturing internationally. This joint WIGB-University of Melbourne report has some surprising results. These women are older, highly educated, fluent in languages, proactive and trading with multiple countries. The rise of Asia is very noticeable. The pool of potential future global entrepreneurs is large.
WIGB and the University of Melbourne are collaborating on a five year longitudinal research project to investigate the experiences of Australia’s businesswomen engaging with international markets.
Applications for the Winter 2013 WIGB Mentoring program intake are now open. The Winter 2013 progrm commences in July 2013 and finishes in May 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
Your business on TV across the Asia Pacific and India
Want to compete more effectively on the world stage and reach more offshore markets? Opportunity Australia is a series of five minute films, showcasing you and your business, shown on free-to-air international Australia Network TV in prime time, repeated throughout the day and evening. The potential reach is over a billion people. Austrade advises that companies may be eligible to claim expenses through the EMDGscheme. WIGB recognises the unique value this series brings to our members and Australian businesswomen in international business. Read more