Enabling Women Leadership Program
What is the “Enabling Women Leadership Program”?
The “Enabling Women Leadership Program” empowers women with disabilities to have a voice about issues that relate to them and other women with disabilities.
The program equips women with knowledge, skills, tools and networks so you can speak up in your community and helps support your leadership journey.
The program runs for six one-day sessions and lasts six weeks. The program:
- brings together a diverse range of women of all abilities
- helps to develop confidence and self-esteem, knowledge and insights about human rights, identity, advocacy and leadership
- supports women to develop communication skills, the ability to be a voice for yourself and other women with a disability
- supports women to become more involved in the local community
- helps women to understand more about NDIS
In the coming months, Women with Disabilities Victoria is running three leadership programs in various metropolitan areas for women who identify has having a disability
At the end of the Program, there will also be a Graduation ceremony.
Content is delivered in various ways, including:
- group discussions and activities
- working individually
- role plays
- facilitator presentations
- guest speakers
Programs are accessible and tailored for needs within each group
Who is the program for?
The Enabling Women Leadership Program is delivered in three different streams:
Enabling CALD Women from all cultures
Our program specifically for for women from all cultures who identify as having a disability
Enabling Young Women
Our program specifically for young women aged 15-25 who identify as having a disability
Enabling Women Generalist
Our program specifically for all women aged 18+ who identify as having a disability
In 2018 the current dates for the Enabling Young Women Leadership programs are:
Enabling Women Generalist:
Cities of Frankston, Mornington Peninsula, and Kingston – starting Thursday October 25
For more information, come along to our information session – Information Session Flyer
Complete the Application Form
Enabling CALD Women from all cultures:
Enabling Young Women:
Cities of Yarra Ranges and Knox – starting Wednesday October 31
Please see our Program flyer for more information – Enabling Young Women Flyer – Word version
The program is funded by the Victorian Government and Portland House Foundation.
For more information, please contact us.