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
  • craft
  • role plays
  • videos
  • 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

Upcoming Programs

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:

Greater City of Dandenong/City of Casey – starting Tuesday October 16
For more information, come along to our information session – Information Session Flyer
Complete the Application form

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 

Complete the Application Form

The program is funded by the Victorian Government and Portland House Foundation.

For more information, please contact us.