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SisterWorks Completes Inaugural Micro & Small Business Empowerment Program

SisterWorks Completes Inaugural Micro & Small Business Empowerment Program The inaugural SisterWorks Micro & Small Business Empowerment Program mission has just graduated its first class. This class saw 13 Sisters graduate, all of whom are starting or enhancing their own businesses.  Three Sisters are also now a part of the SisterWorks Shop of entrepreneurs. The program is designed to help migrant and refugee women to overcome barriers to meaningful employment by helping them create jobs Read more…

City of Dandenong

SisterWorks Receives $230K in Support

SisterWorks Receives $230k in Support SisterWorks needs strong partnerships to create employment pathways and opportunities for financial empowerment for the women we serve.  Growing awareness across multiple sectors of our work with migrant, refugee and asylum seeking women has allowed us to develop new relationships and expand our partnerships with philanthropic, corporate and government organsiations. Recently, we were awarded much needed grant funding from the following: Inner North Foundation – $20K Westpac Foundation – $50K Read more…

New SisterWorks & Sofitel partnership boosts employment for migrant and refugee women

New SisterWorks & Sofitel partnership boosts employment for migrant and refugee women For Roul, a migrant woman from Malaysia and single mum of six, finding a secure job in Australia has been a real challenge.  “I was not working for almost a year and feeling really down to keep looking for full time jobs,” she says. Despite a successful career prior to having children, she struggled to find an employer who would give her a Read more…

New hospitality program helps CALD women secure work

New hospitality program helps CALD women secure work We’re thrilled to announce that a group of over 20 refugee and migrant women have successfully graduated from SisterWorks’ newest Food Handling and Hospitality program, setting them up to enter jobs in a major Victorian industry. Funded by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s Local Recovery Fund and delivered in partnership with Job Find and the Imperial College of Australia, the course provided women with knowledge Read more…

Afghan Women On The Move and SisterWorks partner to empower refugee and migrant women in Western Sydney

Afghan Women on the Move and SisterWorks Partner to Empower Refugee and Migrant Women in Western Sydney Afghan Women on the Move (AWOTM) and SisterWorks today announced a partnership to help refugee and migrant women living in Western Sydney find employment. As part of the partnership, the organisations will establish a community hub in Blacktown LGA, providing access to culturally-safe programs designed to build skills, confidence,  independence, social cohesion and economic outlook. Western Sydney is Read more…

Your SisterWorks Gift Guide

Our Christmas 2021 Gift Guide From stocking fillers to something special for the kids, find that perfect gift you’ve been searching for with the SisterWorks Gift Guide. There’s over 20 present ideas your nearest and dearest will love — plus, each purchase helps empower women from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Gifts for her 1. Ada Shoulder Bag – $65 2. Pamela Wire Crocheted Earrings – $45 3. Alejandra Makeup Bag – $44 4. Satomi Shibori Indigo Read more…

International Women’s Day Appeal 2021

Donate to our International Womens Day appeal and Empower our Sisters in a digital world. 2020 was a challenging year for so many of us. Our lives moved online – we worked from home, shopped online and saw our friends and families through a computer screen. At SisterWorks, we faced the additional challenge of making sure our Sisters were able to continue to access our classes and workshops, as well as the social and support Read more…

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