Donate a Mask with SisterWorks Previous Next Make a difference….. Donate A Mask For every $10 donated to SisterWorks, we will provide and distribute a DHHS mask to a vulnerable member of our community. Our goal is to donate 5000 masks. It is our passion at SisterWorks to support not only our Sisters and their community but also the wider community around us. Over the past couple of months, we have created some beautiful friendships Read more…
Thank You We are profoundly grateful for your support. With your generosity, and the help of our matchers, over $80K has been raised for SisterWorks. Your gift will enable us to continue to empower our Sisters in these difficult times. Through work, entrepreneurship and community connection, SisterWorks supports women who are refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to improve their confidence, mental wellbeing, sense of belonging and economic outlook. We will continue to work today, tomorrow Read more…
International Women’s Day
Our inspirational Founder and CEO Luz Restrepo is speaking at the UN Women Australia International Women’s Day (IWD) Breakfasts around Australia.
The 2020 global IWD theme is Generation Equality.
Generation Equality is a call to action to join forces across generations, to create a world where every girl and woman has equal opportunities to fulfil their full potential. Equal access to education and income are central to levelling the playing field for women around the world.
A Second Chance through Education There are over 500 million illiterate women in the world. UN Women and BHP Foundation, through a three-year partnership will empower marginalized women through a second chance at education. The project will aim to enhance educational and learning pathways available to women and young women ensuring no one is left behind.
SisterWorks is donating 10% to Country Fire Authority in January SisterWorks is donating 10% of our January sales profit to CFA (Country Fire Authority) who have been wholly committed to the terrible situation and biggest crisis in Australia providing a range of services to minimise the impact of the bushfires.
Meet our new SisterWorks Ambassador Khadija Gbla Instagram Twitter Link Khadija Gbla is an established and well-regarded refugee, human rights and women’s advocate, lawyer and author. Khadija comes to SisterWorks as an ambassador with the aim of promoting SisterWorks #WorkEmpowersWomen and to continue to raise up her voice for refugee and migrant women, our women entrepreneurs and to deepen our national understanding of how empowering refugee and migrant women can. Click here
We are leaving our iconic Home in Swan Street to build the future of SisterWorks in our new Central Hub in Bridge Road during November. Currently, the new building requires urgent renovations and furniture, before we are ready to reach more than 400 Sisters in Richmond by 2021. We are super excited and happy taking this huge step. SisterWorks has been growing for the last 6 years and finally, we will have a Richmond Empowerment Hub Read more…