Sydney Women’s Fund: Portrait III Research recently found an alarming 44% of women had experienced discrimination in the last 12 months. Almost a third reporting their mental health (32%) and career (31%) suffering, with income (20%), personal relationships (17%) and physical health (11%) also affected.
A new program in response to these findings: Sydney Women’s Fund is launching a new partnership with CareerTrackers, piloting the ‘Indigenous Women’s Career Mentoring Program’.
For many Alumni of CareerTrackers – they are the first in their family to graduate from university and work in the private sector. The mentoring program will accelerate the careers of 20 Indigenous women, connecting them with a supportive, dedicated mentor and a network of industry leaders and professionals.
FUNDING TARGET $55,000
- $1000 enables support for one Indigenous young women to receive 12-months professional mentoring & coaching
- $500 enables recruitment, preparation and matching of a female professional/industry leader to mentor an Indigenous young women