Leadership and Mentoring Program
About: Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program
Do you want to improve your leadership skills? The Victorian Rural Women’s Network offers funded places for eligible rural Victorian women on highly regarded leadership and mentoring programs.
Funded places are available to Victorian-based rural women who are connected to agriculture or the agriculture supply chain. The network is proud to partner with four program providers:
Which program is for you?
The Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program is designed for rural Victorian women at every stage of their leadership journey, from emerging to experienced leaders.
In 2020, funded places will be available on five programs. Applications open throughout 2019 for the 2020 intake. Which program is right for you?
Are you an emerging leader?
If you are a rural Victorian woman connected with agriculture who is at entry to mid-career leadership level, see:
Do you live in Victoria’s Great South Coast, Loddon Murray, Geelong or Alpine Valley districts?
Leadership Great South Coast program open: 22 July-25 September 2019
Leaders for Geelong program open: 21 August-7 November 2019
Loddon Murray Community Leadership Program open: 1 September-30 September 2019
Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program open: Details coming soon
All 10 regional areas of this program will be included between 2019-2021.
Are you a senior leader? APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR 2020
If you are a high-achieving rural Victorian woman connected with agriculture who has considerable leadership experience, see:
Applications open: Early May 2019
Applications close: Extended to Sunday 1 September 2019
Applications opening early 2020
More information to come.
Are you a woman with board experience who wants to boost your skills?
If you are a rural Victorian woman connected to agriculture who has board experience and wants to strengthen skills and improve effectiveness, see:
- Strengthening Board Skills
- Mastering Board Skills
Applications close: Extended to Tuesday 17 September 2019.
Do you aspire to be on a board? APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR 2020
If you are a rural Victorian woman connected to agriculture who wants an introduction to board skills, The Observership Program offers the opportunity to gain valuable experience sitting as an ‘observer’ on a board. See:
Applications open: 22 July 2019
Applications close: Extended to 25 August 2019