Above: generic image, Natasha Shields, Peninsula Fresh Organics
Congratulations to the 10 talented women in agriculture who have recently secured funded places in the 2019 Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program.
The Leadership and Mentoring Program offers rural Victorian women, who are involved in agriculture or the agriculture supply chain, the opportunity to apply for a funded place on established leadership and mentoring courses associated with the Victorian Rural Women’s Network’s four new partnerships.
Up to 13 selected candidates will attend programs later this year which are tailored for women at all stages of their leadership journey, from emerging to experienced leaders.
The program is partnering with the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program, Leadership Victoria, Women Victoria and The Observership Program. Through these partnerships, funded places are available on the following courses:
Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program:
Courses for 2019:
– Gippsland Community Leadership Program (applications closed for 2019)
– Northern Mallee Leaders Program (applications closed for 2019)
– Rivers & Ranges Community Leadership Program (applications open until 18 January, 2019)
Note: Courses covering other regions of Victoria to be selected for upcoming years.
Women’s Board Leadership Program (applications closed)
The Observership Program (offering experience as an ‘observer’ on a not-for-profit board):
The Observership Program (applications closed for 2019)
We look forward to profiling and sharing the journeys of the 2019 candidates. To find out more about the Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program, see extensionaus.com.au/VRWNetwork/all-about-victorian-rural-womens-leadership-and-mentoring-program/
More information on the application process for the 2020 Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program will be available later this year.