Enterprising Rural Women: North West Tasmania
This project aims to strengthen women’s economic participation and leadership in North West Tasmania and beyond, by empowering them through this community development initiative.
Enterprising Rural Women is a community development initiative designed to empower rural women in a disadvantaged region to achieve their aspirations for economic participation and leadership. Academic and industry experts from multiple partner organisations will work with rural women to co-design a relevant, accessible learning program for women in North West Tasmania and elsewhere.
December 2017 – August 2018
- Professor Robyn Eversole, research leader
- Associate Professor Naomi Birdthistle
- Dr Megerssa Walo
- Dr Cherie Hawkins, University of Tasmania
This project is in partnership with Collier Charitable Fund, and involves collaboration with the following organisations: Switch Tasmania, Tasmania Women in Agriculture, NILS (No Interest Loan Scheme) Tasmania, Good Shepherd Microfinance, and the Institute for Regional Development – University of Tasmania.
Enterprising Rural Women — North West Tasmania: Final Report August 2018
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