Migrant Women in Business is a nation-wide network of over 80 women from migrant & refugee backgrounds who connect, collaborate, educate and encourage one other with the ultimate purpose of fostering and facilitating the creation and sustainable growth of migrant women’s businesses. Watch this short video sharing ideas on leadership, passion, and purpose from some of our network’s inspirational migrant businesswomen.
Migrant Women in Business has four key support streams:
LAUNCHING SOON A marketplace for migrant women to connect with small business experts.Read more
Our tailored-made Business Accelerator supports women with a nano or micro business to strengthen and grow.Read more
Our online marketplace Made by Many Hands connects customers with migrant women with a product or service to sell.Read more
We work with government agencies, organisations and private enterprises to advocate for resources vital to migrant women succeeding as entrepreneurs and community leaders.Read more
A migrant woman with a nano or micro business contributes to the economic, social and cultural development of Australian society if she has confidence, support networks, time and capacity, access to high-quality education and commercial opportunities. An empowered migrant woman is an agent of change. Her potential is unlimited, and her impact unstoppable.
Pao Rojo, the creator of the brand Tiravioleta, arrived in Australia from Buenos Aires in 2010, accompanied by her…Read more
Arriving in Australia 7 years ago, Lilly Wright is from a small town in Kota Tinggi, Malaysia, and…Read more
Mayra Laverde is originally from Colombia, but now calls Adelaide home. She is the Founder…Read more
A decade ago, Carla Risco, a Chilean-born textiles artist, gave up her career in engineering and set off with…Read more
Brenda Gil, originally from Colombia, is the owner and creator of a magical plant nursery that she delightfully…Read more
Originally from Mexico, Fernanda Rodriguez came to Australia in 2018 after falling in love with the country on her student…Read more
In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls. Our mission is to nurture the leadership and entrepreneurship of migrant women by creating an ecosystem of organisations and women business owners and leaders who learn and grow by supporting each other.
We have our sights on over 1,000 migrant women entrepreneurs to become community leaders and profitable business owners by 2023.