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Migrant businesswomen are showcasing their talents at a unique Melbourne enterprise

On a shopping strip in Melbourne's inner west, a group of women are realising their business dreams ...

A peek through the colourful shop window of the Casa Bonita Cultural and Empowerment Hub, a social enterprise in Seddon, reveals six businesswomen huddled around a table laden with accessories, athletic attire and homeware.

They are enthusiastically discussing which products to display at the front of the shop in the lead up to Mother’s Day and how best to present them. There is a flurry of suggestions when talk turns to how to package the items for maximum gift appeal.

The collaboration between the women is what the social enterprise is all about. As well as being a showcase for crafts and a space to engage with Latin American culture, other migrant women are also invited to share the space for working and retail …

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