Opportunities for Young Women

Wanting to develop your leadership skills, or needing some financial help with your professional development? We’ve compiled a list of available opportunities for young women! 

  • The Australian Progress Fellowship is looking for their Autumn 2023 cohort with scholarships available for First Nations people, people with disability, people of colour, people with lived experience seeking asylum and unwaged changemakers facing financial barriers. The program covers a deep dive into best practice advocacy from a wide-ranging suite of skills. Apply now.
  • Harmony Alliance has developed a free online course on ‘Financial Literacy for Women‘ available in English, Arabic, Dari, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Punjabi, Hazaragi, Thai, Karen, and Korean.
  • Are you a school student with a bold idea to tackle a Sustainable Development Goal? Westpac’s Youth Impact Challenge aims to help students solve problems and is open to students in years 1 to 12.
  • Sharing Stories Foundation has launched a campaign for January 26, encouraging students and older people to learn more about the day and what it means to First Nations communities. The Moment of Truth campaign has three aspects: Educate, Contemplate and Circulate. Click here to learn more.
  • Women & Leadership Australia is currently offering professional development scholarships to women across all areas of the community services sector. The programs bring together a focus on applied learning with the latest in leadership theory and practice. Click here to learn more and to apply by 17 March.
  • Australian Youth Affairs Coalition is working with the Australian Government to launch five new Youth Advisory Groups. Each advisory group will focus on a different policy area, and will consist of eight young people between the ages of 16-24. Click here to learn more