Enterprising Rural Women – North West Tasmania
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.