WESTERN SYDNEY WOMEN IS THE FIRST AND ONLY ORGANISATION TO ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE WHOM COME THE INNER WEST, GREATER WEST, NORTH WEST AND SOUTH WEST OF SYDNEY.
Our mission is to be the voice and inspiration for all women living and working in the Western Sydney areas. We raise awareness and promote conversation; we supply the tools, membership, support and information on a range of issues that impact women in order to facilitate positive change and economic independence. With regular surveys, inspirational events and campaigns, we are determined to ensure all women have the opportunity for personal success and empowerment.
SENATOR THE HON. MARISE PAYNE | FOUNDATION AMBASSADOR
Minister of Defence
“As a woman from Western Sydney, I’m proud to be a Foundation Ambassador of the only advocacy group giving a voice to all women of Western Sydney. My passion is to see more women being included and heard within all areas of our diverse community including politics.”
Amanda Rose is a Strategic Connector, Radio Host, Keynote Speaker and brand strategist. As one of the most influential people on LinkedIn, Amanda Rose (#BossLady) is quoted as an “internet winning blogger” by TIME.com and contributes regularly to Huffington Post, The Financial Review, BRW, Sydney Morning Herald, SkyBusiness, and more. Amanda is from the Inner West of Sydney and is passionate about facilitating women in business, CEO of The Business Woman Media and Founded Western Sydney Women to ensure women are connected to the resources and inspiration they need to be economically independent and satisfied in life.
“Once a woman is equipped with confidence, connected to resources and provided with support, nothing can stop her from achieving greatness.” – Amanda Rose
A passionate keynote speaker, Amanda Rose also works regularly with The Australian Defence Force, CPA Australia, Law Institute, UTS, Western Sydney University and the Royal Australian Navy. Connect with Amanda Rose on Twitter @theamandarose and @westernsydwomen or visit www.westernsydneywomen.com.au and www.amandarose.com.au.
A financial services specialist and experienced Mortgage professional, Maria owns a Financial Services Franchise in the North West of Sydney. Passionate about ensuring women are economically independent, Maria is a consultant on all things lending and has helped hundreds of people upgrade to a new home, renovate, invest in property and refinance existing home or commercial loans. As one of the founders of Western Sydney Women, Maria wants to ensure the establishment of a community where women of all ages and backgrounds are supported, empowered and have their voices heard.
We are “not just talking about it but actually making it happen” – Maria Kovacic
An avid Parramatta Eels fan, Maria is a true Western Sydney Woman.
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