Sydney Women’s Fund: Portrait III Research recently found an alarming 44% of women had experienced discrimination in the last 12 months. Almost a third reporting their mental health (32%) and career (31%) suffering, with income (20%), personal relationships (17%) and physical health (11%) also affected.
A new program in response to these findings: Sydney Women’s Fund is launching a new partnership with CareerTrackers, piloting the ‘Indigenous Women’s Career Mentoring Program’.
For many Alumni of CareerTrackers – they are the first in their family to graduate from university and work in the private sector. The mentoring program will accelerate the careers of 20 Indigenous women, connecting them with a supportive, dedicated mentor and a network of industry leaders and professionals.