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Are you looking for connection with like-minded women?

We know where to find them

Being a rural woman can be isolating sometimes and it can be a challenge to find like minded people in your local area! We understand that fitting in and standing out aren’t always compatible and rural living can be restrictive for achieving your true potential. Our research during the past 6 years has shown that rural women who particulate in a powerful online community like THE Rural Woman become more closely connected in their local community, like their ‘tribe’ magically appears in their town after all these years of feeling alone.

It’s just one of the benefits of being a part of THE Rural Woman!

Learn. Teach. People Who Get It.
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In rural communities we’ve become very used to ‘experts’ from the ‘oustide’ telling us what to do…the fly in fly out consultant or trainer from the city is a common experience.

Not with THE Rural Woman! We value life-long learning from contextually appropriate sources – which means ALL of our hosts and experts are women with lived experience of rural life and many years of expertise in their chosen field. One day you might be the learner and the next, the teacher – that’s what we love about THE Rural Woman.

No subject off limits.
No solution not possible.

THE Rural Woman is a safe space to explore your ‘edges’ to celebrate your wins, to ask difficult questions, to get honest perspectives, practical solutions and great ideas or next steps. With 700+ active members, it’s likely that someone has been through what you are going through and you can tap into their wisdom on any subject area. Rural women are brilliant connectors, so it’s likely if someone doesn’t know it, they know someone who does and can make the connections for you!

Isolation is a superpower

Loneliness and isolation can be a very real and impactful experience for women living in rural areas, but with the incredible digital access we have now and the tools we use, it doesn’t have to be that way.

We have spent the past 7 years creating a safe, supportive, nurturing and self-responsible space where rural women can share, learn and grow together. We’ve been through it all together, droughts, floods, fires, a global pandemic and the women who lean into this community – they are the true definition of resilience and resourcefulness.

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Ready to bloom where you are?

When a rural woman blooms, all around her blooms too. It’s a powerful and deeply felt ripple, which is proudly sweeping across the world..

Our commitment is to meet rural women where they are and connect them to the tools, networks and opportunities they need to #thrive in their personal life, work, business and community – right wherever they are! In a digital age, we are blessed with so many opportunities to deliver remotely delivered support in creative and profoundly life-changing ways!

We want all rural women to be able to #livelocalgrowglobal.

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Amplifying THE Voice of Rural Women

Join Our FREE Online Community

Connect with hundreds of rural women in dozens of different specialty areas to expand your network, generate new business, make new friends, learn new skills and evolve living! With a focus on personal and professional development THE Rural Woman Community is a space where contribution yields generous returns!

How Can We Support You?

We started in 2014, as a Company with a mission to support rural women reconnect to their most powerful voices and to provide platforms from which that voice can be amplified and we are now a member owned Cooperative focused on the advancement of rural women and girls. While our structure has changed, our intent and passion for supporting rural women has only strengthened.

Since 2014 we have been delivering online events, programs and coaching for thousands of rural women all underpinned by our Continuing Professional and Personal Development program we call BLOOM.

Through these services we have supported rural women to start and scale businesses, take new career paths, improve relationships, leave unhealthy situations and start again successfully, transition into new locations, improve their financial security and build wealth, develop life-long friendships, learn new skills, claim leadership roles in community, public life and family enterprises and we have created a safe, supportive online community.

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Become a Member of THE Rural Woman Cooperative

Receive rebates, subsidies and discounts on products and services the Coop delivers and contribute to the advancement of rural women and girls!

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Continuing Personal & Professional Development – BLOOM

Providing a diverse range of learning, skills development and application, networking, & accountability options and support, that are online, flexible, engaging and delivered by people who really understand you!

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PROGRAMS

Educational Programs Delivered By Rural Women For Rural Women

Our expert facilitators deliver online programs developed specifically to meet the needs and aspirations of rural women. We currently offer programs in Wellbeing, Leadership, Regenerative Agriculture and Business.

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COACHING

Business or Life Coaching

Easy and affordable access to a network of incredible rural women coaches with a diversity of skills, experience and an understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities faced by rural women.

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The Journey of THE Rural Woman

Since 2014 the vision of THE Rural Woman has not waivered, the intent has always been #thriving #healing #evolving Rural Women #bloomingwheretheyare. The journey of how, and what and who has been as varied and fun as any good adventures should have been. It’s been made richer by sharing it!
THE Rural Woman

Member Owned

As a Member Owned Cooperative we are focused on the advancement of rural women and girls.

Together we are enabling the connection of rural women and assisting them to improve their wellbeing, agency and/or financial security, through education, training, networking, mentoring, and financial opportunities. THE RW Cooperative delivers a number of products and services that support the advancement of rural women and girls and help us support the achievement of a number of UN Sustainable Development Goals. As a Member you will receive benefits related to these products and services as well as being given many opportunities to contribute to the governance and strategic direction of the organisation.

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AWARDS

2015 Google & Regional Australia Institute
Regional Online Heroes Award

2016 Lexus and Collective Magazine
Start Up Award

2019 Women in Tech Challenge
Coup de Coeur Du Jury Jurys’ Choice Award (Paris)

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Contact Us

For all enquiries please email admin@theruralwoman.com.au