There are 24 places available to women who would like to be digital mavens

THE Rural Woman, Dairy Australia, Australian Wool Innovation and University of New England want to give you the skills to step back into the workforce in a career (or business) you desire.

The Digital Mavens program will run for 9 months and is full of learning, coaching and connection.

These places are all fully funded by the NCI program

Program start: 18th July 2022

Applications close: 8th July 2022

Are you:

  • Excited to connect with like minded women?
  • Children all heading off to school and you are wanting a career again?
  • Craving an income of your own?
  • A keen learner who loves new experiences?
  • Located in Rural, Regional and Remote Australia and feeling isolated?
  • Lost about the next steps in your career?

Express your interest today

Create your dream career pathway

This program includes:

Rural Australia has spoken, they need people who are confident in technology to drive the Agricultural industry forward. We know that women are major contributors to Rural Australia, often in unpaid roles. Caring for children and being bookkeeper to the family farm. Taking time out of your career to raise children or even relocating to marry a farmer can shake up how you work, and your skills.

We see that women can solve agricultures problem moving forward, and this program is the first step in gaining the workforce skills, confidence and pathway.

  • Monthly group coaching with one of our highly skilled and knowledgeable coaches. These sessions will be focused on supporting each woman to create personal and professional goals, formulate a plan to achieve those goals, apply learnings to life and be supported in the accountability for the enactment of their plans.
  • Micro-credentialing with UNE through the completion of a five unit, self-paced course.
  • 9 Months of self-identified development activities through THE Rural Woman BLOOM CPPD program; including access to monthly sessions helping you to PLAN, remain ACCOUNTABLE + NETWORK and enhance your skills in: Business & Digital Technology, Leadership & Human skills, Wellbeing + Regenerative Agriculture.
  • Opportunities for regular connection  with other Cohort participants and other rural women in the broader network for support and inspiration

The purpose of this program is to:

  • Allow rural women to support rural women in connecting with agricultural businesses for mutual success and the overarching goal of sustainable food and fibre production for Australia and the world.
  • Having inspiring and capable people to achieve transformation in the future success of agriculture through technology and new approaches.

THE Rural Woman has delivered virtual training and programs since 2014 and we are pleased to partner with Dairy Australia, Australian Wool Innovation and University of New England to deliver this fresh and much needed program.

Previous programs have given many women support to shift their careers, return to the workforce, start or buy businesses. And many other benefits including increased confidence, clarity and connections.

Karyn Cassar, Re-activating women in Dairy

Are you ready to create your dream career path and have the confidence to go and get it?

Are you craving the support and connection THE Rural Woman has waiting for you?

18th July 2022

THE Rural Woman The Rural Woman together with the State Government of NSW