At Women's Words Project, we are working with industry, business sectors and community groups to identify key themes underlying women’s issues, SHE-Economy market trends, and provide empowering women’s programs. Women’s Words aims to provide a platform to learn, inspire and empower women of all ages, proudly working towards gender equality in Australia.


The Gold Coast is one of the first regions in Australia to launch its very own business awards for inspiring women.
Announcing - The Women in Business Awards of Australia  

The Women in Business Awards  honours outstanding and successful businesswomen and industry achievers on the regions of Brisbane, The Gold Coast and the Darling Downs.



The awards have been created to encourage ambition, empower confidence and inspire new female leaders now and into the future.


There are seven categories to recognise exceptional women including the premier award – the Woman in Business of the Year. The awards also open to young women making a difference with a special category – the Empowering Young Women’s Award open to High School girls.


The annual awards have been created to honor women who possess vision, innovation, entrepreneurial drive, leadership, individuality and tenacity with the ultimate goal being to present role models for other women to aspire to.


Women in Business Award 2015 Categories.
1:   Woman of the Year (to be selected from finalist categories)
2:   Business Achiever (open to business owners)
3:   Community Dedication Award (open category)
4:   Innovation Award (open category)
5:   Young Business Women's Award (open to 18-25 year olds)
6:   Empowering Young Women’s Award (open to female school students)
7:   Women for Change Award (open category)


Entries open now!
To nominate someone or enter yourself, complete the Nomination Form and email here


Empowering Young Women’s Program

Creating A Brighter Future for our girls


By supporting grade 11 female students through a mentoring and leadership development program before they complete their schooling and enter the ‘real world’, we provide an opportunity to change our nation’s future. The Empowering Young Women's Program will provide a unique mentor based program which encourages ambition, empowers confidence, and keeps them on track by helping them set goals and work towards achieving them.


This program provides a unique forum for participants where female leaders and executives share their time, experiences and their wisdom with young women to further develop their skills, expand their knowledge and support their ability to become leaders in both business and communities.


PROGRAM: Through the unique one-day program, workbook and on-line modules where female leaders and mentors focus on relevant real issues, providing career inspiration, advice, career inspiration, advice and support for the participants.
Business and community groups are invited to sponsor up to ten year 11 Students from regional schools to participate in the first national metro program being held on the Gold Coast this year.


For more information about being involved in this program or becoming a Program Partner contact Women’s Words Project on 07 5504 6055 or email




The Australian Institute of Women

The Women’s Words Project is very proud to be a partner of the Australian Institute of Women.

Australia’s peak industry body servicing the Women’s Market

Research ● Education ● Advocacy ● Engagement

The Australian Institute Of Women works with business, government and industry bodies to promote the advancement of market research, education and best-practice within this key and significant market sector for Australia.
Through its industry research, educational programs, products and services, AIOW focuses on providing critical insights and training programs on SHEmarket philosophies and emerging trends across all market sectors.
AIOW also offers a range of professional development services through its Executive Women’s Leadership Development programs, state events and forums, business coaching, SHEecomony case studies, publications and annual national conference.
AIOW membership is open to executives, professionals, companies, alliances and associations.