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Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

Building leadership capacity

Graham Centre Partnerships and Engagement Manager Toni Nugent is one of 25 women selected to take part in a leadership program run by the National Rural Women’s Coalition.

Ms Toni Nugent (photo by Emily H Photography)The six week online program, ‘eskilling Accelerator Leadership Program’ aims to allow rural, remote and regional women to connect and network with other women while building on their leadership and advocacy skills to equip them to make a difference in their community.

“The women taking part in the program are from across the country and they have a wealth of knowledge to share,” Ms Nugent said.

“It’s also an opportunity to connect with some of the National Rural Women’s Coalition Board who represent rural Australian women at a national and international level.”

The NRWC is the largest rural women’s advocacy group in Australia. With five member organisations; Australian Women in Agriculture, Australia Local Government Women’s Association, Country Women’s Association of Australia, National Rural Health Alliance and Women in Seafood Australasia working towards the improvement of rural women and girls lives in Australia.


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