e-Leaders Programs

Interactive supported learning in a virtual classroom

The National Rural Women’s Coalition is pleased to offer the 2017 e-Leaders Advocate and Influence Program. This seven (7) week program will deliver an introduction to advocacy and influence in the context of issues and causes related to rural, regional and remote Australia. All sessions will be held in a virtual classroom. Online support will be provided to assist participants to develop an advocacy plan. The program is free and limited to 20 places.


If you have got ideas and goals to build a project to advocate on an issue or influence decision making and policy in your rural industry or community – we invite you to apply! Need help to define your project? – just give us a call.

Who should apply?

Women living in rural, regional and remote (RRR) areas in Australia who can identify with any of the following are eligible to apply:

  • Primary industry producers  (agriculture, fisheries or forestry industries); and/or
  • Active rural community leaders including those involved in a community group, the not-for-profit sector or an organisation directly involved in community capacity building.

Applications are open to women of all ages. Applicants who are aged 18-25 years, ATSI (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander), CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

 Full Program Details

Download the program flyer for full details including key dates and presenter profiles. We have got a great line up + we are offering support and assistance to help you build an advocacy plan.

Read About a Past Project

“The e-Leaders program gave me the tools and the confidence to help me to shape my project ideas. The sessions were engaging and there was plenty of opportunity for interaction,”

--- 2016 e-Leaders Advocate and Influence participant, Aimee Snowden. 

Read Aimee’s blog about her project which aims to increase the agricultural literacy of Australian primary school aged children.


Kerryn Suttor

Project Coordinator

0448 629 647

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