Women of the World (WOW) is a pilot program that aims to support 10, Melbourne-based, migrant and refugee women to build and run their own health education business. 

The fully-funded, 12-month program offers 10 women the opportunity to start a Parentmedic social micro franchise, while also accessing workshops that build their business skills and coaching that addresses mindset barriers that come with starting a business, at no cost.  

Parentmedic is a proven health education franchise, founded by Contribute Group.  Parentmedic provides parents and families with the knowledge to keep their child safe for the first 1000 days, providing education on what to do if their child is sick, injured or in an emergency.

They have been operating for 7 years, and have successful franchises across the country, however, currently don’t reach Migrant communities.

The program is being delivered by partners Contribute Group, and The Difference Incubator (TDi). Contribute Group design and build health education franchises, including Parentmedic.

TDi have deep expertise in delivering accelerator programs that support women entrepreneurs in building their business capability and confidence.  The program is funded by the Ecstra Foundation. 

We are currently seeking applications for the program from interested women or community groups who would like to host an information session with their women’s group.  

To register your interest as an applicant or to host an information session, please visit: https://contributegroup.co/wow-project/ and click the REGISTER YOUR INTEREST link.