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Australians Investing in Women (AIIW) is a leading national NFP advocate for Gender-wise philanthropy.

Building on progress towards gender equity, we take an evidence-based approach and work in partnership with philanthropic, corporate and community leaders to strengthen society by catalysing investing in women and girls.

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Baggarrook Yurrongi First Nations Midwifery Program

La Trobe University

Like my Brother

Documentary Australia


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November Newsletter: current research, events, and advocacy

Our latest newsletter is now live! Please read this month’s opening letter from CEO, Julie Reilly OAM below and click through to read more about our current research projects, events,...

Event report 2023 - Sharpening our Focus on Corporate Giving: Keeping Gender Equality in The Frame

We recently held an event in Sydney – ‘Sharpening our Focus on Corporate Giving: Keeping Gender Equality in The Frame’ – in partnership with the Champions of Change Coalition and...

State of Gender-Wise Giving: 2023 Survey Results

Corporate donors know about gender lens investing but many are yet to apply it to their giving programs. For the first time, Australia’s top 50 corporate and philanthropic donors have...

Measure by Measure – Investment by Design

A case study in gender lens measurement and reporting by ANZ Patterns of measurement have long been a cornerstone of human progress. Measurement allows us to gauge, compare, and make...
Australians Investing In Women

Not-for-profits' learning circle

Monthly - refer to dates in Humanitix
Location: Zoom & Community of Giving (East Melbourne)
Australians Investing in Women (AIIW) is a leading not-for-profit organisation that advocates for Gender-wise philanthropy. Through our work, we get many enquiries from not-for-profits about funding and fundraising, and are aware of the additional challenges faced by initiatives that have a strategic focus on women and girls. While we are...

Why I invest in women and girls

Carol Schwartz AO

Carol Schwartz balcony shot (Jarrod Barnes 167 14)

Paul Wheelton AM KSJ

Paul Wheelton

Eve Mahlab AO

Eve Mahlab AO

Mim Bartlett

Mim Bartlett

Deanne Weir

Deanne Weir

Dr Catherine Brown OAM

Catherine Brown

Jo Kirk

Jo Kirk

Naomi Milgrom AC

Naomi Milgrom AC

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Ian Darling

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Jo Horgan

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