External Networking Groups

No matter where you sit in the organisations hierarchy there is a continual need to strategically develop your social, environmental and developmental networks. This strategy aids in you being exposed to new concepts, gaining sponsorship and mentorship and has a direct impact in how you go about achieving your goals.

If you are looking for some guidance on the best networking group to join, please view the below websites or contact Womens.Development@unisa.edu.au. The Women's Development team can assist your get a head start.

Please note: This reference is for those wanting to join an external networking group. Any joining fee will need to be funded by the employee themselves. There are career networking groups aligned to professions - this list is just a start.

Title About More information
YWCA Adelaide's not for profit young women's leadership organisation. http://ywca.com.au/
Spence Club A unique networking group offering for high achieving young South Australian women and SA expatriates across a range of fields. http://spenceclub.com.au/
Behind Closed Doors A national network offering eight membership categories that promise to meet the diverse needs of women today. https://www.behindcloseddoors.com/
Winnovation Stands for women in innovation and is a community of volunteer professionals striving to elevate South Australian innovative women. http://www.wit-sa.org/join
BPW Affiliated with BPW international they are a community group of women working to end gender inequity. https://www.bpw.com.au/What-is-BPW
HerBusiness HerBusiness (formerly Australian Businesswomen's Network) is a membership community that provides education, training, resources, mentoring and support for women who want to grow their businesses, connect with other business owners and expand their network, learn from world-leading role models and experts & more. 


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Business Chicks Business Chicks is Australia’s largest and most influential community for women, not only for women in ‘business’ or women who own their own businesses, but helping all women play a bigger game. 


Looking after me

In the new age era, we all seem to busier than ever. There is so much research proving that women today carry heavier work, family and expectation loads than ever before. Taking time out to focus on your wellbeing is fundamental. If you don't know where to start, UniSA has a dedicated Safety and Wellbeing site. Alternatively discuss with your line manager, People, Talent and Culture (PTC) representative or contact Womens.Development@unisa.edu.au.

Below are listed organisations that can help you learn the skills or find the motivation to focus on looking after you.

Please note: This reference is for those wanting to actively look at new skills for looking after themselves. Any joining fee will need to be funded by the employee themselves.

Title About More information
Lifeflow Meditation Feel good inside and out, whether it be through meditation, mindfulness or a sanctuary, if you are looking to learn how to bring about calm wellbeing. Lifeflow can help. https://lifeflow.com.au/