Importantly, the book is a call to action for young people and seeks to show them how to put powerful ideas into action. A fledgling social enterprise was born! The ripple effect awe inspiring, and through the hard work of many, the lives of thousands of Nepalese women and their families have been improved. Today Seven Women continues to grow and thrive. Stephanie Woollard is an International Award winning Australian social entrepreneur who founded an organisation called Seven Women. Steph cares deeply about those who live on the fringes and believes we can all play a part in creating a more inclusive and just world. Her actions inspire us all to take action when we see injustice and to make the world around us a better place for us all.
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In addition Seven Women now operates a cooking school attracting many overseas visitors daily as an income source and important social exchange. Through team motivation and leadership Stephanie has moulded an organisation that truly makes a difference to thousands of people. Bothered by the state of the world and passionate about how she could use her life to make a difference, Steph searched for ways she could create a better world by travelling the world volunteering in different organisations. Her visionary leadership led her to start an organisation called Seven Women , which has now educated, trained and employed over disabled and marginalised women in Nepal through education, skills training and employment pathways. Women have been employed by the enterprises Stephanie has created including a manufacturing business which exports fair trade products made by the women internationally and a cooking school and guesthouse which target the tourist market in Nepal. Stephanie also has a responsible tour company leading life-changing tours to Nepal, which allow travellers to make a difference in the local community and train marginalised women as tour guides. This year Steph was awarded an Order of Australia. Dedicating her life to make a difference in the lives of some of the most marginalised people on the planet, Stephanie inspires many by sharing her story and practical steps everyone can take to be part of positive change in our world.
Session 15 Title: Transformational leadership: thinking beyond 1. Moderator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed. The wait is almost over. The screen of the biggest Entrepreneurship Summit in the history of University of Dhaka will rise tomorrow at 3pm.
Stephanie Woollard began Seven Women at age 22 after meeting seven disabled women working in a tin shed in Kathmandu. These seven women were struggling to make a living in the face of harsh discrimination. Over the past 12 years Seven Women has made significant impact;. Over people have learned about social enterprise and how to create real and lasting change through a visit to our Seven Women Headquarters. Over 5, women in Nepal have been educated, trained and employed by Seven Women, providing the tools to lift themselves out of poverty.