Stepping Stones mentors

We are currently seeking enthusiastic women interested in imparting their knowledge and skills to refugee and migrant women wanting to start small businesses in Australia.

A stepping stone mentor together with mentee

What does it mean to be a mentor for Stepping Stones?

Mentors provide one-on-one support, guidance and encouragement to refugee and migrant women who hope to start their own businesses. They build long-term relationships with these women that will help them achieve their goals and overcome cultural barriers, isolation and lack of confidence.

Mentors help participants to:

  • understand financial systems in Australia
  • understand Australian small business systems
  • develop small business planning and marketing skills
  • find traineeships and work experience
  • adapt their business experience to the complexity and compliance issues of business ownership in Australia.

Interested in becoming a mentor?

If you are interested in learning more, please contact:

Rebecca Meddings

Phone: (03) 9422 5629

Email: rmeddings(at)bsl.org.au

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