Free training opportunity for migrant women in the City of Whittlesea

Sign up for a free leadership program for migrant and refugee women in the City of Whittlesea!

MCWH is running a free PACE leadership program for migrant and refugee women, supported by the City of Whittlesea!

Sign up now!

Woman with a beautiful smile in a light grey hijab holding a sign that reads 'Value me, my culture, my language and my strength'Improve your confidence and speaking skills

The free PACE Leadership course is for multicultural women who want to build their confidence and learn new skills.

Choose the topics you want to learn

Take control over your learning! In this course, you can choose the skills you want to gain from a set list of topics.

 Learn from home

We are currently running the PACE Leadership course online. You will receive your learning materials in your email.

Course dates

We will run sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10.00am- 12.00pm on these dates:

  • Monday 21/06/21
  • Wednesday 23/06/21
  • Monday 28/06/21
  • Wednesday 30/06/21
  • Monday 05/07/21
  • Wednesday 07/07/21
  • Monday 12/07/21
  • Wednesday 14/07/21

About the course

If you have any questions or would like to sign up to the course, visit this link or email or

Register for the Whittlesea PACE course now

Who can join this course?

We welcome migrant and refugee women to join this course. Women must be over 18 years old and live, work, study or recreate in the City of Whittlesea. Intermediate English speaking skills is strongly recommended.

How long is the course?

Each session will go for 1-2 hours. There will be 8 sessions over 8 weeks.

Where is the course?

The course will be delivered online.

How much does this course cost?

The PACE Leadership course is free!

What does PACE mean? 

PACE can help you learn how to be a confident leader in your own life. It stands for:

  • Participate in employment or the community
  • Advocate to talk about your issues
  • Communicate leadership skills
  • Engage with migrant women’s issues

What are some topics that I can learn about?

  • Building confidence
  • Setting goals
  • Applying for jobs
  • Workers rights
  • Public speaking
  • Aboriginal history
  • Australian law
  • Women’s health and wellbeing

About the trainer

Caroline Ridler, BA, Grad Cert (Indigenous Studies), Cert IV (Training and
Assessment) Senior Training Officer

Caroline has extensive experience in training in local LGBTIQA+, Women’s and Anti-racist organising spaces and workplaces since 2012. As a trainer, Caroline is a well-regarded proficient facilitator on the topics of Cultural Humility, Gender Equality and Leadership. She oversees the training and evaluation of MCWH modules: Beyond Cultural Competency, PACE, Multicultural Women’s Health Education, Intersectionality and Preventing Violence Against Women. She previously worked in LGBTIQA+ Multicultural Community programs and Women’s student advocacy overseeing the development, co-design and delivery of tailored training focussing on Intersectionality.