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WEL Association in collaboration with GCMAGIC convened their first meeting to officially inaugurate the Connection Project.

Women Empowerment and Leadership (WEL) Association in collaboration with Gold Coast Multicultural Arts Group in Collaboration Inc (GCMAGIC) convened their first meeting to officially inaugurate the Connection Project. “Connection – Participation of emerging Afghans group to social and economic activities in Queensland” is a project funded by the Queensland Government through the Department of Children, […]

Women Empowerment and Leadership association stand and raise its voice against Domestic Violence.

Women Empowerment and Leadership association stand and raise its voice against Domestic Violence. WHICH HAPPENING ON A DAILY BASE IN AFGHANISTAN WEL Director Rita Anwari Sultani had the pleasure to raise the voice of Afghan women and girls who have been held silent. She presents the history of higher education in Afghanistan. Which focused precisely […]

Calling on Young Women and Girls who are Interested in a Technical Career in Programming and Technology

More women are needed in the digital and tech industries. Young women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM fields), although they report to have higher grades in high school and university than their male counterparts. What is a programmer? Traditionally a male-dominated field, a programmer can create websites, phone apps and […]

Let’s Talk about Scholarships for Afghan Women

To reach university education level, a young refugee has to overcome significant barriers with only 1 in 100 making it. Despite their potential, young refugee women are greatly disadvantaged in accessing university education as well as technical and vocational training. Highly educated refugees can become leaders in their communities, creating businesses and social enterprises, or […]

We keep moving ahead, as always, knowing deep down inside that we are a very humble caring people and that we are worthy of a peaceful mind. That’s why we keep our smiles and we want you to smile with us.

October is World Mental Health Month. We want to encourage everyone to check in with others, and most importantly check in on themselves. Take time to reflect how you feel during both highs especially in pandemic COVID 19. How can you incorporate more of these positive feelings in your day? If you are interested in […]

Your greatness is not what you have, it’s what you give.

Women Empowerment & Leadership Association is so happy to announce the ample amount of support received from our community for the new arrivals in Australia. Over the past few weeks, we have been able to receive many clothing toys for the individuals who have arrived from Afghanistan. Many joined in volunteering in distributions and the […]

Empathy, Humanity, and Support for each other are more important than Revenue and Growth.

Women Empowerment and Leadership (WEL) team under the leadership of Dr. Rita Anwari, as Founder/President of the organization, visited the Afghan new refugee’s arrival in Brisbane. Beside good conversation with them, a package of preliminary needed things including Hygiene items was distributed to them. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing panic situation in Afghanistan, the Afghan […]