In the community
Westpac Women's Markets proudly supports women through a range of community partnerships.
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programs and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security, in more than 100 countries.
Each year Westpac supports UNIFEM in celebrating International Women's Day by supporting a series of breakfasts across the country that attracts thousands of attendees.
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)
The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) has a simple aim - to raise enough money to fund a cure for breast cancer. Westpac has been supporting the NBCF in achieving this aim for the past 16 years. Most recently Westpac has helped to promote NBCF's Register4 initiative.
1 million women
1 million women has a goal of inspiring 1 million Australian women to take a practical action on climate change by cutting 1 million tonnes of Carbon Dioxide, the main greenhouse pollutant causing global warming.
Global Banking Alliance for Women (GBA)
The Global Banking Alliance for Women is a leading organization of financial institutions driving women's wealth creation worldwide. Our members build innovative, comprehensive programs that provide women's business enterprises globally with vital access to capital, markets, education and training. Westpac's Director of Women's Markets, Larke Reimer, was the previous chairperson.
Good Return is an innovative social enterprise established by World Education Australia to address poverty issues in the Asia Pacific region. Specialising in microfinance, financial literacy and livelihood development programs, World Education Australia is part of the global World Education network, which has worked in over 60 countries around the world.
Fitted for Work
A service to help long term unemployed and disadvantaged women obtain work, maintain employment and ultimately achieve financial independence. A volunteer based organisation, Fitted for Work offers business-style clothing, presentation and interview skills as well as tips on building self confidence with the ultimate aim of assisting women on their path to self sufficiency.
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is growing a food revolution from the ground up. They are changing the way children approach and think about food. All around the country in over 260 schools, around 35,000 children are enthusiastically getting their hands dirty and learning how to grow, harvest, prepare and share fresh, seasonal food.