Connection is key for women's resilience

27.10.20 04:59 PM By Caitlin

By Mollie Tracey at The Farm Weekly

Via Zoom, about 65 women celebrated International Day of Rural Women last Thursday by tuning into a virtual summit, held by Big Ideas Rural and Generation Ag.

The summit aimed to connect rural women from all over Australia, to inspire them and provide a platform for them to network.

Keynote speaker was Jo Palmer - a business woman from The Rock, New South Wales, who founded Pointer Remote, a virtual platform that helps rural women find work and saw her win the 2019 AgriFutures NSW-ACT Rural Women of the Year award and then the national accolade.

Ms Palmer shared her story of how she established the platform with some tips that she acquired along the way.

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