Eli Webb, PNG Country Director

Eli Webb is the Country Director for the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)’s Program in Papua New Guinea. Webb joined CIPE in November 2015 to assist in rolling out a series of projects in Papua New Guinea (PNG), as part of CIPE’s effort towards building a stronger entrepreneurial foundation for the local community, namely through the Women’s Business Resource Centre. Webb is also currently a local PNG media personality in the music industry, as a judge on a local reality music show, and in 2014 successfully co-founded a small NGO out of another local province, providing funding, counseling, and emergency accommodation for trauma patients of family and sexual violence. Previous to CIPE, Webb has held a myriad of roles, including work with the Human Services department of the Australian Federal Government and a long stint in the Australian Insurance industry.


In her spare time Webb is a PNG national representative in squash, recently competing in the 2015 Pacific Games and 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Webb actively sits on the PNG National Squash Federation as President and holds a seat on the National Athletes Commission.


Margaret Aila, Program Manager

Margaret Aila is a Program Manager at the WBRC, where Margaret manages the Center and all the Programs from start to finish. 

Margaret has worked at PNG Ports Savings and Loans Society, Gadens Lawyers as the Office Manager and worked at New Guinea Motors as an executive assistant to the managing director as well as the chairman and marketing director. Margaret also volunteers with the Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Club in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Margaret found out about WBRC through another women’s organization she was volunteering with. When the opportunity came up to join the WBRC Margaret took it. Margaret decided to join the WBRC when her own business was not growing the way she envisioned. Margaret enjoys the work, helping other women in business and learning. Working at the WBRC has helped her network with other women in development, formed good relations and has boosted her self-confidence.

Margaret loves sewing in her spare time as well as reading and gardening.


Amanda Tau, Finance Officer

Through the WBRC, Amanda won the opportunity to study at the University of Sunshine Coast through the Australia Awards scholarship. Before joining the team at the WBRC this year, she ran free taxation trainings at the Centre for women business owners. For her, working with women from all walks of life at the WBRC has truly been a rewarding experience. 


Pole Maguli, Junior Finance Officer

Pole Maguli is an Administrative Assistant and Junior Finance Officer at the WBRC. Apart from his job at the WBRC, he manages and looks after the books of a Tailoring Business owned by his big sister who is also a member of the WBRC. Pole finds the center to be a very conducive place for women of all backgrounds to come and share their experiences, network, educate and empower each other and it has been a fulfilling experience for him.


Karina Sinamoi, Admin Assistant & Childcare Provider

Karina Sinamoi works as the Childcare Provider and also acts as an Administrative Assistant for the Women’s Business Resource Centre as her part time job. Apart from this, she is employed by Coco Enterprise Limited as an Administrative Manager.

Karina enjoys passing time by storytelling and interacting with the children that come into the Centre as she is still a child in heart. She also enjoys working at the Centre as it is a new work field for her and she loves meeting with other women from all sorts of backgrounds that are keen in learning and making a difference in their lives for the better. #womenempowermentiskey


Natalie Leahy, Admin Assistant & Childcare Provider

Natalie Leahy is an Administrative Assistant and Childcare Provider at the WBRC. She is a Remedial Massage Therapist by profession when she is not at the center she runs her own mobile massage service. Natalie enjoys working at the WBRC because she finds everyone shares the same vision and dedication in the Centers mission to help women in business.


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Lot 51, Section 35, Kunai Street, Hohola

NCD, Papua New Guinea

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Phone: +675 7043 0788 

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