FREE business coaching for women business owners

Has your business been affected by COVID-19? Do you need help? 


The Women’s Business Resource Centre (WBRC) is offering up to 8 hours with an experienced business coach to help you strengthen your business in 2021. 


Your coach could help you: 

  • Get clearer on your goals and priorities  

  • Make difficult business decisions 

  • Build your confidence

  • Identify new revenue streams 

  • Pivot your business model 

  • Manage your stress

  • Understand what’s really holding you back 


Spots are limited, so we recommend applying as early as possible.



What’s included 


You will receive: 

  • 8 hours of coaching with two experienced business coaches (one local coach and one international coach), via Zoom or Whatsapp, over a period of 8 weeks  

  • A personalised service - your coach will listen carefully to understand your challenges and your aspirations. Your coach will then work with you to identify ways to achieve your goals. 



Feedback from past clients 


Our coaches are caring, experienced and practical. 


“Having a good coach kept us accountable to ourselves and to keeping

the business moving forward with innovation. ... We saw the dollars as a result.” – Tapioca Delight 


“I can safely say, that a simple Zoom call with two of the right people has transformed my business but, more importantly has transformed my way of thinking and approaching my business” – Milne Bay Organics 


“Game changing in my SME” - Central Dakis Mamina Trading


“On a personal level just having someone to talk to about the issues we are facing has been therapeutic; on a business level being able to openly discuss issues and receive independent, quality and caring feedback cannot be valued so I gave it the best score. I'm very grateful and sad that it couldn't be longer.” – East Coast Group 




You are eligible if: 

  • Your business has been affected by COVID

  • You have less than 20 employees;

  • You are able to use English-language on the phone;

  • You are able to connect via Whatsapp or Zoom, at your office or home

  • You are committed to sharing openly and honestly about your challenges and are open and willing to take steps to change your business 


In addition we encourage women who: 

  • Support a large number of other MSMEs, particularly women;

  • Are driven and motivated





If selected for this opportunity, the coaching support, valued at K5,300, is free thanks to the support of the Australian Government through the PNG – Australia Partnership. 



To Apply

If you’re interested, please contact the WBRC at 7043 0788 Digicel / 76490469 B-mobile, who can help you decide if this opportunity is right for your business. If you are eligible for the coaching, apply by completing this form as soon as possible.

Applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted for a short interview with the WBRC team.

More rounds will be announced in the coming months, but we strongly suggest applying early to secure your place.

Our Partners

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) opened the WBRC in Port Moresby in 2016, with support from the Australian and U.S. governments. Through the WBRC, CIPE continues to work with local partners in PNG to advance women’s economic empowerment and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem for women in the country.


Since 2010, The Difference Incubator (TDi) has worked with hundreds of businesses looking to do good and make money. Its mission is to awaken the possibility of this in as many people and businesses as possible to create a more inclusive and sustainable economy. TDi’s programmes support and empower entrepreneurs to design and build a sustainable business that creates measurable social or environmental change. TDi has worked with businesses at all stages of growth; from those with an idea to those preparing for investment. TDi’s business coaches are practitioners; entrepreneurs themselves actively working on and in a number of businesses.