The Girlfriend Club was the first program that Women Can International Inc implemented back in 2009.
A social program where women are encouraged to participate in social events and to bring their ‘girlfriends’, the women from all the different parts of their life – their neighbours, workmates, family members, and friends – the philosophy behind this program is that women strengthen women by their interactions and relationships. With the breakdown of the sense of community, many women are missing this opportunity for social connection. Further, the thought that if you like the women in your world, the chances are
With the breakdown of the sense of community, many women are missing this opportunity for social connection, so The Girlfriend Club provides the opportunity for getting out and having fun with a group of women.
Further, the thought that if you like the women in your world, the chances are those other women may like them also, and therefore, there is the opportunity for gaining new friendships and empowered networking.
Hayley Solich, Founder of Women Can International Inc, describes it like this:
“Our Girlfriend Club events are so exciting because I feel like a double adaptor who takes one woman on one side and another on the other and I connect them together then stand back and watch the magic. When you bring together two women with similar interests and you provide that connection it is electric and so joyful. We also have a policy that no woman is a wallflower at our events, so our team works very hard at making sure everyone feels included and wanted in our group.”
Our Girlfriend Club program for 2017 includes the following:
Sat 17 June 2017 – Santa Fe Restaurant – 6pm – Meals and Drinks (Licensed Restaurant)
Sat 15 July 2017 – Cranked Leederville – 2-4pm – Coffee & Cake
Sat 19 Aug 2017 – Sista Girl – Yirra Yaakin Theatre and State Theatre Company of South Australia – $52 0r $46.50 concession (Concession rate if we have 8 or more going)
Sun 3 Sept 2017, 1-3pm – Art Therapy Session – International Gynaecological Awareness Day Undies For Better Understanding Workshop
Sun 15 Oct 2017 – Jane Brook Winery Luncheon – 1-3pm
Tues 14 Nov 2017 – Movie Night – Shout a girlfriend to celebrate World Kindness Day
Sat 9 Dec 2017 – Girlfriend Club Christmas Party – Private Residence to be announced
If you would like to participate in any of these events, please visit our Facebook page and register under the events tab.