Better Together – Australia-Asean Women’s Entrepreneur program 2022

Better Together is a DFAT supported initiative in conjunction with DEAKIN university aiming to connect ASEAN women entrepreneurs with the Australian market.

Global Sisters is supporting 15 women-led businesses and social enterprises to expand into the Australian market.

These businesses are successful and emerging businesses in their home country of the Philippines and Indonesia, have high potential for expansion to the Asia-Pacific markets and exemplify Global Sisters GOOD business values.

Learn more about each of the businesses and their goals by clicking on the panels below.

If you are interested in supporting one of these businesses, contact Heather, Chief Operating Officer of Global Sisters  or connect with our Coaching and Pro bono lead Pakiza at 

Anya Lim, Founder Anthill | Woven textiles social enterprise

Debbie, Ina & Kae, Founders HoliCOW | Ethical homewares and lifestyle products

Kylie Misa, Founder WVN Living | Artisan lifestyle products

Arvel & Arvin Alvarez, Founder Wonkie | Everyday lingerie for all bodies

Widya Taimei, Founder Mawibakery 

Darlyn Ty-Nilo, Founder Belle De Jour | Planners and Coaching

Fawziyyah Maridul, Founder Malingkat | Mindanao woven products

Camille Escudero, Founder Living of the Valley 

Lucia Rungggeari, Founder Highland Roastery| Coffee, Roastery & cafes

Twinkle Ferraren, Founder Style Isle | Resort Wear & accessories

Mariel Veluz, Founder Sewn Sandals

Czarina Carbonel, Founder MAGWAI | Sustainable personal care products

Kismiyati, Founder Kinan’s Frozen Fish | Sustainable Aquafarming