If you are a woman... and you live rural or you are in the mindset of rural (abundance, openness, generosity)... and you are excited to master the art of loving where you live and living life on your terms....
At THE Rural Woman our values are in our name - Thriving. Healing. Evolving. It's both a mission and a mantra!
We we have a simple dream for you - that you #bloomwhereyouare
It's up to YOU what form that blooming takes, we want you to CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE but THE Rural Woman's mission is to meet you where you are with inspiration, tools, support, an amazing network, simple accountability and skills development that will help you along the way!
THE Rural Woman is an innovation driven, creativity inspired, resilience building, productive, proactive, supportive eco-system of rural women from around the world, connecting, learning and discovering together on the topics that matters to us!
Our safe, online space is open to ALL rural women anywhere on the planet!
Your geography can never dictate your success or happiness!
Transformation can sometimes be challenging (or slow) when the environment around you doesn't change....which is why THE Rural Woman is so exciting.
We help you get exposed to a positive, proactive and productive online environment that will support your growth without leaving HOME!
Through incredible and simple to use technology, regardless of where you live or how rural or remote you are - you can connect, at the click of a button, to rural women around the world who want what you want - and who are creating the safety in a space for you to explore what is possible for you.
Which means that all profits generated are channeled into the work of THE Rural Woman, enabling us to keep our Programs + Services affordable + accessible and investing in and delivering on Member-led initiatives!
Whether you want to ignite a new idea and bring it to life in the form of business or community action or you want to make changes to your career or life situation, or you want to navigate that big change you are being called to (but aren't sure exactly what it is) - there is support here for you!
We will safely and easily connect you to new ideas and new opportunities of all kinds...most of which we can't explain, but are more like MAGIC!
THE Rural Woman is SO much more than a 'social network'- this is a regenerative, self supportive eco-system where conversation can lead to collaboration, where a small connection can bloom a new idea, where positive exchange is everywhere, where friendship is assured and where anything - and we mean anything - is possible, if we just believe it!
Be THE Change You Want To See In The World' Ghandi
What our Members 'do' with their life is not our primary driver - who they ARE is where the real truth lies!
Though we do LOVE to see our Members THRIVE in their roles in life and in their businesses, careers, jobs, voluntary roles or 'DOING' we are most passionate about them HEALING & EVOLVING to their true 'BEING'.
Access tour FREE online Community when you join as a MEMBER of the Cooperative (HERE)
AS a Community Member you get access to engage with our INCREDIBLE community you can
NETWORKING/COMMUNITY - Overcoming Isolation and Fostering Connection!
+ Connect with Members on a social newsfeed
+ Set your specialty and be found in searches and connect with other women in your specialty (or others!)
+ Create a post
+ Follow other Members
+ Send Private Messages
+ Live Chat with Members who are online now
+ See Members who are near you, who are online now, who have common interest
Gain Expertise & Be THE Expert
+ Search content by Topic
+ Share an article
+ Create a post (ask a question, share some wisdom, add value)
Connect with Advice, new skills, ideas and fun through Events
+ Participate in other Members Public Events
+ Host/Share Event (online/offline/live-chat)
+ Access THE Rural Woman Events (fee)
+ Access THE Rural Woman Masterclasses (fee)
+ Access to Free Courses
+ Access to a 7 day Confidence Challenge
+ Access to a 7 day Clarity Challenge
+ Access to a 7 day Connection Challenge
+ Access THE Rural Woman Courses (fee)
ALL of of our Courses, Events and Group hosts are RURAL WOMEN - just like you....- whether our Members own their own business, volunteer in community, raise a family, have a job or are retired passionate subject matter experts, we value their wisdom and want to provide a safe space where they - and you, can reconnect to your most powerful voice and where that voice can be amplified!
You can join our community FREE (once you have joined the Cooperative) and then, as you desire, upgrade your Membership to join BLOOM - so you can take courses and participate in our amazing weekly online live events.
In addition to being able to access all of the features of the FREE Community Membership, each month our Bloom Members can participate in LIVE, online sessions which incorporate training and mentoring in business, wellbeing and technology AND access all the recordings of these sessions.
We use a range of different tools including online event rooms for workshops and masterclasses, chat spaces, closed groups and we encourage peer to peer engagement - you'll learn as much from the women in the room as you will from the HOST!
All our HOSTS are Members of THE Rural Woman and all are subject matter experts in their field.
You can show up to as many or as few LIVE events as you like and the good news is we record EVERYTHING so even if you miss it - you can come back and watch it later, 24/7!
Women can join the dynamic and supportive online community and events FREE or can choose from a range of programs, events and activities including our GOLD STAR Program - BLOOM *CPPD* (continuing personal & professional development) specifically designed FOR rural Women BY rural Women and they can access consistent LIVE Online sessions (recorded to watch later) in six key areas:
Mindset - (1/Month) THE V-LAB Activation sessions focused on activating your VALUE and how you VALUE yourself and are VALUED by others.
Planning - (1/Month) sessions focused on planning your learning, life and enterprise goals to ensure you stay committed, accountable and actually achieve what you desire
Business & Digital Technology - (2/Month) hosted by 12 subject matter experts, all rural women, sharing their wisdom on specific topics, during the year
Wellbeing - (2/Month) hosted by 12 subject matter experts, all rural women, sharing their wisdom on specific topics, during the year
Regenerative Agriculture - (2/Month) hosted by 12 subject matter experts, all rural women, sharing their wisdom on specific topics, during the year
Leadership & Human Skills - (2/Month) hosted by 12 subject matter experts, all rural women, sharing their wisdom on specific topics, during the year
Accountability - (1/Month) facilitated sessions to amplify connections that lead to positive outcomes and ensuring learning and life goals are met and celebrated
Networking - THE Lunch (1/Month) a facilitated networking session to connect rural women from around the world and have fun!
As a Member of BLOOM you also get access to Courses developed during past 3 years by Members and contributors. These include
- How to Have Uncomfortable Conversations
- BE-Treat. Reset Sessions For Rural Women
- THE Transformative Power Of Crisis
- Energy Activation
- Redefining Drought - Reclaiming Wellbeing
Perhaps the MOST valuable opportunity of being a FREE Community & BLOOM CPPD is access to the amazing community and network.
These women will become your friends, clients and customers, business partners, advisers, cheerleaders and champions.
Since we launched in 2014 our platform has facilitated so many amazing collaborations and connections locally and globally that simply wouldn't have happened were it not for THE Rural Woman!
This is an invaluable support that you will want to contribute to as you will get as much from giving as you will from receiving.
The generosity of THE Rural Woman community is unsurpassed!
You can JOIN today - using the links above OR you can Request to Join using the buttons above or below and be part of the FREE community we are co-creating (please note you MUST be a paid member of THE Rural Woman Cooperative to join the community and BLOOM. It's $99/year + a one off $44 joining fee)
In the spirit of generosity - we want you to experience the amazingness of BLOOM for yourself before you commit so we offer a 30 day trial! In 30 days you can gain access to try the LIVE events, a taste of the COURSEs and connect in the community!
It's our gift to you!
If you don't want to access any of the incredible features of BLOOM, that's completely okay by us - you can still join us and be part of our extended community, contribute to conversation, connect with like-minded rural women and generally be inspired, supported and delighted to be a contributor to a safe, creative and supportive online space for rural women.
It is our mission to meet you where you are at with the tools and resources, inspiration and support so you can #bloomwhereyouare
We look forward to seeing you #bloom in your unique and magnificent way.