What we're about

Welcome to Embracing Women’s Potential (EWP)

https://www.embracingwomenspotential.com (https://www.embracingwomenspotential.com/)

EWP is more than just a group of women offering social scenes in the Southern Highlands.

We are a community of gifted, talented, intelligent, awakened, caring and loving human beings who are passionate about social change and whole-system transformation.

EWP makes a bold stand to bring LOVE in action to the world through the deliberate empowerment of women’s potential through psychological, emotional, spiritual, and social support, and through education to rise and shine, be transformed and to cause ripple effects throughout the world. We are an open multicultural community with a special focus on building a healthy relationship with self and with others through authentic connection and transformative learning space.

What we offer:

• We offer an inspiring safe space and real opportunities for authentic connection and true belonging in a community setting for all women regardless of their origin, culture or religious background.

• We offer a range of ways to connect, learn, share, develop, and have fun through our social activities and transformative learning programs.

• We offer psychological, emotional, spiritual, and social support to women who want to make a profound difference in the world in which they live through a sustainable community engagement program of Courses, Focus Groups, Workshops, Retreats, Events, and Social Activities.

Our mission is to reach out with LOVE and COMPASSION by inspiring and empowering all women to reach their full potential through education to rise and shine – addressing systems that cause inequality – causing the ripple effect – influencing profound positive, lasting change.

If you are seeking to find a place of true belonging, authentic connection and education for whole-system transformation, then you have come to the right place.

Please note there is a $10 yearly membership fee that is due at the time you join our community pay to: Account name: Barbara J Lear - BSB 734002 - Account number - 50-0984 - Westpac Banking.

Warm Regards

The awesome EWP team (from left to right) Barb, Ann, Pat, Tisiola (aka. Tisi) and Michelle.

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Upcoming events (3)

Finale Focus Group Theme Evening for Reflections, Celebration & Ideas for 2020

Dear lovely members, Can you believe it – our last Focus Group for 2019 is on Monday, November 25th ONLY three weeks away. Let’s make it Focused and Memorable!! And considering Christmas is only seven weeks away, let’s farewell 2019 with the colours of Christmas as our theme. We invite you to come dressed in the colours of Christmas, red, green, gold, silver, etc. But let’s not limit ourselves with what we wear, why not bring a plate of food that goes with the theme of Christmas to share. We are so delighted to let you know that one of our very loyal members, Lynne, has kindly offered to host our last Focus Group at her home in Bowral. However, for privacy reasons, the address will only be available to those members who will be attending our final Focus Group on Monday, 25th November. You can reserve your name on Meetup and providing your situation does not change, the address will be emailed to you two days before the event. The main focus of our final Focus Group is to reflect and share our transformative learning experiences throughout 2019 as well as gathering our collective ideas and suggestions to include in planning our way forward, especially for creating our 2020 year program. We welcome your ideas and reflections, so whether you have joined us through our Social events, Focus Group gatherings, Educational Programs, or our Yearly Retreat, let’s make our last Focus Group memorable by joining the conversation and being part of co-creating our way forward. If you are unable to join us on Monday 25th for our final Focus Group for 2019, we hope you can join us for the end of the year Celebration party – please look out for more details on that shortly. We are so looking forward to continuing this amazing transformative journey with you. With love Tisiola and the EWP Leadership Team

Celebration Pool Party

2 Isedale Rd

Dear lovely members, EWP Celebration Dinner Announcement It is our great pleasure to announce changes to our end of the year Celebration dinner. In the past we have tried different venues but unfortunately not every places suit our needs to make our time “Personal, Memorable and Affordable.” Therefore, for this year, we are trying something different. We are so excited our Meetup Queen, Michelle, has kindly offered to host our Celebration dinner/ Celebration Pool Party at her home (see details below). We warmly invite you to join us in celebrating another year of connecting, sharing, learning, growing, and transforming lives together. Please reserve your name on Meetup for setting up purposes. When: Saturday 14th December 2019 Time: 5.00pm – 9.00pm ish or whenever you get tired Address: 2 Isedale Road Braemar Parking- there is street parking opposite this address What to wear: Casual attire. Michelle has a pool, so you can go swimming if you like, byo towel and swimmers. Food: What to bring –BYOG Nibblies- cheese platter Nibblies- Salads- 1. Green 2. Cous cous salad, 3. Pumpkin and feta 4. Ann- potato salad Michelle- Snapper, Leg of Lamb Pat- Coronation chicken Tisi- Pavola and Fruit Salad Ann- Apple Crumble We are so looking forward to celebrating with you on Saturday 14th December 2019. Warmest regards Tisiola and EWP Leadership Team

GREAT NEWS for EWP 2020 Retreat

Sundara Beach House Gerringong

Hello Lovely Members, It’s that time of year again when we look to book accommodation for our next EWP Retreat. We are excited to have been able to book the same accommodation as last year at Sundara Beach House, Werri Beach, 42 Pacific Avenue, Gerringong. This was due to all attending member’s positive feedback regarding their experience at staying in Sundara in March 2019. Our booking has been made for Friday 6th March – Sunday 8th March 2020. If you are interested in joining us and if you want to secure your “spot”, would you kindly pay a deposit of $50 or more to ensure you have booked your bed. Unfortunately, we are not able to give you the total cost per person for the weekend until we are certain of the number of members attending. We are most likely looking at a total amount of around $200 - $270 per person depending on the type of bed and room you have booked. I hope you are able to join us in March next year as we intend to have a weekend full of fun, laughter, learning, eating, drinking and hopefully dancing….all within two days! Please deposit your booking amount to Barb Lear’s bank account and please put your name on your deposit transfer so we will know who the money is sent from. Further information regarding our 2020 Retreat will be sent to you closer to the time. Love from The EWP Team. Barb’s Account …..BSB[masked], ACCOUNT NO. [masked] Westpac Bank. Please put your NAME as a reference so we know who it is from

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