At Trellis we pride ourselves on the impact and outcomes we help Early Career Women achieve for themselves, their teams and their organisations.

50 women across 16 national organisations completed the comprehensive First Five Program, with 100% of surveyed participants HIGHLY RECOMMENDING the program. 

Hear how the First Five program has impacted participants across Australia below.

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How has the First Five Program impacted the engagement with role, team and  organisation?

 
 
 
 

Lucy - Environmental Advisor (Construction)

Less than 2 years in the construction industry after completing a 1-year grad program.

"These things were consistently being brought up in my performance reviews."

Sarah - Mettalurgist (Mining)

 3 years in industry after studying a Bachelors of Chemical Engineering and IT.

"Being new, you never want to overstep and do the wrong thing."

Jessica - Legal Counsel (Infrastructure)

Moved into rail infrastructure after working in law firms.

"It was a completely different world coming from University."

What would you say to Employers considering the program for their Early Career Women?

 

Increasing participation and retention in just 8 weeks

100%

 Increased their ability to communicate effectively with senior managers

100%

Feel equipped to stand up for themselves and champion their ideas

100%

Have new ideas for how to successfully navigate gender equality issues 

92%

Feel more confident to manage their fear of confrontation

100%

Feel equipped to advocate for their own career progression opportunities

92%

Have increased their understanding the motivations of others

 

Lucy - Environmental Advisor (Construction)

Less than 2 years in the construction industry after completing a 1-year grad program.

"These things were consistently being brought up in my performance reviews."

 

Sarah - Mettalurgist (Mining)

 3 years in industry after studying a Bachelors of Chemical Engineering and IT.

"Being new, you never want to overstep and do the wrong thing."

 

Jessica - Legal Counsel (Infrastructure)

Moved into rail infrastructure after working in law firms.

"It was a completely different world coming from University."

 
 
 

Alice - Operations Engineer (Water / Utilities)

Over 4 years in industry, after multiple internships and a graduate program.

"It came to me at a time that I was feeling so uncertain, about evertyhing!"

Tierney - Civil & Transport Engineer

4 years' industry experience, navigating a landscape of being one of the only women.

"I was feeling lost and confused about my place in the workplace."

Sophia - Operations Risk Compliance & Assurance Analyst

A direct-hire into the energy infrastructure sector, with less than 3 years' experience. 

"I was seeking more confidence to speak up in my role."

 

Alice - Operations Engineer (Water / Utilities)

Over 4 years in industry, after multiple internships and a graduate program.

"It came to me at a time that I was feeling so uncertain, about evertyhing!"

 

Tierney - Civil & Transport Engineer

4 years' industry experience, navigating a landscape of being one of the only women.

"I was feeling lost and confused about my place in the workplace."

 

Sophia - Operations Risk Compliance & Assurance Analyst

A direct-hire into the energy infrastructure sector, with less than 3 years' experience. 

"I was seeking more confidence to speak up in my role."

What's the program experience like? The content, delivery, and special guest speakers?

 

“I am so much more confident in myself and the value I bring to my job. I feel like I can hold my own in difficult conversations.

I am¬†communicating better¬†and am able to ask for clarification and assistance more easily. I feel¬†more empowered¬†to actually take up space on site and in the workplace¬†and have stopped trying to make myself smaller.‚ÄĚ

Claudia - 2nd Year Graduate Engineer

“It’s impacted my development by helping me to understand how to be more confident while I'm still learning and relatively new in my role. I've gained skills to be able to navigate my role in a professional environment which is also new to me"

Kimberley - Environmental Officer (4 years in Construction

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How did you find the facilitation provided by Lead Facilitator, Tanya Andrews?

 

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