ThincHer.

ThincHer. is an entrepreneurial, co-curricular program and community, designed specifically for women students powered by ThincLab.

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What is ThincHer?

This program aims to equip students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and mindset to excel as entrepreneurs and/or leaders in their respective fields. Through a combination of interactive workshops, mentorship, experiential learning, and networking opportunities, ThincHer will empower participants to unlock their full potential and make a positive impact on their entrepreneurial endeavours and take charge of their future.

  • Community of 400+ women students

    ThincHer fosters a diverse community of 400+ women students across al faculties and ages. You can join our online LinkedIn group to stay up to date.

  • Entrepreneurship & leadership education

    ThincHer empowers with resources, masterclasses, networking for confident success in any industry.

  • Monthly masterclass & events

    Explore ThincHer's free monthly masterclasses, March to October, centred on entrepreneurship and leadership, igniting your passion.

  • Networking with business experts

    We're devoted to your growth, arranging networking with business experts, providing invaluable guidance for your entrepreneurial journey.

  • Mentorship

    Recocognising the challenges that come with university life, we're committed to offering you mentorship that ensures you feel fully supported throughout your journey.

  • Organising committee

    Within ThincHer, there is also the opportunity to become apart of the organising committee who helps facilitate our events and spreads awareness of our program, to learn more about this, email thincher@adelaide.edu.au.

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Who is ThincHer for?

ThincHer welcomes and celebrates women students from all backgrounds, faculties, and stages of their academic journey at the University of Adelaide. It is an inclusive program that recognises and values the diverse experiences, talents, and aspirations of every participant, regardless of their degree and year of study. At ThincHer, we firmly believe that every woman has the potential to excel as an entrepreneur or leader, regardless of any external factors. Our role is to empower and support each individual so they can unlock their full potential in a supportive environment.

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The mentors

This year, ThincHer will be allowing all formal members to have the opportunity to be mentored by one of our 2024 mentors from a variety of industries.

Meet your 2024 Mentors

The community

As a part of the ThincHer community, you have the opportunity to unleash your full potential and shape your future with confidence. You will gain access to a wealth of resources, including networking events, inspiring mentors, and valuable entrepreneurial skills workshops. These resources will empower you to take control of your University experience and turn your passions into a fulfilling career. By joining ThincHer, you open the door to a world of possibilities and a supportive network of like-minded individuals who are eager to help you succeed.

Join the community today!

The committee

Joining the organising committee offers an exciting opportunity to hone your entrepreneurial skills while making a positive impact on the community. As a member, you will have the chance to plan and execute events, connect with potential sponsors, and increase the community's visibility through strategic social media outreach. This is a dynamic and rewarding experience that will enhance your leadership abilities and expand your professional network.

Please email thincher@adelaide.edu.au to register your interest to be apart of the organising committee.

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FAQs

  • Do I have to enroll into ThincHer as a subject?

    Do I need to enrol into ThincHer as a subject?

    No, simply just register above. The ThincHer program is an extra-curricular opportunity for personal and professional development, available on a voluntary basis. It offers exclusive experiences that go beyond the regular curriculum, providing access to enriching opportunities not typically available to students. Embrace the chance to participate, as it's a valuable investment in your future growth and success.

  • What is the expected time commitment for this program?

    What is the expected time commitment for this program?

    The time commitment varies depending on your role within ThincHer, but it's not much!

    For Community Members: As a valued member of our community, your time commitment primarily involves attending the monthly masterclasses and networking events. Typically, this would require approximately 2 hours per month, allowing for a manageable balance with your studies.

    For Committee Members: As a dedicated member of the ThincHer committee, your responsibilities extend to facilitating events and ensuring the smooth functioning of the program. This would involve a commitment of approximately 1-2 hours every fortnight. We understand the importance of your university commitments and have designed the workload accordingly. Moreover, being part of the organizing committee offers recognition through accreditation on the Adelaide Graduate Award and formal appreciation on your transcript.

    Rest assured, we strive to create an enriching experience while considering your academic priorities.

  • Is ThincHer only for business students?

    Is ThincHer only for business students?

    No, ThincHer welcomes women students from all faculties without any restrictions or limitations. Regardless of your field of study, you are encouraged to be a part of our vibrant community.

  • How does ThincHer work?

    How does ThincHer work?

    The ThincHer program offers a comprehensive range of opportunities to its participants:

    Orientation: At the beginning of the program, participants receive an introduction to the available resources and support systems, along with clear expectations.

    Workshops and Training Sessions: Engaging sessions cover various aspects of entrepreneurship, leadership, and business management. Through hands-on activities, case studies, and group discussions, participants gain practical knowledge.

    Expert Speaker Series: Accomplished entrepreneurs and industry leaders are invited to share their experiences, challenges, and strategies for success, providing valuable insights to the participants.

    Mentorship Program: Each participant is paired with an experienced mentor who offers guidance, feedback, and support throughout the program, fostering personal and professional growth.

    Networking Events: Meaningful connections and collaborations are facilitated through networking sessions, industry meetups, and entrepreneurial showcases, enabling participants to expand their network.

    Graduation and Alumni Network: Participants are recognized for their accomplishments at a special Graduation Event. After graduation, they become part of the alumni network, where they can mentor and support incoming cohorts.

    The ThincHer program is designed to provide a comprehensive experience, equipping participants with essential skills, knowledge, and connections for their entrepreneurial journey.

  • How does ThincHer benefit my future?

    How does ThincHer benefit my future?

    Build Foundational Skills: Enhance critical skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, strategic thinking, communication, and negotiation to drive entrepreneurial success.

    Learn from Expert Practitioners: Engage with successful entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders who will share their experiences, insights, and strategies for building sustainable ventures.

    Leadership and Team Management: Cultivate effective leadership skills, including team building, conflict resolution, and motivation, to inspire diverse teams towards shared goals.

    Pitching and Presenting: Master the art of crafting persuasive pitches and presentations to effectively communicate ideas and influence stakeholders.

    Networking and Collaboration: Foster meaningful connections with like-minded peers, industry professionals, and potential mentors to expand networks, access resources, and explore collaborative opportunities.

    Be Empowered: ThincHer empowers individuals to take charge of their ideas and passions, giving them a platform to make a meaningful difference in the world.

    Lifelong Learning and Adaptation: Entrepreneurship is a lifelong learning journey that necessitates continuous growth, adaptation, and skill development. Embracing an entrepreneurial mindset encourages individuals to seek knowledge, pursue ongoing education, and remain adaptable to changing circumstances. This mindset equips individuals with the agility and skills needed to thrive in today's dynamic and competitive global landscape.