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What Is


AIBN (formerly EQ) is a not-for-profit organisations, non-government, independent, membership based organisation, was formed in 2010 registered under the WA Corporations Act 2001. AIBN aligns women to connect and share knowledge, eventually opening opportunities for mentoring. AIBN brings together Australian-Indonesian corporations, businesses, and organizations led by women.

Be connected. Be Informed. Be Inspired. Be Better
Our Missions to support the needs of various industries $ members by facilitating Australia-Indonesia trade & investment relations and by supporting policies that benefit Australia and Indonesia
Promote and inspire the entrepreneurial spirit in women
Strengthen and embolden women to become key players and contributors in community development, in the workforce, and in the economy
To increase participation of Australia-Indonesian women in international trade

How EQ Program


For over 4 years, Indonesian origin businesswomen & corporations have trusted AIBN as a major part of their team  AIBN 
has equipped them in many ways on how to approach and address the steps/stages and the challenges associated with business start-up, management, and growth. Raising the profile of women within the membership . Yes, we do and will cheer them on, but we do more. We open doors to resources and programs that build confidence in women operators

First, while we do value and help our community,
Participation in AIBN events and forums that presenting insight and up-to-date information, sound forecasts, and tons of inspiration.
Among member they offering a variety of professional events, realising that big potential, also inspired by the success other Indonesian businesswomen internationally.

• Provides wonderful opportunities for women to share and exchange ideas, to give insight and understanding, to share relevant articles and news on issues that impact businesses, to share talents and enrich relationships. Through all these, learning, growth, and new ideas will emerge, relationships will be forged
• Hosts informative events with expert presenters and discussions on various aspects of business fields for women and prepares them to meet the challenges in the operation and growth of their enterprises




Focus on mostly to learn, support, promote, recognise and rewards female talent.
• Provide communication and opportunities for members to access to networking, meet their Role Models at seminars and various events to share experiences which will help in the assimilation process both here in Australia and Indonesia.
• Continue to build a strong network enabling us to introduce you to the contacts you need for your business success.
• Emphasize  to build businesses between members through strong and positive relationships

Indonesian origin and Australian businesswomen, despite their ‘not so favourable’ backgrounds possess a wide range of skills, demonstrate the capacity and resources aims to establish networks of likeminded people in relaxed, non- traditional environments.
Businesses that are owned and/or operated by women

Women in leadership, Women on boards, Women in media, Active Women in the workplace.

Choose Option To Become


To have access to numerous opportunities for business promotion, including member to member contact, and exposure through various media AIBN members gain insight and learn new strategies from other members
• Support businesses that are owned and/or operated by women to take their products/services to the world.
• Unify women business owners and operators by facilitating the promotion of their products and services on a platform that stretches across transnational borders.
• To develop long-term working relationship with government body and to bring together women involved in the community and international trade and its trading partners to help them develop sustainable business.
AIBN is a transnational association of women entrepreneurs. It arranges and organises international meetings and conferences for women entrepreneurship.

Community Membership suits women who want to start on their path to getting business information and are not yet ready to commit to professional development. Benefits: Receive bi-weekly e-news Digest and access to bi Monthly Gathering

B. START-UP MEMBER contribution $ 100 / per year
Start-up Membership is designed to be affordable and to fit in with the other commitments of membership .To get advice from peer support the member needs to take member ideas.
• Opportunity To Promote The Product And Service Among Member ,
• Member Profile and Member Search ,
• Receive bi-weekly e-news Digest
• Access to bi Monthly Gathering
• Discounts For Events

C. GROWTH MEMBERSHIP $200 /per year
Growth Membership is designed For the Established Business Owner and Manager,
Extend your professional network outside your team, your company and your industry. Build on the career skills you've acquired with the help of business leaders from a variety of industries and backgrounds. Get a fresh perspective on the systems, processes and assumptions that are governing your business. Enrich your career with mentoring opportunities that suit your schedule and daily commitments. we believe that all businesswomen’s should have access to good information, education, resources & to each other.
• Hyperlink to Your Business Website address on Member Profile
• Acknowledgement On Printed Materials
• Opportunity to Promote the Product and Service among Member
• News Digest
• Access To Bi-Monthly Gathering
• Member Profile
• Discounts For Events

EQ News

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Women in Global Business Indonesia Launch 31 March 2015

Dear AIBN supporter,  
You have previously indicated that you are interested in our future events. We would like to invite you to the official launch of Women in Global Business Indonesia (WIGBI) on Tuesday 31 March 2015 and I am writing to confirm the details of the event and confirmation of your attendance.
The event will include the official launch by, Australian dignitary, and will feature a keynote speech by The Hon Susi Pudjiastuti, Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia.  Meet VIP’s, ...


Nominations to pitch your business

Dear AIBN supporter,  

We are seeking nominations from Australian women led SMEs who would like to present an elevator pitch of their successful export journey. Export experience is not limited to Indonesia. There are five opportunities to present for in a speed pitching session. This is a great way to pitch your business to a large Indonesian audience and gain real exposure in the market.

Send a brief summary of your business, content of the pitch, website links and contact information to info@aibn.net.au
We would like to invite you to the official launch of Women in Global Business Indonesia (WIGBI) ...


Seven worldly women who call Australia home.

Seven worldly women who call Australia home.
Saturday, March 8th, was International Women's Day. According to the International Women's Day website, this day was first observed in 1908, and the tradition is still carried on today.
It's a designated day to "celebrate women's achievements" and "inspire women."



Congress Indonesian Diaspora (CID2)

Proud to support Indonesian Diaspora Network



Indonesian Young Entrepreneur Meeta Fauzan

Explore business opportunities between Australia-Indonesia


Explore business opportunities between Australia - Indonesia.

15th April, | Australian Indonesian Businesswomen's & Professionals Network  Conference 2013, in Jakarta !


YOU ARE INVITED! the conference is hosted by IPP= Ikatan Perempuan Profesional / Indonesian Professional Women Affiliation Network.


Now that the Asian Century is upon us, Western Australia's trade relationship with Indonesia is the envy of all other states.

Indonesia is on our doorstep and is a tremendous opportunity for the expansion of our export markets, this relationship can be mutually beneficial but we must work to build strong ties and make every attempt to better understand the intricacies of their economy, its governance and culture.

The April ...


Indonesia emerging as next major automotive market
Latest from Austrade 
Indonesia emerging as next major automotive market 
Indonesia is emerging as the next major automotive market after China and India. 
Indonesia's population of 240 million, rising per capita income levels and larger numbers of middle class drivers have resulted in increased motor vehicle purchases around the country. 
Source: Austrade February edition of Export Update


Discovering the Beautiful Story behind Canting Sketches

Visiting the Important Places in the Development of Batik in Java


Batik has become a part of the daily lives of Indonesians, while also being something that we are hugely proud of. UNESCO has given batik an acknowledgement as a Masterpiece of Oral & Intangible Heritage of Humanity. This recognition has also inspired more Indonesian women to explore further about the stories and philosophies behind batik motives from around Indonesia.
This exploration will start from the East of Java to the middle part of Java, ending in Pekalongan. Participants will meet experts of the arts and culture, along with local ...



EQ-IAPA Photography Competition


We are seeking best photographers to shoot great photos and make all the guests at EQ Melbourne Cup Luncheon feel like celebrities. Think you have an eye for a good photograph?

This competition is open to all. It doesn’t matter if you're an amateur or pro photographer who would like to try entering your photographs in competitions, you've ...




Women's Essential Workshop | Register Now !!

Join the EQ team on the first Tuesday of every month
for our networking event !

People are friendly and easy to get on with.
Everyone has a chance to broach a problem or issue
talk about it and get to know each other .
It's a great opportunity to share expertise and experience.


Great Deal from our Sponsor

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Breakfast with Greg Moriarty, Indonesian Ambassador
Dear EQ Members and Friends,

Australia's Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriarty will offer an assessment of the current economic and business climate in Indonesia during his brief visit to Perth.

EQ Member and their guest are invited to the Business Breakfast presented by CEDA (the Committee for Economic Development of Australia) on the coming Mr. Greg Moriarty visits .
The Business Breakfast will be held in Perth Tuesday 15 May 2012 
Time :7.15am to 9.00am 
Venue : Swan Room , Parmelia Hilton , 14 Mill Street, Perth WA

The CEDA, is pleased to be presenting a Business Breakfast with Mr. Moriarty .
(Note: EQ Members will receive ...

"Food Variety Cooking Day"

We've been asked to forward message from Dharma Wanita Persatuan|Indonesian 

Consulate General - PERTH to invite all Indonesian women to

 the "Food Variety Cooking Day" event  which will be held on:

Day/Date: Thursday, April 26,2012

Time: 10:30 to 3:00

Venue:  Wisma Indonesia, 92 Matheson Road, Applecross WA 6153

Dress: Batik / Free / Semi Casual




DWP Consulate General R.I in PERTH



We all know that March 8, International Women's Day, is a day when women all around the world are recognized and appreciated for their economic, political and social achievements ,  but how we celebrating this month ?

The Board member of the Australian Indonesian Businesswomen & Professionals Network will be hosting an International Women's Day event combined with commemorations and respect to one of Indonesian heroines Kartini themed INSPIRING OUTSTANDING FEMALE TALENTS & INITIATIVES.

Be ready to find and acknowledge inspiring outstanding female talents and join EQ Celebration.


Garuda named “best airline in the world”

Garuda named “best airline in the world”

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has been recognized as ‘Best International Airline’ according to a recent independent survey of all major airlines throughout the world.
The customer satisfaction survey, conducted by research company Roy Morgan, ranked Garuda Indonesia ahead of other leading airlines, such as Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Air New Zealand with 91 percent of the 3,943 respondents being “very satisfied” with the airline’s products and services.
“We are thrilled to receive this award, as it endorses Garuda Indonesia’s transformation and progress toward becoming one of Asia’s leading airlines. ...


About International Women`s Day

International Women's Day has been observed since in the early 1900's, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

Great unrest and critical debate was occurring amongst women. Women's oppression and inequality was spurring women to become more vocal and active in campaigning for change. Then in 1908, 15,000 women marched through New ...


Indonesian Food Festival in Perth

Greetings All ,
Sharing the art of cooking delicious food with fresh herbs and spices is the inspiration behind William Wongso   Kitchen.

 Whether you're a complete beginner or already an adventurous cook,
William Wongso offers a wonderful choice of Hands-On and Demonstration style classes.

You're invited to join the rare opportunity cooking class by the Award winning chef William Wongso
at Kings Perth Hotel on the 17th & 18th of February 2012 at 9.30 am - 12.30 pm .
Price $ 35 per person include Lunch with William Wongso .
Limited seats available on a first come first served basis

For those who are unable to ...


99 Indonesian Most Powerful Women Edition


Scroll down and click to see the list

Not content to live in the shadow of men, Indonesian women are staking their claim to professional fulfillment. Motivated and educated, they are challenging their male counterparts and often outshining them.

Since the beginning of Indonesia’s industrialization in the 1970s, the number of working women in public and agricultural sectors and in labor-intensive industries has grown exponentially.

More recently, the productivity boom reverberating through the automotive, telecommunications, finance, arts, health and education fields has helped to encourage more Indonesian women to participate in work outside the home.

According to Bogor ...