Academy for Enterprising Girls




The Academy for Enterprising Girls is a website jam-packed with great stories and inspiring videos to help young Australian girls start your own business. In 2020 The Academy and YCA have partnered to deliver entrepreneurial programs to girls all across Australia.



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We aim to eliminate gender roles and make people feel comfortable in what they can wear by producing unisex customisable clothing.

Crowdfunding

Northern Rivers

My PerFit Style

Reducing the environmental impact of fashion.

Startup

Sydney West

Cozy Carts

To increase safety and comfort on public transport.

Startup

Western Australia

W.I.S: What is Science?

To help students understand more about science through merging it with other subjects.

Startup

Western Australia

Code Of Cloth: Straight-Forward Fashion

To design and create bespoke textile items, through a transparent construction process, using donated textile wastage.

Startup

Sydney South-West

Kk's Study Accessories

Helping students to learn more efficiently to reduce stress for those struggling to learn and focus while studying

YINC

Western Australia

G.L.O.B.E

Broadening education on cultural histories

YINC

Northern Rivers

Bumble Bees

Helping young people to cope with stress.

YINC

Northern Rivers

Side by Side

Encouraging education of First Nations people and culture

New Idea

Brisbane

Bamboozled Natural Paper Co.

Reducing rates of deforestation

New Idea

Brisbane

SWAVES

To create better access to surfing in Bunbury

New Idea

Western Australia

Luminescent

To provide a fun and safe environment for teenagers in Bunbury

New Idea

Western Australia

Bunbury Mall

To bring excitement to Bunbury, attract tourists and improve the economy of Bunbury

New Idea

Western Australia

Mini Me

To educate students to become entrepreneurs

New Idea

Western Australia

Horizons

To create a fun environment catering to all ages

New Idea

Western Australia

U-ME

Educating people on consent and sex education

New Idea

Sydney West

Culture Time

Creating greater awareness and education about Aboriginal culture and history in Australia

New Idea

Sydney West

Change for Women by Women

Educating boys in high school to reduce gender equality

New Idea

Sydney South-West

learnIFY

To improve financial literacy in youth

New Idea

Adelaide

Game On

We want to see more teenage girls enthusiastic about sport.

New Idea

Adelaide

No Colour (Different. Not weird.)

Our organisation aims to educate the next/current generation about cultural diversity to prevent racism and discrimination.

New Idea

Adelaide

RAR: Rise Above Racism

Educate people on how they can take action against racism.

New Idea

Western Australia

Food For Friendship

Increasing the quality of life for people experiencing homelessness.

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

TOKAA Workshops

Educating young people on how to live more sustainably.

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

T-Game

Making throwing away your rubbish fun and engaging.

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

Finding the 4 Leaf Clover

To support young transgender people and make them feel visible

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

The Sticky Scheme

To support young women facing challenges in the workforce.

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

Girls Youth Fitness Program

To boost the confidence of girls playing sport in schools.

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

Minority Muse

To create a safe work and school environment for LGBTQIA+ young people.

New Idea

Mornington Peninsula

Zootine App

Our group needs a way to adjust to life after unexpected scenarios.

New Idea

Melbourne Metro

Talk Tea 2 Me

Our purpose is to create a product for students dealing with the overwhelming stress of school.

New Idea

Melbourne Metro

Youth Centre

We want to create our youth centre to enhance children's methods of interacting and having fun.

New Idea

Hello Fashion

Making it easier to find clothes in your size and style!

New Idea

Sydney

Use It

Rethinking everyday items as wearable technology accessories

New Idea

Sydney

Eco-Attire

Using technology to make eco-friendly and recycled clothes more affordable

New Idea

Sydney

C.A.T.S Clothing and Trading Shop

Reducing clothes waste

New Idea

Adelaide

G-Eco Scales

Gender neutral and sustainable clothing for everyone.

New Idea

Adelaide

Backwards Fashion

Providing everyone with sustainable clothing options

New Idea

Adelaide

Co.Extra

Making earrings affordable and customizable

New Idea

Adelaide

KACE Feedback

Connecting community and council to solve local problems effectively

New Idea

Gold Coast

Infinity

Increasing sustainable and ethical production of clothes in the fashion industry.

New Idea

The Greenhouse Project

Creating a more environmentally friendly school.

New Idea

Mid North Coast

Conserve.org

New Idea

Mid North Coast

Judges Choice: Mannequeens

We have chosen to create plus sized mannequins in order to use fashion to change beauty standards and promote plus sized bodies.

New Idea

Sydney

Nature’s Love

Reducing the carbon footprints of the fashion industry.

New Idea

Clover

Reducing the cost and environmental impact of clothing.

New Idea

Sydney

RecStay

Helping people who experience natural disasters and misfortune to bounce back.

New Idea

Victoria

The Next Icon

Helping to raise engaged students in school and community affairs.

New Idea

Victoria

Do you get me?

To improve communication with people who speak different languages or are deaf

New Idea

Gold Coast

Plantics

Reducing the environmental impact of plastic.

New Idea

Victoria

Go Green

to help reduce food waste in the community

New Idea

Brisbane

Strong Will

Reducing the amount of unemployed and homeless people

New Idea

Western Australia

Reef Table

Make the classroom more engaging for students

New Idea

Western Australia

Willow Tree

The City of Canning does not have any domestic violence shelters and we want to change that

New Idea

Western Australia

Plasticycle

To encourage the use of ethically sourced plastic and spread awareness of your plastic's journey.

New Idea

Western Australia

Clean Ocean

To reduce the amount of plastic entering the ocean.

New Idea

Gippsland

Food Fountain

Ensuring students in need have healthy meals everyday.

New Idea

Gippsland

Eco Guardians

Creating a more environmentally friendly school.

New Idea

Gippsland

Safety for Young Women

Empowering young women to feel safe in public.

New Idea

Melbourne Metro

Prevent Workplace Abuse

Increasing awareness and prevent the abuse of workers.

New Idea

Melbourne Metro

Combat Racism at School

To make school a more respectful place for people of colour.

New Idea

Melbourne Metro

LEEF (Lightning Energy Eco Friendly)

Helping everyone make environmentally friendly energy choices

New Idea

Sydney

Sustainable Pool Cleaner

Creating a sustainable pool cleaner

New Idea

Sydney

Caneco bags

Safeguarding the climate in our community.

New Idea

The Good Garden

Reducing food waste and food pollution.

New Idea

Adelaide

Comfy Customs

To make students feel comfortable in their uniform of choice

New Idea

Western Australia

Noongar Awareness Coporation

To increase understanding about Noongar culture & language

New Idea

Western Australia

Parents with Pride

Educating parents on how to adapt to and support LGBTQ+ youth.

New Idea

Western Australia

Le Sourire

Facilitating students' contribution to real positive changes in their own schools.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Seasons

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Modify

Making sport more inclusive for kids with autism

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Be Aware

Educating children and teenagers about mental health.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Reconnecting

Helping kids deal with anxiety.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Culture Fest

Stoping racism in our community.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Planting Seeds

Changing attitudes towards the environment in Alstonville.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

BCA (Bunbury Community Architecture)

Building Bunbury for the community

New Idea

Western Australia

Happy Cloud

Supporting young teenagers and children going through mental health issues

New Idea

Western Australia

Proud Memojies

Stoping racism in our school.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Mee Mask

Creating local jobs and building up small businesses

New Idea

Victoria

Leisure Look

Reducing fast fashion and promoting eco-friendly choices

New Idea

Victoria

Who Am I?

Turning social distancing into an opportunity for personal growth and wellbeing

New Idea

Victoria

Calm Your Quells

Helping young people with anxiety.

New Idea

Victoria

OUT Space

Ensuring the mental health of teenagers at all times.

New Idea

Victoria

Kids against racism

Engaging kids in fostering an inclusive culture.

New Idea

Victoria

Flow again

Helping the community to regain its liveliness after the pandemic.

New Idea

Victoria

R.O.W.F

Reducing overconsumption and wastage of food

New Idea

Albury

CASH2DRIP

Saving water in the community

New Idea

Albury

Keep it Clean, Keep it Green

Educating students on how to properly dispose of their waste

New Idea

Albury

TakeKit

Reducing food waste in communities

New Idea

Albury

ecofoodco

Reducing Australia's food waste in a simple, ethical and eco-friendly way.

New Idea

Sydney

wEARTH

Reducing water wastage across Australia.

New Idea

Wollongong

Jupidets

There are not enough things for teenagers to do in Canberra.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

D.E.A.D Beach Huts

People at school are not able to go and sit inside in the heater or A/C when it is too hot or cold outside.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Sports Rush

There aren't enough female sports teams (especially for younger girls).

New Idea

Canberra ACT

De-Stress with Bob

Reducing stress in schools

New Idea

Geelong

Bubble Buddies

Ensuring older people in the community stay connected

New Idea

Geelong

Aqua Pure

Making homes more eco-friendly

New Idea

Geelong

The Rainbow Dragons Against Homophobia

Reducing homophobia within the community

New Idea

Geelong

Uplift

Making users of social media happier and healthier

New Idea

Geelong

Alcoa Mine Revegetation

Benefiting the community by repurposing an abandoned mine

New Idea

Geelong

Vedish Enteprise

To provide more vegan food options in the cafe & to have meat free mondays.

New Idea

Western Australia

Money Prep

People are facing homelessness in the ACT due to financial problems.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Niji Dragons

There is a lack of LGBTQ+ support for children.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Mind Time

There is discrimination against race, sexuality and religion and we want to change it.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Passions

Some students in years 7, 8, 9, and 10 are disrespectful to teachers, authority and school property which disrupts the rest of the school.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Trending Real

We aim to educate both children and parents on how to eliminate the risks behind the use of soical media and the positive way it can influence people

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Your Size

We want all girls to feel confident in their bodies no matter what they look like.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Go Glow Nets

Our purpose is to prevent ocean species dying from mass fishing.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Imagine Arts

We want a platform that supports local artists in all areas of the arts to be able to support themselves while doing something that they love.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Note To Self

Teenagers need encouragement to love themselves and radiate confidence.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

ThePollutionProject

Reducing plastic pollution in the ocean.

New Idea

Gippsland

Ecovia

Helping reduce the impact we have on the environment

New Idea

Western Australia

#Clean mask

Reducing the impact of Coronavirus on the environment.

New Idea

Gippsland

Easy Access

Improving access to education in remote conditions.

New Idea

Victoria, Gippsland

Lockhart Cafe

Providing healthy meals to people struggling financially.

New Idea

Pink Elephant

To provide access to products and services in regional areas

New Idea

Western Australia

Sloth Learning

Helping relieve homework stress which is making students feel overwhelmed and depressed

New Idea

Western Australia

My Thorough Friend

Repurposing retired thoroughbred for therapy and physical experiences.

New Idea

Upper Hunter - NSW

Re - Water

Conserving and repurposing water for rural communities.

New Idea

National

IMHA(Indigenous mental health awareness)

Helping Indigenous Australian's facing mental health issues within their communities.

New Idea

Darwin & Surrounds

Beautiful Bodies

Creating a new meaning of 'beautiful'.

New Idea

Darwin & Surrounds

Wheel of Kindness

Reviving positivity and kindness on Social Media

New Idea

Sydney

Passport to Plate

Welcoming refugees and combating discrimination

New Idea

Sydney

Silhouette

Normalising diverse body types in women's fashion and beauty.

New Idea

Sydney

BIN COIN

Protecting the environment and keeping our city clean

New Idea

Sydney

The Modern Treehouse

Educating mainstream society about subcultures in the community.

New Idea

Sydney

Triple L

Helping to educate people on self-care and self-efficacy.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Harmony Club Starter

Bringing young people together in safe and healthy hubs.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Pegasus (Extreme Entertainment Complex)

Reducing substance abuse in teens in the Lismore area.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Natural Disaster Help Site

Helping farmers and remote communities to thrive against natural disasters.

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Destress Desserts

Providing a space to destress and find connection and support

New Idea

Western Australia

Leaves From Leo’s

Supporting healthy lifestyles in our school community.

New Idea

Sydney

Food Recycling Robot

Reducing the environmental impact of unwanted food.

New Idea

Sydney

Water Purifier for Rural Communities

Millions of people die each year due to unfiltered water.

New Idea

Sydney

Led shower light timer

To save water by helping kids know when to get out the shower!

New Idea

Sydney

Turn it off

Our environment matters and the future depends on the present!

New Idea

Sydney

UWU GREENHOUSE

We want to help grow food for schools for students and teachers.

New Idea

Sydney

Funnel tunnel

We can ALL help save water!

New Idea

Sydney

Clean Schools

Student-led recycling service for schools

New Idea

Sydney

Want or need

Because people are just wasting the water from the bubblers.

New Idea

Sydney

Trashy games

Reducing littering in our community.

New Idea

Victoria

Shenimal

Protecting our wildlife.

New Idea

Victoria

#EyesOpen

Improving economic and environmental justice in Australia.

New Idea

The Food Journey

Bringing the community together to reduce crime.

New Idea

Adelaide

Beachy Riggers

Bringing entertainment to Bordertown.

New Idea

Adelaide

KOKUA SWIM

Creating stylish, eco-friendly swimwear as a better alternative to fast fashion.

New Idea

Western Australia

Solis Bags

Re-purposing used plastic items to produce beautiful, stylish bags.

New Idea

Western Australia

Starmind

Making teenagers more aware of healthy coping mechanisms for mental health struggles.

New Idea

Western Australia

Neutra

Empowering young boys to follow their dream regardless of stereotypes.

New Idea

Western Australia

Learning Horizons

Improving the school environment for minority groups through social awareness.

New Idea

Western Australia

My Journey

Reaching at-risk young people through the stories of recovered substance addicts.

New Idea

Gold Coast

Serenity Community Hub Initiative

Promoting a sense of belonging to our community.

New Idea

Gold Coast

Interlink

Building cross-cultural awareness in our school.

New Idea

Gold Coast

Green Tails

Educating people about caring for their pets.

New Idea

Gold Coast

Ground Zero

Creating spaces for in-person and live human connection.

New Idea

Victoria

All in One

Making remote learning exciting for students.

New Idea

Victoria

Positive Pathways

Reconnecting young teenagers struggling with mental health

New Idea

Victoria

Keycalm

Helping high school students deal with stress and anxiety.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Time out not burn out!

Supporting school-based staff to manage their wellbeing through transforming staff culture.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Festimark

Creating safe nightly entertainment for young Canberrans.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

AUS Express

Connecting small local, ethical Australian business to the rest of the world.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Sustainable Packaging App(SPAPP)

Helping people make environmentally and financially sound choices while they shop everyday.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Paws

Preventing animal abuse in Canberra

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Product Earth

Helping consumers make eco-friendly choices in everyday shopping.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Canine Corner

Creating a space for dogs and their owners to socialise and relax.

New Idea

Canberra ACT

KidComm

Assisting young children in expressing their own emotions.

New Idea

Victoria

Mentora

Helping year 7s to connect and settle in to high school.

New Idea

Victoria

Parenting the Future

Resourcing parents to raise mentally healthy and resilient kids.

New Idea

Victoria

Holistica

Helping teenagers to talk about mental health and get support.

New Idea

Victoria

Young Age for Change, Australia

Creating a place for the voices of young people for change.

New Idea

Victoria

Vertigarden

Increasing the proportion of our produce that come from renewable sources

New Idea

Sydney

Green Day

Inspiring OLMC Burraneer to lead our communities and switch to green energy.

New Idea

Sydney

Juvenile Justice Opportunity Program

Helping inmates of detention centres develop skills for a stable future

New Idea

Wagga Wagga

Give and Take

Reducing your carbon footprint, one piece of rubbish at a time.

New Idea

Wagga Wagga

The SPUBS Program

To encourage and further increase the opportunity for young people to be involved in sports

New Idea

Wagga Wagga

Among Care #carefortheelderly

Improving the mental health of isolated elderly people

New Idea

Riverina

Big Little Wins

To improve the mental health and wellbeing of young girls in our community

New Idea

Wagga Wagga

Aquatics for kids.

Preventing thousands of drowning each year.

New Idea

Dubbo and Surrounding Areas

Community Dinner for the Homeless

Caring for the homeless in our community.

New Idea

Dubbo and Surrounding Areas

Serve It Up!!

Helping the general public reduce food waste and overconsumption.

New Idea

Bathurst

H2o Recycler

Recovering and repurposing used water.

New Idea

Dubbo and Surrounding Areas

Sustainable Styles

Combatting the world of fast fashion by providing alternative solutions to throwing out old clothing

New Idea

National

H2O

Reducing pollution to save our waterways and marine life

New Idea

Gold Coast

COVID Call

Connecting people during COVID

New Idea

Northern Rivers

DIY Things

Using creativity in COVID

New Idea

Northern Rivers

Project Empower

We want to reduce the impact of natural disasters on our community, while growing employment and reducing waste!

New Idea

North Tasmania

True Beauty

We want the Ulverstone community to 'choose to reuse' cotton beauty pads to reduce our impact on the environment!

New Idea

North Tasmania

manKIND

It's important that humans and animals can coexist safely in our world!

New Idea

North Tasmania

SAY NO

Single use plastics are harming our environment, and it's time to change this!

New Idea

North Tasmania

Safe Space

Everyone deserves to be safe in their lives and their communities!

New Idea

North Tasmania

Eco Scan

To restore the genuine beauty of nature and to prevent further environmental crises

New Idea

Wollongong

The Fuel Free Car

Reducing the use of fuel when driving

New Idea

Wollongong

Scrap Sidekicks

To reduce the impact of plastic on native animals affected by plastic pollution

New Idea

Wollongong

Valley Lakes and Entertainment

Creating fun and adventurous options in the Valley Lakes.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

Recycled Fun

Creating activities for young people using recycled materials.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

Littering

Creating a cleaner environment through recycled bins.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

JAC's Shed

Creating a safe space for young people to build community connection and skills.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

Teenaction

Helping teens get out of their technology bubble and socialise with others.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

Autism in Girls

Bringing more attention to girls with autism.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

Eco Friends

Spreading awareness to help stop pollution.

New Idea

Mt Gambier

V-Books

Helping people to continue their education during COVID-19.

New Idea

National

AB Sleep

Helping those who have trouble sleeping.

New Idea

Sydney

RAWR

Protecting the environment and our animals.

New Idea

Sydney

Mon Food

To help reduce food waste, but help create nutritious food recipes at the same time.

New Idea

Sydney

ECOVIBE

Encouraging families to recycle using fun competitions and features.

New Idea

Sydney

EcoGardens

We want people to use the space in their back garden to it's full potential, while creating a positive impact on the environment.

New Idea

Sydney

BIN BOT

To help children and families get better at putting the right stuff in the right bin

New Idea

Sydney

Talk n Taste

Connecting people from different cultures through food.

New Idea

Adelaide, Sydney

Diversity

Supporting people to value diversity and being unique

New Idea

Brisbane, National

RESPECTABLE

Helping people show respect towards everyone no matter the colour of their skin.

New Idea

Brisbane, National

Free For All

To bring together all people to celebrate Australia's cultural diversity.

New Idea

Sydney

Walk Me Through

Supporting kids to learn in a fun and safe environment. 

New Idea

Sydney

Community Crisis Support

To assist members in our community in times of crisis, by providing them with reliable information and advice.

New Idea

Sydney

World Hopping App

Connecting people, exploring new worlds.

New Idea

National

Us Together

Creating a connected, caring and proactive community in times of crisis.

New Idea

Central Coast - NSW

Luvv it Local

Making buying local easy!

New Idea

Brisbane

Swipe

To help people create new connections and communicate with others.

New Idea

Sydney

Adventure Awaits

Inclusive fun!

New Idea

Adelaide

Eco Princesses

Combining Disney and the climate.

New Idea

Adelaide

Nurture Bears

Helping children through tough times.

New Idea

Adelaide

B.D.C. Sustainable Utensils

Live sustainably with biodegradable utensils.

New Idea

Adelaide

I'm Here

Providing consistent support and insight into youth mental health

New Idea

Canberra ACT

MOVE

Tackling youth addiction to screens

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Trust in Your Passion

Instilling self confidence and passion in aspirational young people

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Cafe Connect

Creating a safe community space for young people and their families

New Idea

Canberra ACT

LiNKED

Supporting young people in their pathways from school to work

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Steppin Up

Beginning education surrounding wellbeing at a young age

New Idea

Canberra ACT

Feasty Friends

Using food to promote connection between members of our community

New Idea

Canberra ACT