SSI News Blog

Business Woman of the Year launches program for refugee women and aspiring entrepreneurs

A group of women in a women's mentoring event.

Settlement Services International (SSI) CEO and 2017 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year Violet Roumeliotis on May 28 launched a scholarship program through which four women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds will receive a 12-month package of business start-up support.

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A Statement from SSI: The Truths and Benefits of Migration in Australia

The truths and benefits of migration in Australia

Settlement Services International (SSI) is proud to support Sydney communities by delivering essential programs and services alongside our partner organisations, with the ultimate goal of fostering independence amongst refugees, migrants and people seeking asylum, and enabling a prosperous and harmonious civil society.

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Success stories

Arzhang's Story

Arzhang Janipour posing in a suit.

I am Arzhang Janipour from Iran, and I’m 28. The reason I left Iran was because I had some problems. Of course I am missing my parents my father my mother, my brothers, my sister, my exercises and wrestling, my friends and my job from back in Iran.

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