What We Do.


AWN Global is a referral network, which provides an online and live platform for women in business to connect and achieve success in business, through referrals, networking, events, sharing and learning. Our overall mission is to Inspire Greatness in women in all areas of their lives.  AWN Global aims to provide the resources and tools to empower women, families and communities throughout the world.  AWN Global was created by women, for women and all families  which encompasses the ‘Five To Thrive’ areas of success: Business, Community, Financial, Physical and Social.

AWN Global makes it easy for women to find, share and create information and referral networks. AWN Global is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to Inspire and Empower online, throughout the world.  By joining AWN Global Partnership, women will have access to experts in all areas of Business, including Entrepreneurship, Corporate Business, Small Business, Mastermind Groups and Community Leadership.

No matter which stage of business each AWN Global member is at, there will be another member of this network who can offer support and advice from their business experience, to enable members to leverage their business success. AWN Global runs annual, face to face, networking events and leadership programs throughout Australia and global now and into the future!



Our Mission For You

The mission of AWN Global, is to help women harness and develop their amazing Leadership Qualities, as well as to accelerate their Empowerment through a 360 degree Leadership Development Program and Professional Global Network.



Our Values, Your Success

The AWN Global tagline is “Inspiring Greatness”. Our members are an extension of our brand and our network embodies the following elements:

Trust ~ Members are advocates of each other’s successes;

Strength and Courage ~ Members seek to work together and lift each other up;

Finding the How ~ Together with the advice of industry leaders, thought leaders and the broader network, members can achieve anything;

Growth ~ Members are dedicated to lifelong learning in order to be the best versions of themselves;

Together ~ Members recognise that no-one gets anywhere on their own and are always willing to support and help others.


AWN Global Membership

Yearly Membership from $195.00

Join the Australian Womens Network Global today!

Membership is open to both men and women and includes:

  • Exclusive pre-sale access to tickets and events

  • Valuable business opportunities

  • Plus a whole range of exciting benefits

Visit our Membership Benefits page for more information. Join in with the fun and register today.


Meet Francesca.


Fran Thorne ~ CEO

Francesca Thorne is the Founder of AWN Global, soul mate to her loving Lindsay and parents to five adult children and five grandchildren. Francesca’s dream grew from being national as just AWN, to now extending globally in Australia, USA, UK and Asia, with the intention to continue to grow with it’s strong sponsors, partners, and members.

After 30 years of Corporate Management in Supply Chain, Training, Sales and Marketing, Francesca decided to follow her dream to Inspire Greatness in millions of women and their loved ones, all over the world. Francesca truly enjoys empowering women to unite in sharing their stories, inspiring and encouraging one another, assisting their loved ones, young and young at heart, no matter gender.

Having extensive Executive Management experience across various industries, with excellent track records in building high performing teams, enhancing business profitability, creating marketing and customer opportunities, Francesca with AWN, is helping many in solution optimisation. Francesca along with her passion and entrepreneurial leadership is challenging the status quo enabling individuals, businesses and communities to adapt to changing markets and trends, and aiding one another in achieving objectives for a better tomorrow.


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