Deadline: 13 October 2017
Open to: all young people, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national origin are encouraged and welcome to apply
Benefits: small grants, and a scholarship
As a leading global advocate for the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women, Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests to drive progress for gender equality, with a particular focus on maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights. They build capacity, share solutions, and forge partnerships, together creating coalitions, communication, and action that spark political commitment and investment in girls and women.
Women Deliver’s Young Leaders Program trains elevate and empower youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality, including the sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls, women, and young people. Started in 2010, the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is comprised of 400 youth advocates from more than 100 countries, with 300 more scheduled to join in early 2018.
In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:
- Be between the ages of 15-28 (have been born between 31 December 1989 and 31 December 2002);
- Speak, write, and read English with proficiency;
- Have regular access to the internet.
The program provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives through the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program Digital University, Speakers Bureau, small grants, a scholarship to the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, and more.
How to apply?
You need to submit:
- Basic demographic information;
- Information on their experiences and interests;
- A resume or CV;
- Answers to short issue-related essays;
- Two reference letters;
- Links to websites, videos, blogs, or other relevant items in support of the application;
- Confirmation of their ability to attain a valid passport and visa to Canada to participate in the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, and complete international travel.
In order to apply, please fill the application.
For more information, please visit the official web-page.