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WOMEN LEADERS FOR THE WORLD 2022

ABORTION AND
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH,
RIGHTS & JUSTICE COHORT


Virtual Fellowship Details

Join How Women lead in their initiative in committing to reproductive health, rights, & justice work. This cohort is the beginning of our multipronged effort to support the fight over our basic human rights. 

COHORT DATES

Application Deadline

Fellowship Year

Program Intensive

February 25, 2022

Apr 15 - May 27, 2022

Apr 15, 2022 - Apr 28, 2023

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Elevating and Mobilizing the Changemakers of Our Time

These are times of immense challenge and exciting possibility for leaders in the field of reproductive health, rights, and justice. While determined feminist activism has made possible stunning advances in abortion access from Mexico to Nepal, Ireland and Argentina, abortion bans are taking hold in the US and Poland. Women Leaders for the World wants to support and guide non-profit CEOs and Directors in this fight. It's time to act now!

What we're looking for:

If you are in need of a peer and expert group from around the world to reflect with and reenergize, re-center your vision and goals, develop a new personal and professional plan, hone your skills, and obtain advice, WLW’s Virtual Spring 2022 Cohort is what you’ve been waiting for. 

 

You could be one of 20 women non-profit CEOs/Executive Directors from anywhere in the world - working in service delivery, community education and mobilization, advocacy, strategic litigation and/or philanthropy to advance Reproductive Health and Reproductive Justice (RHRJ).

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What the journey will look like:

  • Yearlong fellowship in a diverse, energetic and vibrant environment that includes workshops and webinars

  • Program launches with a day long retreat on March 4th, following 2 weeks of  asynchronous learning

  • 1 month intensive training happening twice-a-week in 3.5-hour virtual sessions delivered through strong facilitation and interactive activities

  • 6 months of personalized executive coaching

  • 12 months of expert advising tailored to your needs

  • Lifetime membership in a global alumni network from 40 countries

  • Regular access to training and workshops with funders and changemakers in RHRJ

  • Tools to support best practices for self-care and leadership sustainability 

TUITION

Tuition is $4,000 USD. Our goal is to make our fellowships accessible, scholarships are available to ensure no one is unable to participate because of cost.

A Program Fueled by Quality Facilitators, Catalytic Speakers, Coaches & Advisors

Latanya Mapp Frett

Featured Speaker

President, Global Fund for Women

Gretchen Sisson

Featured Speaker

ANSIRH at UCSF
Sociologist and Reproductive Health Advocate

Tamara Krenin

Featured Speaker

Director, Population and Reproductive Health at

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

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How To Apply:

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Submit your online application below via Submittable. We'll review your information and get back to you 3-4 weeks after the application deadline.

STEP ONE:

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If you are selected to move on to the next round, our team will invite you to participate in a phone interview.

STEP TWO:

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Our selection committee will reach out to you with a decision within 2 weeks after your phone interview. 

STEP THREE:

 
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Meet Our Women Leaders:

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Meet the women leaders & change-makers from past Women Leaders for the World cohorts.

GRADUATES

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Get to know the coaches who will guide you on your transformational, virtual 

WLW journey. 

WLW COACHES

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As a WLW Global Advisor, you'll invest in a woman leader, help amplify her voice & scale her impact. 

BECOME AN ADVISOR

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“It is always very important that when we meet people, we seek to understand each other and know that we are not alone. And being a part of the WLW fellowship provided me with a heightened level of support, community, and resources. It was such a great experience to have a community there to get to know us, love us, accompany us and follow us through our social impact journeys. That’s one of the things that this program supported me with."

Monica Menini,
2018 WLW Graduate,
Advisor, Catolicas por el derecho a decidir, Argentina

Questions?

If you need more information or want to nominate a fellow