Activating Girls and Women for a More Just and Equitable World

Rise Up activates women and girls to transform their lives, families and communities for a more just and equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. Since 2009, Rise Up’s powerful network of over 500 leaders has directly benefited 7 million girls, youth, and women, advocating for over 100 laws and policies impacting 115 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S. Learn more…

Current Opportunties

Youth Champions Initiative - Global

APPLY TODAY: Rise Up is launching the third cohort of the Youth Champions Initiative! We welcome applications from young leaders, ages 18-29, in India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Louisiana and Mississippi, USA who are advancing innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Gender Equity Initiative - California

APPLY TODAY: Rise Up's Gender Equity Initiative in California is now accepting applications! Leaders of civil society, grassroots, and non-profit organizations in 14 counties in California are invited to apply to participate in Rise Up’s intensive Advocacy and Leadership Accelerator Workshop in April 2019.

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Gender Equity Initiative - India

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15: GEI in India is accepting applications through November 15! Local civil society and nonprofit leaders in Maharashtra are invited to apply to participate in our week-long Leadership and Advocacy Accelerator in February 2019 to develop powerful skills and networks for improving the lives of girls and women.

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Girls' Voices Initiative - Guatemala

APPLY TODAY: Girls' Voices Initiative in Guatemala is now accepting applications! Participate in a five-day workshop beginning on January 25, 2019 in Panajachel, Sololá which will focus on leadership development, advocacy, political mapping, community organizing, public speaking, media advocacy, and networking.

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