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2016/2017 UN Women’s Empower Women Global Champions for Change

About 2016/2017 UN Women’s Empower Women Global Champions for Change

Application is currently ongoing for the 2016/2017 UN Women’s Empower Women Global Champions for Change.

2016/2017 UN Women's Empower Women Global Champions for Change

Are you passionate about gender equality and women’s economic empowerment? Would you like to apply your skills to make a difference in your own community and beyond? Do you have access to the internet?

UN Women’s Empower Women is seeking applications from dynamic and creative women/girls and men/boys from all over the world to champion women’s economic empowerment. Apply now to become a global Champion for Change.

Application Deadline

Your application should be submitted by 1 November 2016 at 5:00 pm EDT (New York time).


You will work closely with the Empower Women team at UN Women on a personal or group project; be visible and get recognized for your contributions in front of an audience of almost 1,000,000 people from more than 190 countries; and be able to network with 17,000 peers and experts. You will also have the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and learn skills (through webinars, online discussions, blog posts, and much more).

What will a Champion do?

You will be expected to use your expertise, skills, and knowledge to promote women’s economic empowerment online and offline. You will be able to actively participate and lead online discussions; contribute blog posts; share relevant resources; invite networks to join; and explore innovative tools and solutions for women’s economic empowerment; and develop a personal or group project to empower women online and in your community.

Eligibility Criteria

Individual women/girls and men/boys from different professional backgrounds and skill sets. Students are also encouraged to apply. Applicants who are younger than 18 years old at the time of application will need to provide parents approval and consent.

How to Apply

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