She for She, a company based in Uganda, creates sustainable, washable menstrual pads. According to The UN, 1 in 10 girls in sub-Saharan Africa does not go to school when they menstruate causing them to miss out on one-fifth of a school year. She for She works to support and educate women, encouraging high school attendance, hygienic practices, and sustainable employment within local communities. This company focuses on key humanitarian issues such as the failure to access appropriate health information and products, the high rate at which young girls in Africa fall outside schooling, and economic gender inequality within the labor market.
We are looking for a motivated intern who is passionate about education and outreach and is interested in promoting women’s health and reproductive rights. Strengthen the company by developing educational workshops and materials and establishing partnership opportunities for She for She.
Flexible hours based on availability (can be done remotely)
- Interest in public health, women’s reproductive rights, education, sustainability, or related fields
- High levels of creativity and quick problem-solving capabilities.
- Strong visual, verbal, and written communication skills
- Willingness to take on more than one project at a time
- Attention to detail
- Self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as with other staff members in a multicultural environment
Position summary/job duties
- Develop workshops and talks focusing on educating school girls on the basics of menstruation in order to minimize the stigma on the subject
- Create educational material pertaining to She for She’s mission
- Engage in critical conversations about menstrual health and sustainability with a wide range of individuals
- Establish partnership opportunities for She for She as well fundraising efforts
Please send a CV and detailed cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org