HerStart International Fellowships
Contribute your skills and gain international volunteer experience while collaborating with women and global partners to drive social entrepreneurship and gender equality.
Experiences built for a better future
A HerStart Fellowship is a specialized experience for Canadians built around your diverse skills, knowledge and passions including:
Support YCI and global partners to identify gendered barriers, design gender-responsive solutions and amplify women’s strengths.
Join the team to raise awareness of environmental issues, design climate-responsive solutions and build a network of green businesses.
Support the development of social entrepreneurs and the implementation of the HerStart Catalyst Fund, which provides financial grants and coaching for women-led social enterprises.
Use your creative skills to design and deliver innovative trainings and communication materials for the HerStart fellows, partners and women entrepreneurs.
Monitoring & Evaluation
Apply your data collection, analysis and reporting skills to the critical topics of women’s empowerment, climate action and social entrepreneurship.
Program & Partnerships
Collaborate with staff, partners and fellows by flexing your project management, partnership development or volunteer engagement skill sets to deepen HerStart’s impact.
Hear from our network
— Ramsha Ahmed, Program and Training Fellow, Cohort 1
— Sarah Naylor, Program and Training Fellow, Cohort 1
— Shanna Sunley, Research & Insights Fellow, Cohort 1
— Katarina Alurovic, Research and Insights Fellow, Cohort 2
— Joseph Flores, Climate Action Fellow, Cohort 2
You have questions, we have answers. We’re here to help you figure out if a HerStart International Fellowship is right for you.