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Apply: Global Community Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment was launched on 23 September 2013 and they are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic and creative women and men, especially young people, to become “Community Champions” to lead online community management and advocacy around women’s economic empowerment. They are building a global community, which connects groups, networks and creates a collaborative environment, to support women’s economic empowerment.As a Community Champion, you will get an opportunity to directly enhance your skills in online community management, build your own networks and deepen your expertise in women’s economic empowerment through exposure to key experts and leaders in this area. They are asking for 6-7 hours of your time per week for up to 6 months and you can work from anywhere with an internet connection. The online collaboration will be coordinated with the KG team.The objective of this volunteer engagement is to develop the core network of women and men, especially young people, who are willing to learn and lead online community management and advocacy on women’s economic empowerment on the Knowledge Gateway platform. This will also help them make the platform driven by community champions through a collaborative approach.Your volunteer input will help them achieve community collaboration, create an opportunity to bring issues that are far from the global attention and co-create solutions with a global community support.In order to apply, please review questions and give them less than 250 words responses to each of these questions by 1 October 11 p.m. EST, 2013What are the key activities?1.Explore various sources for creative solutions relevant to women’s economic empowerment and share interesting and useful resources in the Knowledge Library2.Write weekly blog posts on women’s economic empowerment challenges in your community and analyze our global community contributor’s ideas and suggestions3.Create and organize at least one local “Open Circle” event with women and men from your community and share challenges, stories and questions as discussions in the Knowledge Circles4.Lead and moderate online discussions on women’s economic empowerment and attract your networks of friends and colleagues to join the discussion in the Knowledge Circles5.Advocate for women’s economic empowerment and make your voice heard via different social media channels (eg. Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, etc)6.Participate and gain access to bi-weekly/monthly online learning sessions and global meetings with well-known experts and the UN Women Team in their Learning Center7.Participate in mentorship events and activities with women entrepreneurs.Help them transform ideas into real actions in your communities and get global recognition for your work to advance women’s economic empowermentPlease feel in the application form by 1 October 11 p.m. EST, 2013
Apply: Global Community Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment