Apply Now: PHI’s Rise Up Launches in Kenya

PHI’s Rise Up is looking for visionary leaders in Nairobi County, Kenya to join Rise Up’s Leadership and Advocacy Accelerator training program to advance gender equity and justice in 2023.

Rise Up leaders in Kenya

PHI’s Rise Up will select a group of visionary local leaders from Nairobi County, Kenya to participate in the Leadership and Advocacy Accelerator training program to advance gender equity and justice in 2023. Visionary leaders between the ages of 18 and 60 from Nairobi County are invited to apply to join Rise Up’s network of over 800 leaders who have successfully advocated for more than 185 new and improved laws and policies impacting 160 million people and advancing gender equity globally.

Deadline to apply: September 3, 2023

Learn more about the Rise Up Leadership Cohort in Kenya

Following a competitive selection process, Rise Up will select visionary leaders to join a cohort of 25 leaders working in Nairobi County on girls’ education. Rise Up has developed an innovative hybrid—virtual and in-person—model that integrates intensive capacity building, leadership development, project funding, and technical support to enable the leaders to launch strategies to improve access to education, reduce child marriage and adolescent pregnancy, and increase women’s and girls’ leadership opportunities, among others. Rise Up will competitively award grants to participating leaders and their organizations to launch innovative advocacy projects improving educational access and opportunities to adolescent girls across Nairobi County.

For more information, please contact Rise Up’s Kenya Program Coordinator Naomi Monda at

PHI’s Rise Up activates women & girls to transform their lives, families & communities for a more just & equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership & building movements. Since 2009, over 800 leaders have successfully advocated for 185 new & improved laws & policies impacting 160 million people around the globe. Learn more.

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