Elevating exceptional women to become world health leaders

WomenLift Health is a nonprofit organization aimed at working with partners around the world to accelerate the advancement of talented women into senior leadership by investing in mid-career women and influencing the environments in which they live and work.

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solving global health challenges

The Leadership Journey

WomenLift Health believes that global health challenges will not be solved unless talented women have a seat at the table. The Leadership Journey is a fully-funded and year-long experience for mid-career women leaders designed to give talented women leaders the tools to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership skills for health impact.

APPLICATIONS NOW LIVE
We invite emerging leaders to apply for our 2023 Leadership Journeys.

Meet the Global Cohorts

Meet the talented women leaders who are part of our current cohort and alumnae community.
The inaugural India Cohort of the Leadership Journey has launched with 30 women leaders.
Meet the 30 women leaders selected to participate in the inaugural East Africa Leadership Journey Cohort.

Leadership Styles

Authentic
Leadership

is discovered through an exploration of one’s self and purpose while building on awareness of and trust in one’s abilities. This exploration enhances the insight, energy, and resilience that is key to leading as the most true and impactful version of oneself.

inclusive
Leadership

encourages an intentional exploration of power and privilege and how it manifests in interpersonal and institutional dynamics. It builds connections with colleagues and community by including individuals of diverse identities to build an environment that allows everyone to be successful.

strategic
Leadership

inspires gender equality and leads to better health through a crystalized understanding of the power of one’s leadership and the critical importance of developing others for greater impact.

impactful
Leadership

is rooted in an understanding of one’s influence and how to leverage it to capture collective energy and facilitate change within institutions and the global health community. Crucial to this is building an inclusive cultural dynamic that is based on trust and inspires action toward a better future.

Where We Work

We are expanding our reach globally through country-led and country-owned partnerships.

East Africa
30
Current Cohort Members
30
Leadership Projects
0
Alumnae
India
30
Current Cohort Members
30
Leadership Projects
0
Alumnae
North America
30
Current Cohort Members
87
Leadership Projects
57
Alumnae

Our Impact

WomenLift Health will achieve transformative
change for a diverse set of women leaders at scale.

The advancement of talented women across the public, private, and non-profit sectors will contribute to the policies, practices, and research needed to accelerate improvements in global health outcomes.

90 current cohort members

50 alumnae

11 scheduled & future hubs

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WLGH 2021 Highlights

More than 2,000 participants from 90+ countries. The 2021 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference brought us together to Reimagine Leadership. Watch the video to experience some of the highlights of last year’s conference.

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