We’re looking for a highly-motivated, experienced, and passionate SHE Fellow who wants to work with an innovative, international award winning social venture, Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), to change the world! This position is a full or part-time volunteer position working in NYC for 10 weeks.
What will you do? Everything from prepping for the Clinton Global Initiative, researching best practices in social entrepreneurship, helping roll out new intiative in Rwanda, spearheading, editing, laughing, changing the world!
Please send resume, cover letter, and answer to the questions, "Why SHE? and why you?" in an email with “SHE Fall Fellow” in the email heading to supportshe@SHEinnovates.com by midnight, September 6th.
About Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE): www.SHEinnovates.com
Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) is a social venture using market-based approaches to address social problems in developing countries. Its first initiative is addressing girls' and women's lack of access to affordable sanitary pads when they menstruate causing them to miss school and/or work--up to 50 days per year. SHE is helping women start up their own businesses to distribute and eventually manufacture affordable and eco-friendly sanitary pads made of local materials (e.g., banana fibers). Echoing Green, one of the premier seed funders of social enterprises, named SHE 1 of the 20 most innovative social ventures worldwide (out of 1,500 applicants), Harvard Business School named SHE founder, Elizabeth Scharpf, its first Social Enterprise Fellow, President Clinton recognized Elizabeth Scharpf at the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative, and Nicholas Kristof featured SHE in the most emailed Dec 2009 NYTimes article as one of a handful of innovative and meaningful organizations.