Gender Equity
x Health Equity

GHC trains and mobilizes a network of health equity leaders, 70% of whom are women, to rise as leaders and advance systems change at the intersection of health and gender equity. 

Global health inequities disproportionately impact women. It’s time to close the gender gap in global health leadership.


of the global health workforce is female.


of top leadership roles in global health are held by women.


of top leadership roles in global health are held by women from low- and middle-income countries.

It will take an estimated 54 years to reach gender parity in senior management roles in global health – without COVID-19’s impact. Global Health Corps is investing in women leaders in the sector and amplifying the movement to close this gap.

GHC Invests in Women Leaders
to Enact a Power Shift

We train, mobilize, and build a network of health equity leaders to grow individually, thrive in community, and promote gender equity within their workplaces and at the level of programs and policies.


of GHC’s 1,000+ alumni are women


are in mid- to senior- level positions.

GHC programming aims to advance women's overall representation and influence in health through:

Senior executive leadership training in negotiation, finance, and more through a partnership with TheBoardRoom Africa

Board Development Training with the Issroff Family Foundation.

Peer-coach training and Advisor Program to foster networking, coaching, and mentorship around leadership and professional challenges.

McKinsey Academy Leadership and Management Courses, including courses on fostering gender-inclusive leadership in the workplace.

Writing to Change the World training sessions in partnership with The OpEd Project.

Advocacy and coalition building training sessions in partnership with Advocacy Accelerator.

Through their work on service delivery, behavior change initiatives, research, supply chain, advocacy and more, GHC leaders are advancing equity at the intersection of health and gender:

Learn more about GHC's approach to
leadership development: