Banyan Global is seeking a qualified full-time Women’s Economic Empowerment Specialist to collaborate with a three-person team to support a learning agenda using a collective impact approach for the Fund under the U.S. Government Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative. The purpose of the learning agenda is to institutionalize women’s economic empowerment to achieve stronger development results (and bottom line results for the private sector) across the United States Government, international and local businesses and nonprofits, other bilateral donors, and multilateral organizations. The position is based in Washington, D.C.
Banyan Global leads a wide range of flagship gender research and implementation activities for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), including under the USAID Gender Integration Technical Assistance (GITA) II Task Order. The GITA II Task Order makes available global, on-demand, rapid-response, short-term technical assistance (STTA) on gender integration to USAID Missions and Bureaus across multiple sectors and in crisis and non-crisis settings. Under GITA II, Banyan Global is supporting USAID’s learning agenda for the W-GDP Fund under the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative. The learning agenda includes growing and convening a W-GDP Fund Community of Practice, whose members are USAID Missions and Operating Units, as well as the private sector and implementing partners involved with the Fund, to have global collective impact and support evidence-based decision-making.