Vital Voices Applications

Programs Currently Accepting Applications

Vital Voices Signature Programs and Fellowships that are currently open for application

Vital Voices searches the world for creative and fearless women leaders with daring vision for change. We then partner with them to make that vision a reality, often through our signature programs in economic empowerment, protecting human rights and boosting women’s political participation. Below are the programs currently accepting applications.


Vital Voices Signature Programs Currently Accepting Applications


VVEngage: A fellowship to advance women’s public leadership and the SDGs.

Application Period: May 14, 2019 – June 14, 2019

VVEngage is a Vital Voices signature fellowship supporting outstanding women political leaders making and influencing policy across the globe. Through this fellowship, we aim to increase the capacity, decision-making power and effectiveness of women leaders in public life, shifting culture around women’s public leadership and moving towards parity in public representation worldwide. We also aim to work towards a more inclusive and equitable world by advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through policy. Learn more about the fellowship here. 


Global Ambassadors Program, Paris: A Vital Voices and Bank of America Partnership

Application Period: May 14, 2019 – July 31, 2019

Vital Voices and Bank of America came together to develop a signature partnership to accelerate women’s leadership development throughout the world. The Global Ambassadors Program connects extraordinary women leaders for mentorship opportunities. In each country that hosts a Global Ambassadors Program, we bring together Global Ambassadors (senior women executives who serve as mentors) to participate in a week-long program that includes leadership development trainings, one-on-one and group mentoring sessions with women leaders (mentees) who are at a tipping point in terms of their professional, business and leadership paths. Apply today.