Why Work at IWHC?

We are a passionate group of professionals based in New York and Washington, DC, that envisions a world where all women and girls are free to make their own choices about their life and health—free of violence, discrimination, and coercion. We have a diverse staff who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our issues. From supporting community-based programs in countries like Cameroon and Uruguay to advocating with government officials at the United Nations, our impact is both immediate and long-lasting.

Our Values

The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2019. Over the decades, IWHC has embraced a set of enduring values that have guided and motivated our engagement on women’s health and rights—implicit in our work. Learn more about IWHC’s values.

Perks & Benefits

We offer employees a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, such as generous vacation time and a no-contribution option for medical coverage. Other benefits include:

  • Flexible Spending Account for health care and dependent care.
  • Paid time-off (vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays).
  • Medical and dental insurance.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Gym reimbursement.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer contributions.
  • Professional development opportunities.


Available Positions

Intern, Advocacy and Policy Team

  • January 7, 2020

Reports to: Program Assistant and Senior Program Officer, Advocacy and Policy Based in: New York, NY Duration: 6 months (January/February to June/July 2020) Schedule and Compensation: Hourly pay at $15/hour; 2 days per week in office with flexible hours, including some virtual; total 14 hours per week Purpose: The Advocacy and Policy team intern…

Communications Intern

  • December 20, 2019

The International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) communications team seeks a paid, part-time intern for its New York office. The internship will focus on administrative, media relations, and editorial content support for the organization, and will report to the Communications Officer.

US Foreign Policy Intern

  • December 6, 2019

Part time Internship: US Foreign Policy (4-6 months) International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) Accounts to: Associate Director, Advocacy and Policy Based in: Washington, DC OUR VISION A just and sustainable world where all people, regardless of gender, enjoy their human rights and health, and have power over their lives. OUR MISSION In order to achieve…

Manager, Office of the President

  • October 2, 2019

IWHC is looking for Manager, Office of the President to serve as the critical linchpin between the president, staff, and board of IWHC to ensure proactive and clear communications across the organization.

Call for Expressions of Interest: Senior International Advocacy Consultant, Geneva

  • September 25, 2019

The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) is seeking a consultant to advance IWHC’s work on sexual and reproductive health and rights with Geneva-based institutions, including the World Health Organization, the Human Rights Council and other UN human rights bodies.