Gender Integration

Gender Integration

WI-HER promotes the institutionalization of gender integration and social inclusion as part of a resilient social and political foundation through locally-developed solutions, improved country leadership, and an expanded cross-sector partner base. read more…

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Research

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Research

WI-HER staff has deep expertise in analysis, evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research, and M&E. Our staff leads project, performance and impact evaluations for USAID and other donors, and has developed reliable approaches to train, guide and supervise its evaluation teams. read more…

Capacity Building

Capacity Building

We employ country-led, systems strengthening, and adaptive learning techniques that strengthen our partners’ capacity and enable institutionalization at all levels.  read more…

Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA)

Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA)

WI-HER believes that understanding and learning begins with individuals and is most effectively disseminated through trusting environments, open communication, and shared experiences among people. read more…

Our Mission

Our mission is to employ an integrated, multi-sectoral approach across development, health, and social impact projects to improve outcomes and achieve sustained development, leading to better, healthier lives for women and men, and girls and boys.

Latest Blog Posts

  • The WI-HER team celebrating a successful event

Reflecting on International Women’s Day

By Kelly Dale, Gender Specialist “She’s awesome!” “I love her!” “Wow! I need to learn more about her.” Colleagues trying to guess the name of the famous women on their backs These were the exclamations heard around the room as 60 colleagues and friends filed in with plates of pizza and names of famous women taped to their backs. There were exclamations of joy and recognition, and also of intrigue and curiosity to learn more about some of these women. The energy was electric—it was a true celebration [...]

  • Nina Easton from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) moderates conversation with Peace Corps Director, Dr. Jody Olsen. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC

Reflections on Smart Women, Smart Power: Women’s Economic Empowerment and the Peace Corps – A Conversation with Dr. Jody Olsen, Peace Corps Director

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Nina Easton from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) moderates conversation with Peace Corps Director, Dr. Jody Olsen. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC Yesterday evening I broke from my regular routine. Instead of going from work to one of my favorite dance classes, I hopped the red line, and headed down to CSIS for an event close to my heart. On the eve of International Women’s Day, I listened to Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen tell a personal [...]

  • Student’s in Paraguay perform traditional dances/Photo Credit: Tisa Barrios Wilson, WI-HER

Just Around the Corner – WI-HER Celebrates International Women’s Day, March 8

Banner honoring women hangs in Bogota, Colombia/Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Student’s in Paraguay perform traditional dances/Photo Credit: Tisa Barrios Wilson, WI-HER March 8 is a date known around the globe. Celebrated in many forms, International Women’s Day (IWD) highlights the social, cultural, political, and economic achievements and contributions of women. First organized in 1911 with over a million women and men from Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland, the celebration now transcends countries, groups, and organizations, and reaches people [...]

  • Participants in Antigua (left) and Dom inica (right) share their ideas on well -b ab y clinic defaulters. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC (2018)

8 Reasons Why – Barriers to Care and Treatment in the Caribbean: What We’ve Learned since the Zika Outbreak

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Participants in Antigua (left) and Dominica (right) share their ideas on well -baby clinic defaulters. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC (2018) In November and December 2018, I had the privilege to take part in a series of learning sessions across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean – specifically, Antigua, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. As expert gender partner on the  USAID ASSIST Project, WI-HER works closely with University Research Co. LLC and its other partner [...]

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WI-HER, LLC (Women Influencing Health, Education, and Rule of Law) is an international consulting firm that identifies and implements creative solutions to complex health and social challenges to achieve better, healthier lives for women and men, girls and boys. We employ an integrated, multisectoral approach that links health with education, rule of law, and agriculture to improve health outcomes and achieve sustained development. WI-HER, LLC is a woman-owned small business based in the Washington, DC area.