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 News & Blog Posts

International Day of the Girl Child 2019 Theme: GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable

By Helen John, Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor, Bauchi-Nigeria “You were meant to be a queen Even though you are hidden behind the curtain, your majesty, the world awaits your ascension oh do not fear, grab your rod, your symbol of authority with a smile and rule Because you are unscripted, unstoppable!” Okwy Obu is a writer Girls enjoy camp activities. Photo Credit: Kelly Dale who resides in Enugu, Nigeria […]

International Day of the Girl Child 2019

Theme: GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable By Helen John, Gender, Social Inclusion, and Community Engagement Advisor, Bauchi-Nigeria “You were meant to be a queen Even though you are hidden behind the curtain, your majesty, the world awaits your ascension oh do not fear, grab your rod, your symbol of authority with a smile and rule Because you are unscripted, unstoppable!” -Okwy Obu is a writer who resides in Enugu, Nigeria For many young and adolescent girls around the world, childhood is a time of oppression and abuse instead of education and [...]

  • Gesse VVF Center, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle

A Ray of Hope for a Fistula-free Society

A Ray of Hope for a Fistula-free Society By Morgan Mickle and Allison Annette Foster Gesse VVF Center, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle Dr. Abubakar met us at the door dressed in traditional Kebbi dress and a warm smile that says ‘Sannun ku’ or ‘welcome’ in Kebbi’s Hausa language. Immediately, we noticed the nicely painted walls, the clean floors, and the organized well-equipped rooms. Dr. Abubakar is the Chief Medical Director of the Gesse VVF (Vesico-Vaginal Fistula) Center, located in Birnin-Kebbi, the capital of Kebbi [...]

A Reflection of my summer internship experience at WI-HER

By Mitali Dahanukar, Intern Summer 2019 Mitali Dahanukar My internship at WI-HER, LLC has been an incredible and enlightening journey. As a Georgetown University Master’s student, I was applying for various summer internship positions to gain experience in the field of global health. What caught my eye at that time was that WI-HER is a woman-owned organization for social good. I also wanted to learn more about business development at international development consultancies. I remember walking in on my first day for the WI-HER orientation, the same way [...]

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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.