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DESIGN X HEALTH FELLOW, YLABS

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We’re looking for public health leaders who wish to develop professional experience in youth-centered design. We are offering a seven month fellowship in youth-centered design and evaluation for a public health professional. The Fellow will complete introductory training on youth-centered approaches for the design and evaluation of approaches to improve adolescent health and livelihoods. They’ll work collaboratively in small teams with experienced health designers to design, prototype and implement solutions that improve young people’s health and financial futures in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

You:

  • Have at least five years of professional experience in public health and/or international development

  • Are creative, curious and dedicated to working in partnership with young people and their communities

  • Have worked or lived in the regions where we currently run projects

  • Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment

  • Enjoy and have prior experience of training or mentoring others

  • Appreciate and are comfortable with the complexity of global health challenges

  • Are truly able to combine the art of creative problem solving with the rigor of meticulous evaluation

  • Are able to quickly build rapport with youth and communities, and can navigate sensitive or taboo topics with ease and delicacy

  • Are hungry to learn and share your expertise within a growing organization that is
    committed to learning

  • Are passionate about improving young people’s lives