Tess O'Brien

Tess O'Brien

HeForShe Campaign, UN Women, NYC, USA
Tess O'Brien

Tess worked with the HeForShe Campaign at UN Women in New York. She worked directly with the Head of the HeForShe Initiative on developing the campaign’s strategy to engage more people and deepen its impact. Specifically, Tess managed the development of a gender equality toolkit that will engage with the campaign’s impact champions to identify best practices across the private, public, and education sectors.

Tess worked with the HeForShe Campaign at UN Women in New York. HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality developed by UN Women to engage men and boys as advocates and agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women’s rights. The campaign’s premise is that gender inequality is not only a women’s issue but a human rights issue, the resolution of which will benefit both women and men - socially, politically and economically. Tess worked directly with the Head of the HeForShe Initiative on developing the campaign’s strategy to engage more people and deepen its impact. Specifically, Tess managed the development of a gender equality toolkit that will engage with the campaign’s impact champions to identify best practices across the private, public, and education sectors. In addition, Tess supported a number of special projects, ranging from managing celebrity relations to the development of innovative fundraising strategies. These responsibilities involve stakeholder mapping, preparation of outreach materials and briefing notes, and managing the HeForShe database.

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