United Nations Population Fund, Tanzania June 9, 2013 - August 16, 2013
Heather interned in the Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls program in Tanzania. Her work assisted the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) in consulting the government as it moves to mainstream gender factors in national policies. UNFPA’s major partners are the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children (Mainland), and the Ministry of Labor, Youth, Women, and Children (Zanzibar). Heather supported their national capacity building efforts in addressing reproductive health, gender equality, women’s empowerment, and sustainable development.