Positive Women’s Network–USA is taking applications for its first policy fellowship, a yearlong program to help women living with HIV (WLHIV) learn how to become involved in all levels of policy and decision making, according to a PWN-USA press release.

“The fellowship is open to all women living with HIV, including women of trans experience,” states the press release. “We especially encourage young women, women of color, immigrant women, folks who are trans, LGB and gender nonconforming, who live in the South and who possess a strong desire to effect meaningful change in the lives of other WLHIV to apply.” 

The fellowship program will include:

  • 12 web-based policy skills–building training sessions (April 2017–December 2017)

  • 1 in-person training (September 2017 in Washington, DC)

  • Conference calls with policy coaches

  • 2 web-based coaching sessions (January and February 2018)

  • Participation in 3 PWN-USA Policy webinars

A fellowship application webinar is scheduled for January 27. The application deadline is February 15. More details are available in the press release.

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