Apply for our Latina Leadership Fellowship

Note: The application deadline has been extended to February 13th

We have an exciting new opportunity for undergraduate and graduate Latina women pursuing careers in research and/or policy advocacy. Esperanza United’s Latina leadership fellowship takes place mid-April through August and provides an $8000/each stipend to the 10 fellows selected for this opportunity. This opportunity is virtual with one in-person convening in August. We offer training, professional development, and the opportunity to collaborate with prominent leaders in the gender-based violence field. Before you submit your application for this fellowship, please review the full role description. All materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on February 13th, 2022. Please submit a combined PDF of the following to our team at

Resume or CV

  • Contact information for two references (please include name, position, nature of relationship, phone number, and email)
  • Mentor or Field Advisor (such as a professor, supervisor, academic advisor, or community member) who will be providing guidance and mentorship during the fellowship. Prospective fellows can indicate if they need assistance with finding a mentor)
  • Your responses to the following essay prompts:
  1.  Please discuss your interest in and connection to the Latin@ community and your commitment to ending gender-based violence. (no more than 500 words)
  2.  Tell us how the stipend will support your experience and steps moving forward. (no more than 150 words)
  3. Are you more interested in focusing on public policy, in research, or do you not have a preference? (no more than 50 words)

Please review the role description and email applications to or apply on LinkedIn.