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Ambassadors

The Program

The USOW Ambassador Program is an opportunity for current and future leaders passionate about improving gender equity, no matter their background or previous experience. Our team ensures that Ambassadors have the tools, resources, connections, and support they need to tell the story of women’s power and make a measurable change in their communities. 

A cohort of 90 women across 44 states & territories, Ambassadors make up a national grassroots network representing diverse communities from coast to coast and everywhere in between. They share one common goal: creating intersectional gender equity through collective power and community building.

The program starts with a series of trainings and cohort activities to help Ambassadors begin building their national and local network. With each USOW activation, Ambassadors receive additional resources to organize in their community.

What ambassadors do

Grow a network

Grow a network of local supporters interested in taking action, focusing on outreach to individuals who haven’t previously done so or are looking to get more involved. Connect with local nonprofits and other organizations to participate in events or actions.

Bring people together

Collaborate with the USOW team to engage in local adaptations of national campaigns by bringing together stakeholders, such as government officials, business leaders, local non-profits, activists, and community members, working on gender equity across issue areas.

Amplify Voices

Identify individuals and organizations doing innovative, groundbreaking, and critical work in their local community that should be highlighted on USOW’s media channels and amongst their community of USOW supporters.

Find your State’s
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Impact

Here are some of the ways they’ve been able to kickstart or strengthen their local movements for full gender equity.

Virginia Ambassador, Jacqueline Glass speaks with activist and actress Kerry Washington about voting, activism, and democracy at Norfolk State University.

California Ambassadors Renee Delos Santos (pictured left) and Denea Joseph (pictured right) participated in the City of West Hollywood’s Women’s Equality Day event as panelists bringing awareness to civic engagement in Los Angeles.

Alexandria Washington, Florida Ambassador, worked with local organizations to change Tallahassee’s city charter to have gender-inclusive language.

Become An Ambassador

Get updates on our next round of applications and represent your community as a grassroots Ambassador!