|Department:||Research & Programs|
For the last four decades, the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has been the premier applied research institute focused on advancing the status of women and girls and marginalized peoples across the world. ICRW works with partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity, and advocate for evidence-based practical solutions to change policies and programs. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and with regional offices in India and East Africa, ICRW conducts research to inform policies and programs seeking to alleviate poverty, promote gender equity and social inclusion, and protect human rights. ICRW’s focal areas include gender-based violence, healthy transitions to adulthood, economic empowerment, HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
About Quilt AI:
Called an AI for good company by The Economist, Quilt.AI creates empathy at scale between organizations and the billions of people on the planet. Over its 2 years of existence, Quilt.AI has worked with more than 200 clients ranging from world leaders in technology to consumer goods companies to foundations. Quilt.AI has led innovative and impactful projects focusing on public health, climate change, and gender equality in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and Clean Air Fund. Quilt.AI aims to create social impact and bring the change this world deserves.
Through digital and empirical research, ICRW and Quilt.AI are partnering to broaden and deepen national and global discourse on several key issue areas. The collaboration will provide insight and support programming on mutual areas of interest, including health, education, gender-based violence, gender equity and economic empowerment.
To support their collaborative agenda, Quilt.AI and ICRW are seeking to hire three to four enthusiastic and results-oriented part-time Research & Program Associates to play a central role supporting research in one or several of the following issue areas:
We are looking for candidates who possess strong research and communication skills, organizational and team skills and who are committed to the principles of gender equity and social inclusion. Successful applicants will have credible volunteer or work experience in the issue areas mentioned above.
The Research Associates will work virtually and be managed by senior researchers out of ICRW’s office in Washington, DC. Employment arrangements will be managed by Quilt AI through its New York City office.
This is a remote, part-time position for up to 20 hours per week through August 30th unless otherwise stipulated.
Bachelor’s degree or enrolled in a Master’s degree program in a relevant field (education, gender equity, women & gender studies, sociology, public health, computer science, etc.)
Two (2) years relevant experience in collection, management, and analysis of research data, either as a volunteer or in a professional capacity, working on issues detailed above.
Previous experience in coding, programming, web data extraction, digital research and so on, is highly desirable.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks:
ICRW is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable. ICRW is an E-Verify Employer.