Be part of the movement!

The Jhpiego Changemakers Curriculum engages the next generation of young women leaders and advocates for the development of sustainable and service-minded interventions based on decades of successful global public health programs that are Jhpiego’s hallmark

What Is Changemakers? 

Jhpiego’s Changemakers Curriculum is an opportunity for middle and high school students to learn about international public health through Jhpiego’s unique experiences and perspectives as a global thought leader. 

Changemakers’ mission is to engage students in global women’s health issues by utilizing Jhpiego’s proven methods for sustainability to holistically meet challenges. Via an expertly crafted, hands-on curriculum designed for the next generation of young leaders, Changemakers leverages individual interests and talents by empowering students with both the knowledge and tools to create actionable plans for social change.

Curriculum Overview

The Changemakers Curriculum covers a wide array of topics informed by Jhpiego’s more than 40-year history of advancing access, equity and awareness of women’s health globally.


  • Equity and health
  • Gender, sex and health
  • Women’s rights
  • Balance of power and women’s health
  • Empowerment of women and access to education
  • Maternal and newborn health
  • Adolescent health
  • SMART advocacy
  • Human-centered design
  • Public service announcements

What comes with the curriculum?

  • Lessons plans, including:
    • Discussions, journaling and engagement
    • Access to handouts, lesson templates, etc.
    • Access to subject matter experts, including Jhpiego’s policy and advocacy experts
  • Creative activism/research capstone project
  • Professional development workshops


Upon completion of the curriculum, students will understand what it means to create and build sustainable programs with partners in low- and middle-income countries while learning about the complexities of gender as a social determinant for health. The program will equip students with design thinking skills and an understanding of creative activism, culminating in a student-led capstone project.

If your school is interested in participating, please contact us.