Interested in joining our team in a more involved way? You are in luck!

GESL is searching for advisory board members! 



The GESL Advisory is a team of technical experts with over 10 years of experience who support specific areas of our work year-round and also play a role in supporting the strategic vision of the organization.  These areas include but are not limited to data and evaluation, finance and fundraising, communications and branding, programmatic delivery, partnerships and human resources. Advisory board members do not have jurisdiction rights in GESL. 



The advisory board meets once a month annually for an hour commitment

The advisory board member must make an annual contribution of 500 either via fundraising or otherwise

The advisory board member must support in their various technical capacities

Board member must serve a one year term and renewal is contingent upon their service and dedication


Benefits of the advisory Board:

  • Being a part of impacting a greater cause

  • Utilizing your expertise or an area of expertise you want to nurture

  • Build a network 


Here are the various roles we are looking for:


  • Advisory Board Finance experts: Finance Experts are responsible for reviewing the GESL annual budget and helping the in country team develop stronger systems, prepare for audits etc..

  • Advisory Board Fundraising expert : Developing a fundraising strategy for the organization and oversee donor applications for various donors as well as monitor fundraising activities from each board member. 

  • Advisory Board Partnership development expert:  Help the organization develop partnerships both international and in country by developing partnership mapping activities. 

If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact us at or in the box below!



GESL nurtures and enhances the leadership skills of  young girls to become effective advocates and social change agents in their communities.  




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Affiliations and Conflict of Interest Policy 

GESL is a not for profit community-based organization. The members of the Board of Directors, Advisory Board and any Employees as well as Partners of GESL shall avoid political affiliations and conflicts of interest which may suggest the appearance of impropriety on the part of the organization.