What you can get out of the HCDExchange Community of Practice

How you can help / what can you get out of it?

Who is this community for?
The HCDExchange Community of Practice is for anyone who is interested in the use of human-centered design in adolescent sexual and reproductive health programming. This includes implementers, designers, youth and young professionals, evaluators, donors, researchers, and thought leaders in the design and global health spaces. It’s free to join and open to anyone.

Opportunities to be involved:
There are many ways for community members to be involved, and we’ll break these options down depending on your level experience or comfort with the use of human-centred design in AYSRH programming.

Are you:

Curious/Skeptical about HCD in AYSRH?

  • Attend our webinars and project spotlight events
  • Participate in our skills-building workshops

Intrigued about HCD in AYSRH and willing to try it?

  • Attend our webinars and project spotlight events
  • Participate in our skills-building workshops
  • Read through and ask questions on the Community Learning Forum
  • Sign up for and read the monthly e-bulletin
  • Learning circles
  • Read and save resources from the Repository

Experienced with HCD+AYSRH programming?

  • Share information about your project for our project directory
  • Join the Youth Leadership Hub (one cohort annually for members aged 18-25 years)
  • Join a Learning Circle (and a topic for a learning circle!)
  • Host a skills-building workshops, project spotlight, or join a webinar as a speaker
  • Share your work, experiences, and expertise on the Community Learning Forum
  • Contribute content for our monthly e-bulletin
  • Share resources for our Resource Repository
  • Mainly, we’d love to connect with you and set up a time to chat about you and your work! community@hcdexchange.org

For each of these, the first step is signing up as a member!