• 28 years or older
  • Professional career woman
  • Live a positive lifestyle and is dependable
  • Genuinely want to impact the growth and development of young girls


We recommend the mentor dedicate a minimum of 2 hours a week to the program and activities. 


  • Meet with your mentee and engage in mentoring activities in-person (at a supervised location) or via zoom (or on the telephone as a backup) for a minimum of one hour each week.
  • Willingly share your experience and professional success in the organization.
  • Commit to a 12-month mentor-mentee relationship agreement.
  • Support the organization’s mission, vision, and goals.
  • Look for experiences that will stretch the mentee (i.e., shadowing during meetings, suggested readings, etc.).
  • Stay accessible, committed, and engaged during the length of the program.
  • Listen well, provide open and candid feedback.
  • Offer encouragement through genuine positive reinforcement.
  • Be a positive role model and share “lessons learned” from personal experiences.
  • Respect a mentee individuality. 
  • Be a resource and a sounding board.
  • Keep your conversations confidential. 
  • Let the Mentoring Program Manager (Dr. Angel White) know as soon as possible if you are having a problem connecting with your mentee.

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