Learn More: Sign up for a Mentor Information Session.
This is the first step to mentoring through SHE-CAN. We are currently recruiting 85-100 new mentors between January and May.
Questions? Reach out to Director of Community Building Dine DeMarlie at email@example.com.
”Mentoring Patricie, Vuochnear, Tarlee, & Janeth and having them in my life has allowed me to be a part of our world in a unique and very meaningful way.”
– Kristin Nicholson, First Republic Bank
Mentoring with SHE-CAN is a five-year commitment to a scholar and includes a $1,000 annual donation.
Step 1: Lead or Join a Team
- Assemble a team comprised of 5 friends, family, and colleagues
- Join a team being organized by a friend, family member, or colleague
- Be matched with a team by the SHE-CAN Staff
Step 2: Teams Help Scholars Apply for Scholarship
- Each team is carefully matched with a scholar
- Team helps scholar apply Early Decision to a SHE-CAN Coalition School
- Each mentor plays a key role, making it a team effort
- SHE-CAN provides extensive workshops and guidance for each role
- Time commitment is about 4 hours per week during this phase (primarily via email, Skype & WhatsApp)
Step 3: Teams Help Scholars Transition to the U.S.
Upon acceptance to a U.S. college, mentors become critical to helping scholars acclimate to life in the U.S. and successfully manage their college careers.
- Team becomes scholar’s extended U.S. family by helping her settle in school, hosting her for holidays, and navigating challenges
- SHE-CAN funds dorm supplies, flights, technology, winter clothes and more
- SHE-CAN organizes events, hosts leadership training for scholars, and provides ongoing guidance for mentors
- Team determines time commitment based on needs of scholar
Step 4: Teams Support Scholars in Launching Their Careers
Mentors open up their extended networks to ensure their mentee has connections, internships, and job opportunities. With SHE-CAN, the relationships can last a lifetime as mentors help aspiring leaders find their voice and power.
Interested In Becoming A Mentor?
If you have additional questions, please contact Dine DeMarlie, Director of Community Building, at firstname.lastname@example.org.