Unlocking Leadership Skills: The Power of Mentorship

According to Merriam-Webster, a mentor is 'a trusted counsellor or guide'. A mentor is someone who has decided to take the time to connect with you to help you in one way or another.
As a mentor, you get to work on your own leadership skills with every interaction. Mentors should serve as a role model for their mentees. Since they give advice and suggestions, mentors must remain unbiased and objective, which is a key leadership quality.


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Requirements to be a mentor:

  • Identify as a woman in the “One-to-One Mentorship”; a woman or a man in case of the “Corporate Mentorship”.
  • Be 21 years or older with certain work experience
  • Commit to a minimum of 30 minutes a week for 2 months (chat, phone, video calls)
  • Be ready with a listening ear, advice, ideas, experiences to impact the life of a mentee
  • Hold an associate degree or higher in STEM (or in active pursuit)
  • Agree to respond to periodic assessment surveys
  • Must reflect values of the referring institution
  • Be willing to have a background screen
  • Mentoring styles vary and so it is very important to find the style that works for you
  • Be willing to adhere to all Mentoring Her procedures, terms, and conditions, including written policies and procedures



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