Online Mentorship Series

Register for One of Our Weekly Online Mentorship Webinars Here

REGISTER FOR ONLINE MENTORSHIP WEBINAR

Online Mentorship Series

Register for One of Our Weekly Programs Here

REGISTER FOR ONLINE MENTORSHIP WEBINAR

WHAT:
Free online mentorship series “Focusing on Your Future in the Time of COVID-19.” This fun and productive virtual program features weekly online interviews with people who can help you envision a future you love.

WHEN:
2 p.m. Pacific time (5 p.m. Eastern time) each Thursday through June.

WHY:
To help young women in high school and college keep education going during the pandemic lockdown. So many students have seen their hopes for internships, volunteerism, job shadowing and other initiatives dashed by these unprecedented circumstances.

PAST PRESENTATIONS:
These are still being edited for posting to YouTube, but BELOW are the originals so you can see what we’re doing.

WEEKS 1 AND 2: FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS!

In this session, learn how to figure out what you love to do that you can turn into a career. What do you like to do? What should you be studying? When should you start planning? How do you connect with people who can lead you to internships and jobs? What if you want to start a business? How have other young women get to where they are today?

Experts:

  • Natalie Frederick-Wilson, a business advisor of student engagement and technology with Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Carla Toles McKinney, Manager of Supplier Diversity at the Walt Disney Company
  • Jennifer Johnson, Director of Engagement for the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration program The EXCHANGE

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THE FIRST TWO PARTS

PART ONE
PART TWO

WEEKS 3: COOL CAREERS!

In this session, two students in high school and college interview four women about their careers rankhaya.com. Learn from this session how to figure out what you love to do that you can turn into a career. What should you be studying? When should you start planning? How do you connect with people who can lead you to internships and jobs? What if you want to start a business? How have other young women gotten to where they are today? We will have several of these “Cool Careers” segments throughout the program.

Experts:

  • Carla Toles McKinney, Manager of Supplier Diversity at the Walt Disney Company
  • Corey Acosta, Vice President of Global Accounts Sales at UPS
  • Jessica Chace, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Jennifer Johnson, Director of Engagement for the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration program The EXCHANGE

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PART THREE

WEEKS 4: FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

How do I budget for what I need today and tomorrow, including school supplies, rent, food, transportation, grooming, healthcare and entertainment? What do I need to know to keep track of my checking account and always know how much money I have? How do I know when to start saving money?

Experts:

  • Melissa Gerdes, Financial Planning Specialist with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Natalie Frederick-Wilson, a business advisor of student engagement and technology with Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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PART FOUR

OTHER TOPICS REQUESTED BY THE STUDENTS

  • Preparing for after high school or college

  • Interview and professional development tips

  • Maintaining your physical and mental health

  • Building a good resume

  • How to break into STEM as a young woman

  • How to expand your network

  • Interview practice sessions

  • Interviews with professionals in
    different careers and industries

ABOUT GO FOR THE GREENS FOUNDATION

Founded in 2007 by an award-winning team of volunteers from all over North America and beyond, Go for the Greens Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with headquarters in Florida. Its activities are based on four “green” pillars:

  • Growth (helping companies increase their revenue and create more jobs)
  • Green practices (offering education and opportunities in sustainable development)
  • Guidance (strengthening existing and future business leaders)
  • Golf networking (developing business strategy through golf)

The organization’s signature event is the Go for the Greens international business conference in Florida every September that includes a golf event and a mentorship day for young women ages 14-21.

The foundation’s other activities include programs throughout the year involving education in business, sustainability and golf for women entrepreneurs and for students in high school and college.