Meeting Youth Where They Are: Why Social-Emotional Skills and Cultural Responsive Mentoring is Critical for College and Career Readiness

I knew something was off when I couldn’t focus in my courses, the weight of my head was too much to bear, and getting out of bed was increasingly difficult as the days passed. I couldn’t articulate this at the time, but I was suffering from depression. During […]

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THE POWER OF ONE: How you can make a difference during STEM mentoring month

I just returned from the Million Women Mentors Summit in Washington, D.C., where hundreds of mission-driven leaders from across the country convened to tackle the issue of closing the gender and skills gaps in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), particularly among women and girls. The conference theme, […]

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Jenny Kopach, Executive Director & Senior Vice President of Marketing Communications, Science Olympiad; Illinois State Chair, Million Women Mentors
October 30th, 2018
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Progress for Women is Rooted in Local Initiatives Tied to National and Global Movements

Throughout March we are celebrating Women’s History Month! We will be highlighting the important contributions women have made to the mentoring field, as well as featuring stories from female mentors and mentees. This month, while we celebrate women’s history and reflect on the progress of equality over the course […]

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Ashley Szofer, Senior Director of Communications & Partnerships, STEMconnector
March 22nd, 2018
Posted In: Campaigns

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