MILLION WOMEN MENTORS LA MENTORING RESOURCES
Supporting STEM Education Is a Strategic Marketing Imperative
- Training the next generation, including your kids, to have relevant
- skills for the fast-evolving future
- Bolstering the job growth and economic vitality of your community and company
- Enhancing your company reputation as a community partner who cares
- Improving future candidate recruitment competitiveness and
- succession planning
- Boosting employee moral through community service
- Feeling satisfied that you’ve given back and paid it forward to create a positive future
IDEAS FOR ENGAGING WITH GIRLS
Employees mentor PK-12 students and educators. Examples might include assisting with projects, judging STEM or Engineering fairs, collaborating on projects, answering student questions during a design challenge, or being a pen pal with a student interested in entering the STEM field.
Field Trips and Worksite Tours
Host field trips for PK-12 students to engage in and explore STEM-related spaces (on-site or virtual).
Expert Talks or Demonstrations
STEM experts share their experiences leading up to entering their career and what it is like working as a professional in their field in a formal presentation or through an informal setting like a lunch and learn.
Provide opportunities for students and educators to shadow a variety of STEM professions/jobs within the organization.
Offer STEM-based practicum, internship, and/or apprenticeship opportunities for students and educators.
Host STEM community events and/or educational programs for PK-12 students, families, and educators. Programs might include showcasing different technologies within the industry, design challenges on site working along side STEM employees, or issuing students a problem from their industry as a design challenge for students to solve and present their solutions back to the industry.
Engage in STEM advocacy efforts through informing, communicating and engaging with local and state political representatives or legislators, other industry leaders, local community leaders, educational leaders, and the greater educational community about industry and workforce needs and educational/training needs to develop the STEM workforce.
Employability Skill Development
Connect with in and out of school educators in our Network to share industry hard skills that need to be developed through STEM education as well as the employability skills needed in industry.
Role Models Matter Online Training Toolkit will help you develop RMM Logoskills to engage girls and underrepresented youth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) through readings, videos, questions, and more. Role models play a vital role in getting youth excited about careers in STEM. Features Role Model Guides and Activities.
A step-by-step walkthrough to launching your own Mission to Mentor program. It is a 20 hour project that can make a world of difference to a girl or a group of girls in middle school. It is project-based and features Learning Blade software. Learn more: Middle School Activation Guide
Five recommended steps to begin corporate mentorship
Learn more: Corporate Mentorship ProgramsE
An overview of the youth mentoring movement, then offering perspectives on trends and best practices in corporate engagement and snapshots of a range of initiatives.
Learn more: Corporate Engagement
NATIONAL GIRL EVENTS CALENDARS
Two organizations that showcase events across the country!