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Korra The Messenger Pigeon
Hi I’m Korra! I’m a messenger pigeon from Brooklyn, NY and proud to be the mascot for NetworkHer. I give tips about our programs, for both mentors and mentees. Be sure to check out Korra’s FAQS for more information on NetworkHer!
What do you do as a Mentor/Mentee?As a mentor 🌱: Discuss career and interests Provide insights. Support mentees in their ideas, and help when mentees face a challenge. Provide resources to support their mentee. As a mentee 💡: Take in information, and learn from the mentors! Be open to talk about themselves and think about how they can benefit from talking with their mentor. Be prepared with questions before the meeting begins Mentees and mentors should Listen, Discuss, and most of all have fun!
Who is NetworkHer for?Who can be mentees? Our mentee program is open to folks who are a part of gender-marginalized communities and enrolled a grade 9-12 High School student. Who can be mentors or High School Speakers? Those who are a part of gender-marginalized communities and in STEM careers. Mentors must be open and interested in mentoring! High Schools? High Schools, clubs, and programs do not have to be only focused for people of gender-marginalized communities to have access to our High School speakers!
What are Mentorship Tiers?Each mentor can choose a Tier that they would like which determines the level of commitment they have to NetworkHer: Tier I: One scheduled recorded webinar/fire-side chat (recording will be open to public) Tier II: One 1:1 Meeting Tier III: Monthly Scheduled 1:1 Meeting
How do you become a Mentor?Please go to our Become a Mentor page!
What do you need to be a Mentor/Mentee?For Mentor: To become a mentor you must apply via our "Become a Mentor Page". Once you have applied we will begin your onboarding session. For the meetings to begin you will need: Gmail account Secure/Stable Wifi connection Quiet space to have your meeting Device to join zoom from Working camera (you must have your camera *on* in the meeting to ensure the safety of both the mentor and mentee) Working Microphone Readiness to Mentor! For Mentee: You will need: Gmail account Secure/Stable Wifi connection Working camera and audio Quiet space to have your meeting Device to join zoom from Working camera (you must have your camera *on* in the meeting to ensure the safety of both the mentor and mentee) Working Microphone Readiness to be a Mentee!
What should I ask my mentor?Excited to meet your mentor but unsure on what questions to specifically ask? Here are some possible questions you could ask your mentor that could lead into great conversations. What led you to your current career? What does a day at work look like? What would you say to your High School self? Do you have any suggestions on how to pursue ____ career? What are some challenges you have faced when pursuing your career? How have you managed stress? And remember, the mentors love hearing about your experiences too, they are here to help you so don’t be afraid to talk about yourself.
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