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Program Expansion

Resource type: Grants

Granted to MentorNet


To support the expansion of MentorNet – a new program that matches women undergraduate students in science, engineering, and math with men and women professionals outside of academia who volunteer to serve as their mentors. The intention is to help women stay with their chosen fields throughout college and into the work world. Electronic communications are key to the matching, training, and supporting of mentor-mentee relationships.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



54 Months

Related Resources


Higher Education

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Higher Education

Foundation Center Themes:

Equal Opportunity in Education

Foundation Center Approaches:

Mentorships, Professional Development