January is National Mentoring Month

The National Girls Collaborative Project will be highlighting resources and sharing stories from FabFems, SciGirls, and more. We will be hosting a webinar entitled "Strategies for Mentoring Girls in STEM" on January 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM Pacific (2:00 PM Eastern) featuring the American Institute of Architects, Young Girls Advisory Board, and FabFems. The webinar will  cover tangible takeaways for educators seeking to utilize mentors in their programming, in addition to REGISTER concrete strategies mentors can use to engage girls.

Visit the NGCP Blog for inspiring posts related to mentoring, view the schedule of events and join the conversation online using #NGCPMentors2019. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to stay connected.   

Mentoring Month Resources
National Mentoring Month focuses national attention on the need for mentors to guide our youth. Research shows girls benefit from relationships with role models and mentors who can provide valuable information about STEM careers.
 
FabFems
A collection of resources for role models, educators, and parents to inspire and educate girls about science, computer science, technology, engineering, and mathematics courses and careers. The website includes Resources for Role Models and Resources for Girls.
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National Mentoring Resource Center
A collection of mentoring resources including handbooks, curricula, manuals, and other resources that practitioners can use to implement and further develop program practices.

NCWIT Mentoring Resources
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) developed Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work, to help women excel in the technical professions and advance to positions of leadership. Another resource is Evaluating a Mentoring Program Guide, which provides a step-by-step plan with example metrics for evaluating a workplace mentoring program (in either industry or academia).
 
SciGirls Role Model Strategies
SciGirls Role Model Strategies: Encouraging Girls to Consider STEM Careers offers basic training for role models, introducing them to best practices for their volunteer efforts.
 
Techbridge
Role Model Training and Resources are available to help develop skills to engage girls and underrepresented youth in STEM through guides, videos, and questions.
 
NGCP Role Models and Mentoring Resources   
Visit the NGCP Role Models and Mentoring page for more resources.