Are you looking to springboard your career or business to the next level of success?
Are you looking for opportunities to strengthen your leadership and expand your network? Are you new to Calgary and wanting to connect with business-minded women supporting working women? The Calgary BPW Mentorship Program may be just what you are looking for!
Our Mentorship Program was nominated for the Best Practices Award in 2010 at the Institute of Canadian Citizenship, and continues attract women of all ages and stages of their career. Mentors include professional and business women with many years of diverse life experiences who enjoy giving back to the community. This is a one-of–a-kind program making a positive impact on the professional and personal lives of participants, both protégés and mentors.
The 9-month mentorship program (January to September) is open to all chapter members as part of their membership fee. Here is what you can expect:
- Pairing with an experienced mentor for one-on-one meetings to advance your unique goals.
- Learning through workshop format on business and leadership topics, such as: leading with energy, how to negotiate, leadership resilience
- Learning in supportive small group “café” conversations
- Networking in diverse community activities and participating in provincial and national advocacy for working women’s issues, i.e., equal pay, women in STEM fields, human trafficking
Mission of the Program
To create formal supportive mentoring relationships amongst BPW Calgary Members, that will result in positive impacts in the professional and personal lives of both mentor and protégée. To foster member relationships, encourage networking and support among professional women in Calgary, enhancing the supportive and nurturing culture of the BPW Calgary organization.
BPW Calgary is open to applications from both protégés and mentors for the 2020 Mentorship Program. The application deadline is November 15, 2019. Please click here to apply:
If you have questions or would like to discuss the program further, please contact mentorship@BPWCalgary.com.