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Be a Part of the Aspire Program

Connect with other girls and women, and create opportunitites within your own community. Apply to be a Mentor as a part of our Aspire Program no matter what your current position, role, or job is.

Being a Mentor

Eligibility: Must be at least 15 years old to apply.

Being a mentor as a high school student would entail:

  • Being paired up with a sixth through eighth grade girl
  • Communicating with your Mentee regularly
  • Attending Aspire sessions to develop your leadership skills and strengthen your relationship with your Mentee
  • Creating quarterly Zoom calls or meet-ups with your Mentee to connect with them
  • Fostering a supportive relationship with your Mentee and keeping track of their progress as a student
  • Providing advice on classes to take throughout school

Being a mentor as a college student would entail:

  • Being paired up with a girl in ninth through twelfth grade
  • Communicating with your Mentee regularly
  • Attending Aspire sessions to develop your leadership skills and strengthen your relationship with your Mentee
  • Creating quarterly Zoom calls or meet-ups with your Mentee to connect with them
  • Fostering a supportive relationship with your Mentee and keeping track of their progress as a student
  • Providing advice on the college application process
  • Connecting your Mentee with resources, awards, and/or organizations you found helpful in high school

Being a mentor as a graduate and/or professional student would entail:

  • Being paired up with a college student
  • Communicating with your Mentee regularly
  • Attending Aspire sessions to develop your leadership skills and strengthen your relationship with your Mentee
  • Creating quarterly Zoom calls or meet-ups with your Mentee to connect with them
  • Fostering a supportive relationship with your Mentee and keeping track of their progress as a student
  • Providing advice on graduate or professional school applications
  • Connecting your Mentee with resources, awards, and/or organizations you found helpful throughout college

Being a mentor as a professional in the workforce or in academia would entail:

  • Being paired up with a graduate school, professional school, or undergaduate student
  • Communicating with your Mentee regularly
  • Attending Aspire sessions to develop your leadership skills and strengthen your relationship with your Mentee
  • Creating quarterly Zoom calls or meet-ups with your Mentee to connect with them
  • Fostering a supportive relationship with your Mentee and keeping track of their progress as a student
  • Providing advice on job applicaions and navigating the workforce as a female
  • Connecting your Mentee with resources, awards, and/or organizations you found helpful throughout your academic career

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be a Facilitator

High school and college students are also eligible to apply to become a Facilitator. Facilitators work throughout the year to learn our curriculum, teaching strategies, how to establish a supportive learning environment. In the summer, they implement our curriculum into their own communities by running a program of their own. Applications open in August 2020.

Being a Facilitator

Eligibility: You must be between the age of 16 and 20 years at the time of your application.

  • November 1, 2020

    Applications are due.

  • December 15, 2020

    Notification of acceptances into the Facilitator Program are sent out.

  • January 2021

    Accepted Facilitators meet with the Board of Directors to discuss their roles and responsbilities moving forward. Facilitators also get a copy of curriculum to study and adapt.

  • January 2021 through April 2021

    Facilitators will attend various virtual curriculum and teaching workshops hosted by education professionals. Facilitators will begin the planning process of their program, answering questions like:

    • Where will the program be held?
    • How will it be funded?
    • Who will attend the program? What are the demographics of these participants?
    • How will the program be adapted to address the needs and culture of your community?

  • May 2021 through June 2021

    Facilitators will prepare for their programs by continued work with instructional designers, hosting practice lessons, connecting with the community where their program will be held, and buy materials for the program.

  • June 2021 through August 2021

    Programs will be held.

The application will go live August 2020.

Be a Speaker or Presenter

Apply to be a speaker or give a presentation at a Girls Code the World Programming Event or at one of our conferences. Applications are acepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

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