Mentorship matters and can profoundly affect a young person's life. However, women often lack mentors throughout their career for a variety of reasons. Studies overwhelming demonstrate that effective mentoring can positively change a young woman's life and open up a world of possibilities. Below are some resources and videos on why mentoring matters.


Career Resources


WE NYC offers free services across New York City and in multiple languages. They provide networking events, business courses, and mentorship sessions.​ Check out event information and sign up through the online calendar

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  • BeVisible is an online networking community for Latinos to connect and find both job and educational opportunities.
  • ​​iHispano! provides the Latino community a professional network that matches members with employers who value building a diverse workforce.
  • WEnyc offers workshops to help entrepreneurial women grow their businesses in New York City. 
  • Brooklyn Job Corp  helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training
  • The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute has a comprehensive database with scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Hispanic youth. 
  • The Dream.US is the country’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers. They offer two scholarships for those with DACA or TPS. The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. The Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in states where they cannot access in-state tuition. 
  • The Ecuadorian Scholars Fund was created by Organización Juventud Ecuatoriana (JUVE) in 2009 to support Ecuadorians achieve their goal of obtaining a college degree.
  • Fastweb is a reliable and well-known website for finding scholarships and financial aid. 
  • My Undocumented Lifeprovides information and resources for undocumented immigrants. They maintain a comprehensive list of scholarships available to undocumented students. 
  • Questbridge connects students from low-income backgrounds with leading colleges and universities through a national college match system. Applications open in the summer.