The Utah Women and Education Initiative (UWEI) has put together many resources through
will share some links here and have include a number of categories that include activities and programs,
at-a-glance information sheets, curriculum and lessons plans, financial resources, infographics, multimedia,
slides and presentations, support materials, and mentoring program information.
Having a strong mentoring relationship can make a powerful difference in the success of a young woman in high school or college. Because of this, the Utah Women’s College Task Force recommended that women-focused mentoring program resources be developed to help provide support for influencers (e.g., parents, nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges) to implement programs around the state. The role of the Utah Women and Education Initiative is to provide resources that will assist campuses, schools, nonprofits, and community groups establish and maintain quality mentoring programs for girls and women. Both formal and informal mentoring opportunities will be highlighted.
The best resource we have found is the following detailed handbook: How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program: A Step-By-Step Tool Kit for Program Managers through the National Mentoring Partnership (NMP). Additional tools include:
UWEI has partnered with established organizations and programs to promote and support quality mentoring programs (that have a college preparation or retention component) for girls and women in Utah. Click on the organization below for additional information about getting involved.