Athena College Program Mentor Application

Mentor Responsibilities once accepted

  • Attend the kick-off event at ASU-Tempe Campus August 21 from 1-3:30pm
  • Attend a mentor training session prior to start up; one check-in mid program and the majority of the monthly trainings for the program attendees.

Dates:  Fridays 1-3pm: August 21; September 18; October 16; November 20; January 15; February 19; March 19; April 16

  • Meet with mentees* minimum once per month either in person or virtually.


Mentor Requirements- Please review before you apply: 

  • Athena VOS Member 2020-2021
  • Working knowledge of the Athena Leadership Principles
  • Committed to supporting college women in their personal leadership development
  • Able to donate your time (~30 hours) over the 2020-2021 academic year including attending at least 1/3 of the mentee leadership sessions monthly AND meeting with your mentees monthly
  • Successful in your career (ok if retired)
  • Hold a 2-year College degree; 4 year desired
  • Complete monthly mentoring check-in for Athena College Program Director-Lori Severson. This is an e-mail summary of your meeting with mentees, not personal details shared in the session with your group.
  • Able to use virtual video conferencing tools (Skype/Zoom etc.)
  • Willing/able to flex your schedule to meet the needs of the Mentee when possible (i.e. nights/weekends). *Mentors must meet mentee either on the ASU campus or virtually.
  • Open mind & willingness to relate to those that are different than you
  • Live in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, or are willing to travel to the monthly events;
  • Able to attend most of the monthly meetings in person at the ASU-Tempe campus.

Athena College Program Mentor Application

  • (if retired, please share your career experience/highlights)
  • If yes, please share about your mentoring experience:

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