Many young rising leaders are rarely afforded an opportunity to receive direct one-on-one mentorship.

They are often unable to collaborate closely with executives within their organizations or outside of it. Finding champions for their goals – personal and professional – is often met with challenges and roadblocks. This program was created to remove those barriers to success and provide a stepping stone for those who want to progress in their professional pursuits.

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Program Overview

This mentorship program will pair ambitious, diverse professionals (mentees) with influencers (mentors) for an extensive one-year learning engagement.

Selection Process – Mentees

  • Must be nominated by executive
  • 35 years old or under
  • Commitment to the program for one year
    • With the aspiration of serving on a Junior board
  • Interest in supporting the community safety net for the healthcare system
  • Serve in a leadership role within their organization
  • Comfortable working and collaborating with a group of other mentees
  • Purpose driven toward the cause of our healthcare community
  • Value diversity and inclusion
  • Has an individual or organization able to sponsor them for $2,500
  • Donation to Valleywise Health of $500 (give or get over the year)
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Selection Process – Mentors

  • Commitment to a one year mentoring program
  • Must be able to work with mentees once a month mandatory
    • twice a month at the discretion of the mentor
  • Experience serving on a board
  • Experience launching, developing fundraising initiative
  • Community involvement
  • Moderate level of tech experience
  • Interest in development of the community particularly serving the underserved
  • Interest in supporting the community safety net for the healthcare system
  • Thought leaders
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