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Mentorship Program Agenda & Application

Mentorship Program Overview

The Go for the Greens Foundation Inc. is expanding a pilot program that provides young women like you, ages 13 to 20, with an opportunity to meet and connect with women business leaders. This program is designed to recognize your leadership qualities and inspire you to dream big and focus on the next steps to realizing your potential as an entrepreneur or a leader in the workforce.
/This mentoring initiative provides educational opportunities in a highly interactive environment to encourage you to learn from mentors as well as each other. The goal is to show you an array of top-level careers that are open to you, with the idea in mind that "You can't be what you can't see." It will include in-person and virtual events.
/The initiative kicks off with a one-day curriculum at the Go for the Greens 2016 business development conference on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Disney's BoardWalk Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. This event offers you a unique opportunity to learn from women all over North America.
/If you'd like to participate in the mentorship program, please fill out the enclosed application and submit it before 11:59 p.m. Sept. 1, 2016. The foundation will notify you as soon as possible whether you are accepted into the program so you can make travel arrangements to participate in the Sept. 23 event. Please see the attached information sheet with a schedule for the Sept. 23 event.
/Thank you, and we wish you great success!
/ Cindy
/Cindy Chace, Chair, Go for the Greens Foundation
/ Diane
/Diane Sears, Co-Chair, Go for the Greens Foundation

Take Action Today

Fill out the easy online mentorship application form here

The Go for the Greens global sustainability hub collaborates with the mentorship program to connect enterprising students with entrepreneurs, business leaders and educators in the area of sustainability. Stay tuned for more details!

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Go For The Greens Mentorship Program

Mentorship Program Agenda


Go for the Greens Foundation Inc.
Mentorship Program

Schedule subject to change

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016
/Disney's BoardWalk Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL

8:00am to 8:15am EAST BALLROOM
/General Session
/Welcome and Announcements

/ Participants join the general session of the Go for the Greens conference
/for the initial keynote speech before breaking out into their own special
8:15am to 9:15am EAST BALLROOM
/General Session

/Keynote: Louise Phipps Senft on Being Relational
9:15am to 9:30am Break
/9:30am Move to Marvin Gardens for Mentorship Program
9:30am to 9:50am ST. JAMES PLACE

/Begin this day of special programming designed to encourage you to
/think about your future.
/Presenters: Cindy Chace and Diane Sears, Go for the Greens
/Moderators: Billie Bryant Schultz and Betty Manetta
/Introductions around the room
/Learn who is in the mentorship program with you as we make
/introductions around the room.
9:50am to 10:30am ST. JAMES PLACE
/Panel: How I Became What I Am Today
/ Hear from powerful female leaders including entrepreneurs, corporate
/executives, military officers and nonprofit directors about how they grew
/up to become who they are today. What did it take to get there, what do
/they do to stay focused, and what advice do they offer the next
/Moderator: Betty Manetta, Argent Associates, Plano, TX
10:30am Break
10:40am to 11:10am ST. JAMES PLACE
/Workshop: Who Am I On the Inside?

/Take a personality quiz to determine your interests and work style. What
/can you do with this information as you plan for your future?
Benita Fortner, Raytheon, Los Angeles, CA
11:10am to 11:40pm ST. JAMES PLACE
/Workshop: I Can Be Anything I Want
/ As you write down your goals and ideas of what kinds of careers you
/might like to pursue, you begin to plan for your future.
11:40am to 12:20pm ST. JAMES PLACE
/Share a meal and compare notes from the morning.
12:20pm to 12:50pm ST. JAMES PLACE
/Workshop: I Am Prepared for the Future

/ Representatives from Walt Disney Company and UPS give insight into
/how to apply for an internship or a job. Who do you contact, how do you
/address people, what methods of contact do you use, and how do you
/follow up?
12:50pm to 1:20pm ST. JAMES PLACE
/Workshop: I Have One Chance to Make a Great First Impression
Learn from Dress for Success how clothing, accessories and other aspects
/of your appearance can convey an important message about who you are
/ today and what you want to be in the future.
1:20pm Break
1:30pm to 2:15pm EAST BALLROOM
/Keynote: Running to Inspire by Teri Griege
/ What happens when you've been training for an ironman competition
/and you find out you have stage 4 cancer and need to be on
/chemotherapy? For Teri Griege, it meant hanging in there and not giving
/up on her dream. Not only did she kick cancer and come home with a
/medal, but her experience inspired her to start a movement. Her
/nonprofit, Powered by Hope, takes her all over the world spreading her
/message of staying focused on the positive.
2:15pm Break
2:30pm to 3:30pm ST. JAMES PLACE
/Interactive Exercise: One-to-One Mentoring
Meet with specific mentors according to your possible career path. You
/can ask them anything you'd like to know about how they got where they
/are today and what advice they might have for you.
3:30pm to 3:45pm ST. JAMES PLACE

/Share experiences with your sister participants and prepare for a general
/session with the Go for the Greens attendees.
3:45pm Break
4:00pm to 4:30pm EAST BALLROOM
/General Session
/Interactive Workshop: The Next Generation of Business Leaders

/As a participant in the first annual Go for the Greens Mentoring Day,
/share with Go for the Greens conference attendees what you learned and
/what you plan to do with your new knowledge.
4:30pm Travel home