What is Million Women Mentors?
Million Women Mentors® is the movement that aims to change the face of women and girls, their career choices and advancement through the engagement of one million mentors across the nation. We have 39 states with pledges and committees; 60 corporations and 60 partners are engaged nationally; and the global pledges are increasing. These important partnerships represent more than 30 million girls and women and the media partners as well. It is about scaling up and insuring that women and girls are encouraging and supported in their STEM careers.
MWM AR Mission
To support the engagement of five-thousand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) mentors (male and female) to increase the interest and confidence of girls and young women to persist and succeed in STEM programs and careers in Arkansas by 2020.
MWM AR Goals
Through the engagement of five thousand mentors in the state of Arkansas, our goals are to:
1. Increase the percentage of high school girls planning to pursue STEM careers.
2. Increase the percentage of young women pursuing undergraduate degrees in STEM fields.
3. Increase the percentage of women staying and advancing in STEM careers through supporting workforce mentoring programs.