Women in STEM Mentorship Program


The Women in STEM Mentorship Program provides University of Arizona graduate and undergraduate STEM students an opportunity to learn from the valuable experiences and wisdom of STEM professionals, faculty, and staff.  The program takes a holistic approach to the mentorship process valuing not only a student’s STEM interests, but also their entire background and identity as a whole.  This program aims to create diverse, inclusive, and supportive mentoring relationships that foster the retention and success of women in STEM. 

Program Structure: University of Arizona graduate and undergraduate student (mentees) are matched with faculty, staff, and industry associates (mentors) based on their goals, career interests, and background. The program provides a platform for networking and fostering community between women in STEM at the University of Arizona. Mentors and mentees are provided with training in order to help foster the development of meaningful and impactful mentor/mentee relationships.

2023-2024 Application Cycle is Now Open!


  • Mentees: Undergraduate or graduate students pursing STEM degrees. The program is intentionally designed for female-identifying students but open to anyone.
  • Mentors: STEM professionals (academia, government, industry, non-profit) interested in supporting female-identifying STEM students.

Time Commitment

  • Attend 3 mentorship events throughout the year (October 5th, February 8th, & April 11th) including mentorship matching event.
  • Meet with your mentor/mentee once per month at a time of your choosing for approximately 1 hour.

Questions? Contact gperezlaurent@arizona.edu