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Rising junior and senior-class women:

The matching process for the current academic year is over, but it's never too late to connect with the Launch Pad program. Contact Johanna Hussey, assistant director of engagement programs in the Office of Alumni Relations, at for more information. 

Brown alumnae:

To begin the mentorship process, or to find out more, please complete this form. You will be notified via email when the application process is open.

Essential resources

For mentors:

  • Every mentoring relationship is unique. Here are video resources to help you build, navigate, and sustain successful mentoring relationships.
  • Tip: Talk with your mentees about aspects of the career development process: self-assessment, career research, networking, and job search/graduate school preparation.

For mentees:

  • Watch the Mentee Toolkit "Tips for Success" video to learn how the Women's Launch Pad works and how to start a successful mentoring relationship.

Why get involved?

Ralanda Nelson ’12


"I think it made me fearless. And I think it made me OK to be scared."

Allison Bernstein ’09


"It's such a wonderful opportunity to meet some really cool women, especially women from other class years."

What’s your story?

Do you have an amazing mentoring experience or a good Women's Launch Pad story to share? Please tell us!

The Women's Launch Pad is administered through the Office of Alumni Relations and sponsored by the Brown Women's Leadership Council, a presidential council. For more information, please contact

Members for life

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