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Rising junior and senior-class women:

Apply before June 30 to be matched with a Brown alumna mentor! Contact Johanna Hussey, assistant director of engagement programs in the Office of Alumni Relations, at for more information. 

Brown alumnae:

We invite you to become a mentor! Learn more and submit your application by June 30.

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

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