Black Women in STEM eMentor Program

The Black Women in STEM eMentor Ptrogram matches Black female student affiliates virtuallyl with Black IU Alumnae who are trained mentors. This program will have more emphasis on support, retention, the unique needs of Black women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as career development, networking, confidence building, and real-work environment awareness. Black women alumnae eMentors serve as advocates, sounding boards, catalysts, and role models. eMentors will provide encouragement, support, guidance, and advice.

The matches are made based on professional aspiration, common interests, background and academics. CEWiT Black Women in STEM eMentor Program mentorships involve meeting at least once per month, usually via video chat, and address topics like:

  • Network with Black women professionals who majored in STEM at IU
  • Workforce tips for success
  • Sounding board
  • Navigating the politics of academia
  • Internship coaching
  • Sharing pathways to success
  • Self management in a majority white dominated place (school or work)
  • Safe space for sharing challenges
  • Internship coaching

Register now! Here's how:

  • Go to the Registration Form create an account.
  • Choose what kind of ementor you want. Fill out a survey that will help you connect with an eMentor that shares your interests and experiences.
  • Connect with your ementor. Get to know your eMentor via video chat, text message, and even social media.
  • Succeed together. You and your eMentor will build the indiana University CEWiT experience that fits you best - after graduation, in classes, at work, in campus organizations, and with new friends.