Mentoring Future Leaders

At She Shares we believe strongly in nurturing the next generation of women leaders. That’s why She Shares is also a mentoring and networking opportunity for young women.  She Shares works closely with our nonprofit partner, the California Center for Civic Participation, on the mentorship program. The California Center has helped thousands of young people become active players in the public policies affecting their communities, cities, and states. She Shares highly values our mentorship program as a way to cultivate successful and meaningful professional experiences for the next generation.

 

This year long mentorship program pairs young women with professional Sacramento women at the top of their careers. The pairs meet at each She Shares event during the year where they will also have an opportunity to talk with the featured speaker. Mentees will also be engaged between events at workshops hosted by sponsors and community leaders on topics relevant to professional development. These will be open to additional young women, allowing the program to reach beyond just those participating as mentees.

 

She Shares: Mentoring Future Leaders Program is a part of She Shares: Conversations with Women Leaders, a conversation series produced for California women, by California women. She Shares features trailblazing leaders who have created a lasting impact for women in California and beyond.

2020 Mentorship Program Application Period Closed 

Please email questions to Tamara at tt@tamaratorlakson.com

Read testionials from previous mentees and mentors here!

Upcoming Mentee Events

Previous Mentee Events

2020 Mentorship Class

 

Connie Delgado, CEO, Delgado Government Affairs; paired with Kimberly Dean, Program Analyst, California Department of Social Services

 

Erin Baum, Chief of Staff, Assemblymember David Chiu; paired with Linda Vo, Legislative Aide

 

Angela Blanchard, Partner, Political Solutions; paired with Odette Overton, Senate Fellow, California State Capital Fellows Program

 

Kelly Boyd, Executive Director, Low Carbon Fuel and Energy Coalition; paired with Elisia Hoffman, Legislative Analyst, CalRecycle

 

Katherine Brandenburg, Principal, Brandenburg Group; paired with Laura Fitzgerald, Legislative Aide, Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin

 

Emilie Cameron, Public Affairs & Communications Director, Downtown Sacramento Partnership; paired with Morgan Maxey, Marketing Assistant, Fulcrum Property

 

Natalie Cardenas, Regional Director of Government Relations & Public Affairs, UCB, Inc.; paired with Jennifer Garcia, Legislative Assistant, Office of Assemblymember Tyler Diep

 

Athena Chapman, President, Chapman Consulting; paired with Hilary Chap, Patient Service Rep, Student Health & Counseling, California State University, Sacramento

 

Claire Conlon, Chief of Staff, Assembywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris; paired with Kristie Chan, Treasury Program Manager, California State Treasurer's Office

 

Ashley Conrad-Saydah, Founder and Principal, Sowing Change Strategies; paired with Shayla Funk, Public Utility Regulatory Analyst, California Public Utilities Commission

 

Samantha Corbin, CEO, Corbin and Kaiser; paired with Blanca Gomez Noriega, Program Analys, California Department of Social Services

 

Donna Cullinan, Director of Government Affairs, California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA); paired with Olviya Vataman, CSAC Institute Program Assistant, California Counties Foundation

 

Marina Espinoza, Legislative Analyst, CSAC; paired with Kenia Miranda-Verdugo, Senate Fellow, California State Capital Fellows Program

 

Margaret Gladstein, Partner, Capitol Advocacy; paired with Deanna Jarquin, Legislative Advocate, Personal Insurance Federation of California

 

Kassandra Gough, Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Calpine; paired with Kayla Robinson, Associate, Environmental & Energy Consulting

 

Katie Hansen, Senior Legislative Director, California Restaurant Association; paired with Lindsay McLaggan, Legislative Aide & Scheduler, California State Assembly

 

Beth Hassett, CEO, WEAVE; paired with Anya Shutovska, Senate Fellow, California State Capital Fellows Program

 

Deanna Johnston, Vice President, Regional Government Affairs, Magellan Health; paired with Chelsea Ji, Communications and Public Affairs Intern, Harbage Consulting

 

Natalie Johnston Butcher, Associate Director of Career Services & Judicial Clerkships, U.C. Davis School of Law; paired with Jen-Ann Lee, Juris Doctor Candidate, UC Davis School of Law, King Hall

 

LaKenya Jordan, Director of Legislation and Government Affairs, California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control; paired with Tiyesha Watts, Senate Fellow, California State Capital Fellows Program

 

Arielle Julie, Principal Recruiter, WarnerMedia & HBOMax; paired with Angelica Sanchez, Web Builder Representative, iHouseWeb, Inc.

 

Danielle Kando-Kaiser, Founding Partner, Corbin and Kaiser; paired with Sakshi Walia, Legislative Aide, California State Senate

 

Olivia Kasirye, Public Health Officer, County of Sacramento; paired with Nia Jones, Field Representative, Office of Congresswoman Doris Matsui

 

Christina Lokke, Policy Manager, Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG); paired with Farnaz Bi, Supervisor Finance/Clinical Operations, Dignity Health

 

Kelly MacMillan, Advocate, Political Solutions; paired with Jeannette Emerton Carpenter, Policy Analyst, California Department of Health Care Services

 

Keetha Mills, President and CEO, Foundation for California Community Colleges; paired with Taylor Buck, Apprentice, Lucas Public Affairs

 

Anne Neville-Bonilla, Director, California Research Bureau; paired with Maria Karas, Procurement Analyst, California State Controller's Office

 

Sara Ortega, Account Supervisor, Edelman Public Relations; paired with Sandra Hernandez, Communications Coordinator, Insure the Uninsured Project

 

Lisa Page, Vice President, Communications and Public Relations at Sutter Health; paired with Taylor Toledo-Kearns, Director of Education and Workforce, 3fold Communications

 

Jessica Pearson, Executive Officer, Delta Stewardship Council; paired with Dana Hachigian, Environmental Scientist, CalRecycle

 

Alicia Priego, Vice President, Strategies 360; paired with Christine Miyashiro, Legislative Aide, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

 

Michelle Reyes, Associate Lobbyist, Political Solutions; paired with Alma Musvosvi, Assembly Fellow, California State Capital Fellows Program

 

Catalina Sanchez, Legislative Manager, Corbin and Kaiser; paired with Xiomara Cisneros, Policy Director, Bay Area Council

 

Carla Saporta, Manager, Government Affairs, Blue Shield of California; paired with Rochelle Mulondo, Associate, Dewey Square Group

 

Dorothea Silva, CPA, Principal, Avaunt Ltd., CPA's and Consultants; paired with Alondra Espinoza, Audit Associate, Campbell Taylor & Washburn

 

Robin Swanson, Founder, Swanson Communications; paired with Ashley Han, Communications Specialist, UC Davis Alumni Relations

 

Erin K. Taylor, Legislative Advocate, Political Solutions; paired with McKenna Jenkins, Legislative Aide, K Street Consulting, LLC

 

Erica Taylor, VP, Communications & Community Relations  Golden 1 Credit Union; paired with Esmeralda Espinoza, Credit Products Analyst, Bank of the West

 

Glynnis Vaughan, Consultant, Vaughan Strategies; paired with Rebecca Reilly, Engagement Specialist, California Native Plant Society

 

Trish Wallis, Senior Psychologist, Specialist, California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation; paired with Tania Sanchez, Transition Specialist, Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County

 

Susan Wheeler, Workforce Outreach Manager, SMUD; paired with Danielle Metzinger, Organizational Excellence Specialist, California Department of Transportation

 

Linda White, Government Affairs Manager, BMW North America; paired with Nakiyah Scott, Senate Fellow, California State Capital Fellows Program

 

Kristy Wiese, Partner, Capitol Advocacy; paired with Stacey O'Brien, Executive Assistant to the Senior Policy Advisors, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

 

Karen Zamarripa, President, Karen Zamarripa Consulting; paired with Katrina Linden, Senior Policy & Program Associate, Campaign for College Opportunity

Get Involved

Mentoring Future Leaders

Run in partnership with the California Center for Civic Participation, She Shares offers a mentorship and networking opportuntiy for young women.

 

For more information, contact She Shares.

Sponsorship

She Shares offers event sponsorship at many levels for organizations and businesses interested in supporting the next generation of women leaders. Because the California Center for Civic Participation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, contributions to She Shares are tax-deductible.

 

For more information, please contact Tamara Torlakson.

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