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.

Applications will available for the 2020 She Shares Mentoring Future Leaders Program in November 2019! We urge those that are interested to check back then for an application and share with others. Please send any questions to Tamara Torlakson at tt@tamaratorlakson.com.

 

Read testionials from previous mentees and mentors here!

Previous Mentee Events

2019 Mentorship Class

 

Amii Barnard-Bahn, Principal, Barnard-Bahn Consulting and Coaching; paired with Isabelle Blasi, Special Projects Analyst, California Department of Social Services and Innovation Specialist

 

Ana Aguas, Partner, Advocacy, Marketing, Artist House Creative; paired with Erica Auld, Personal Training Business Owner & Corporate Health Educator

 

Angela Blanchard, Partner, Political Solutions; paired with Dey Nava, Campaign Manager, The Women’s Foundation of California

 

Carla Saporta, Manager, Government Affairs, Blue Shield of California; paired with Caitlin Shea

 

Carol Mott, Executive Assistant to the President, Fulcrum Property; paired with Danielle Soba, Volunteer Support Specialist, California YMCA Youth & Government

 

Carri Ziegler, Senior Vice President, Lucas Public Affairs; paired with Janae Giles, AmeriCorps Member, City Year Sacramento

 

DaVina Flemings, Manager, State Government Relations; paired with Victoria Lockwood, Student Assistant, Secretary of State

 

Deanna Johnston, Vice President, Regional Government Affairs, Magellan Health; paired with Angela Vincent, Legislative Analyst, CalRecycle

 

Hilary Haycock, President, Harbage Consulting; paired with Amanda Fazakerly, Medical Speech-Language Pathologist, UC Davis Health

 

Jessica Pearson, Executive Officer, Delta Stewardship Council; paired with Leah Grassini Moehle, Career Pathways and Transition Navigator, California Conservation Corps

 

Karen Zamarripa, President, Karen Zamarripa Consulting; paired with Vanessa Cuevas-Romero, Behavioral Health Initiatives and Services Director, Sacramento Native American Health Center and Michelle Giese, Analyst, California Department of Education

 

Katie Hansen, Senior Legislative Director, California Restaurant Association; paired with Erica Rodriguez-Jimenez, Executive Assistant to the Appointments Secretary, Office of the Governor

 

Kelly Boyd, Strategic Advisor, Arc Strategies and Executive Director, Low Carbon Fuel and Energy Coalition; paired with Julia Randolph, Research Associate, California Carbon Fuel and Energy Coalition and Darion Johnston, Legislative Aide, Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

 

Kristy Wiese, Partner, Capitol Advocacy; paired with Lilian Duong, Associate, Dewey Square Group

 

LaKenya Jordan, Director of Legislation and Government Affairs, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control; paired with Tiffany Boyd, Legislative Assistant, Office of Assemblymember Shirley Weber

 

Linda White, Government Affairs Manager, BMW North America; paired with Shaina Brown, Legislative Director, Office of Senator Henry Stern

 

Lori Raderschadt, Senior Vice President Organization & Administrative Services, Buzz Oates; paired with Ana Maria Falaleyev, Associate Personnel Analyst, State Personnel Board

 

Margaret Gladstein, Partner, Capitol Advocacy; paired with Julia Dolloff, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, CalRecycle

 

Marlene Garcia, Executive Director, California Student Aid Commission; paired with Monica Davalos, Research Associate, Research and Policy Center

 

Norma Rivera, Social Marketing Director, Runyon Saltzman, Inc.; paired with Jessica Arauza, Academic Support Coordinator, Samuel Merritt University

 

Roxanne Gould, Founder, Roxanne Gould Government Relations, LLC; paired with Cami Crawford, Account Supervisor, Ogilvy

 

Sandra Perez, Former Director, UC Program on Access to Care & Patient Advocate for the State of California; paired with Jocelyn Gutierrez, Program Analyst, California Department of Social Services and Tiffani Harter, Investment Officer, CalPERS

 

Tara Lenoir, Partner, Advocacy, Marketing, Artist House Creative; paired with Laura Fitzgerald, Legislative Aide, Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin

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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1220 H Street, Suite 102
Sacramento, CA 95814

 

tt@tamaratorlakson.com

Phone: 916.447.4099 

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