sheConnects3.jpg

Our Story

She Connects is a volunteer initiative that provides virtual/online mentorship to young women. As a grassroots movement, our main goal is to connect young women in high school with women who have graduated, to foster thought-exchange, dialogues, and mentorship synergies. She Connects will provide a safe space for young girls and women, and will allow them to speak to a mentor directly about anything they might need guidance on. Our mentors support mentees with the appropriate resources and tools for success and resiliency. With this mentorship program, we strive to lift women and empower them to be the driving force in their own lives.
 
As 2019 Daughters of the Vote (DOV) delegates, the four founders of She Connects had the opportunity to sit in the House of Commons and Senate in Ottawa and bring to the attention of our leaders the concerns facing our communities. With the grants received through the DOV program, She Connects will put into action many things that were addressed at our nation's capital. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to connect young women by facilitating relationship building, mentorship, and knowledge transmission, to create a stronger community of empowered women across Canada.

She Connects 2021- Emily Haugen, Avneet Sandhu, Meghan Dunn, Leena Parhar_edited.jpg

Our Vision

To build a nationwide community of female leaders who support, empower, and encourage one another to pursue their dreams by creating meaningful connections through mentorship relationships.

sheConnects3.jpg

The Power of Mentorship

Mentor quotes images  (1).png
“She Connects has allowed me to network on a national scale with womxn leaders all over Canada, allowing personal growth, setting a new precedent for mentorship, and advocating for gender equality. Never before have I felt so proud to be part of something so great, where my diversity is celebrated, giving me the confidence to help others reach their accomplishments!"
- Misbah Mahal, She Connects Mentor from Sturgeon County, Alberta
“My experience as a mentor with She Connects has been really rewarding! Since my mentee and I were matched based on our similar interests, I've been able to give advice based on my experiences which can help her make informed decisions in her own life. The best part is that it's not a one-sided relationship at all - I've been able to learn a lot from her too, and I’m so excited to see where life takes her.”
- Jillian Breau, She Connects Mentor from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Mentor quotes images .png
sheConnects3.jpg

National Impact

map of she connects.png
Our goal is to soon have mentors and mentees in every province and territory in Canada
sheConnects3.jpg

Our Progress

She Connects Timeline Infographic.png
sheConnects2.jpg

Support She Connects