Space of Her Own is Seeking Female Mentors

Published

10/17/2018

Start Date

10/22/2018

End Date

05/15/2019

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1005 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria
Virginia
22301
United States

Description

Space of Her Own is a mentoring program serving fifth-grade girls in the city of Alexandria, VA. Mentors and mentees meet once per week to enjoy dinner together and work on a creative arts project. Art is the catalyst for helping open the conversation and solidify a strong bond. Projects can range from designing mirror mosaics to completing one's own photography exhibit to constructing and crafting a lamp. The common link through all of the projects is that they allow the girl to express herself and will be used in a room renovation at the end of the year. Mentors team up in late April and early May to renovate each girl's space to truly give her a space of her own which encourages self-confidence and self-worth. Once mentors and mentees complete the first year together, they are welcome to become a part of the SOHO Sisterhood where they will continue their mentoring relationship.

How To Apply

katherine.matthews@spaceofherown.org
http://spaceofherown.org/

If you are interested in more info, please contact Katherine Matthews at katherine.matthews@spaceofherown.org.


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