Girls E-Mentorship Innovation

Our Mission

GEM’s mission is to mitigate the adverse effects of poverty through electronic and in person mentorship. Our vision is to bridge a social divide between at-risk girls and high-achieving women and to motivate these girls to reach their full potential no matter where they started.

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Grit Girl

by Mishal Dar / Nov 23, 2014

“True talent is honed over time, through practice, through perseverance: through grit.” We’ve all known people who seem to get whatever they want so effortlessly – it’s as if they weren’t even trying. They get the grades, the job, the glory, and we are left wondering how on earth we could possibly compete with such […]


A Conversation with Professor Gilbert

by Selina McCallum /
Nov 14, 2014
“Knowing my own strengths and weaknesses, and accepting them, empowers me like nothing else”...
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BSS & GEM Partner

by GEM /
Nov 7, 2014
A Note from BSS Head of School Deryn Lavell As Canada’s oldest day and...