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.

GEM Creative Writing Intern Mishal Dar at Pearson International Airport (photo: Mishal Dar)

On my way to Europe, I Noticed The Changing Face of Air Travel

by Mishal Dar / Sep 1, 2015

GEM Creative Writing Intern, Mishal Dar, travelled to Europe this summer with her family. In this week’s blog she investigated first hand if the air travel industry is still stuck in stereotypical gender roles, or is it changing? Summer travelling. That special vacation time when everything imaginable goes into the suitcase and anticipation of hotel room service and warm […]

GEM Creative Writing Intern Vanessa Mugoa in her ParaPan Am Volunteer Gear outside Varsity Arena (Photo by: Morgan Roy)

Thank you, Toronto Parapan Am Games!

Arts & Culture
by Vanessa Mugoa /
Aug 19, 2015
As the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games have come to a close, so has...

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Volunteer Experience

Arts & Culture
by Vanessa Mugoa /
Aug 6, 2015
Recently our Creative Writing Volunteer Vanessa Mugoa had the awesome opportunity to be a...