Girls E-Mentorship Innovation

Our Mission

Girls EMentorship (GEM) is a charitable organization that offers an innovative mentorship program designed by girls for girls. Each year GEM matches a select group of high-achieving diverse young women in Toronto with successful professional women. Through one-on-one mentorship, seminars, and scholarships we help young women reach their full potential and emerge as leaders.

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How to grow your network, when you’re only in high school!

by GEM Mentor / Feb 10, 2016

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” I was always (and still am) a shy person. Hearing these words was often discouraging for me. Networking was something I wasn’t exactly sure how to approach. Having immigrated to Canada as a teenager, my family knew nobody. There was tremendous stress to learn, adapt and […]


Mentorship Tips: How to help a student mentee craft an elevator pitch

by Sarah McNeil /
Feb 11, 2016
In our fast-paced world, a well-crafted speech designed to ‘sell yourself’ in a very...
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Exams are done! Now what?

by Tabassum L /
Feb 5, 2016
As I sit in front of my TV watching yet another episode of Scream...