Be Brave. Be Bold.
Be a Girl Connected.
We seek to empower women working in the performing & art space with a platform that provides tools and resources necessary to inspire success and growth.
ABOUT GIRL CONNECTED
Girl Connected is an organization that seeks to empower determined women professionals with a multilevel, local to global platform that provides the necessary framework towards professional success, inspiration, and growth. Through our programming, consisting of in-person and online events, as well as a global mentorship initiative (GCMP) participants are able to evolve their careers, grow their ideas, and build meaningful relationships with fellow peers in the music business.
Our events and special projects provide our community with guidance on how to overcome challenges and where to direct their attention when it comes to achieving their dreams and attaining success. Selected guest speakers engage with our audience by sharing their insights on how to build influence, exert power and create a positive culture.
YEARS OF PROGRAMMING
IN-PERSON / VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS
COMBINED EVENT ATTENDEES
The Girl Connected Mentorship Program (GCMP) provides 20 aspiring women professionals the chance to participate in a curriculum based mentorship program assisted by an industry-giant based on their field of interest, professional ambitions and goals. The GCMP program combines project based assignments per stream managed by program instructors, auxiliary workshops, professional coaching, participation in planning and execution of GC Events, and encourages reflective career guidance through exploration of industry interests.
Mentees also have the opportunity to work and share space on a weekly basis with the Girl Connected program leaders to truly ensure they are provided with the tools they need to succeed. GCMP enriches our community through empowerment, inclusion and support in and beyond our mentee program. We engage our programming and welcome connections through conversation, shared opportunities, collaboration potential, and resources within the industry at large.
PREVIOUS PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Partnering with us means partnering with forward thought leadership in the entertainment business while propelling the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs and rising entertainment industry moguls to the next level alongside Girl Connected.
PRESS & MEDIA
What is the Girl Connected Mentorship Program?The Girl Connected Mentorship Program (GCMP) is an application based program currently only available in Canada.
How much of my time will be required for the mentorship program?You will be required to participate in bi weekly-monthly zoom meetings, mandatory workshops, and one final presentation/project. You will be required to work alone, and in a group.
What does my essay need to focus on?The written component is one of the most important items in the requirements. Your resume tells us your experience, the recommendation letter gives us an idea of how you work with others, and your essay gives us a glimpse of what you want to do. We want to know about what inspires you, what your goals are, how this program could help you, and what your future plans are. This way we can be as informed as possible when aligning you with our instructors. The essay doesn’t have to be formal, it just needs to reflect your objective clearly.
What will I gain from this mentorship experience?After completing the Girl Connected Mentorship Program, participants will gain an enhanced professional and personal identity and defined direction on their next professional steps. GCMP Mentees will complete program assignments, attend the auxiliary workshops, participate in one on one sessions, and complete a final presentation. Upon completion, mentees will have tangible, distinct skills ready to be applied to their individual projects and careers. GCMP Graduates will be connected to their community of peers, alumni and GC Guides as well as have new connections to potential employers, career opportunities and collaborations within the industry.
Will completing this mentorship result in a job within the industry post program?This is not a job placement program, though we will do our best to help you identify the right career path for you, assist you in your job search, and provide you with the appropriate recommendation should a job opportunity come up.
How do I become a mentor?If you are interested in becoming involved with GCMP as a mentor or program contributor, please reach out to us at email@example.com, please include a brief pitch as well as your contact information.
Who should I get a recommendation letter from? Is it mandatory?We understand that reference letters can be tough to get because everyone is busy. This is optional and you do not have to submit one. However, if provided it will give us a better picture of who you are and how you work with others. You can ask a teacher, a business partner, a co-worker, a supervisor or a collaborator; someone that can speak to your work ethic, drive, professionalism, and integrity.