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Join the conversation at the Inspiring Approcahes to FNMI Summit

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Show your support for eMentoring via twitter by checking out our twitter account @ementoringbc and join the conversation at the Ashoka Inspiring Approaches to FNMI award ceremony using: #ashokafnm and #fnmisummit Don’t forget to watch the award ceremony that is streaming live right now at:

Live Stream of Inspiring Approaches to FNMI Learning!

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Hey eMentoring supporters! Tomorrow Ashoka will be streaming live the “Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning” summit in Gatineau, Quebec at 10:45am (PST-Vancouver).  Be sure to check out the link below to see Katherine receive the 2 awards we won!  

Happy April!

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Wow! I can’t believe it is the end of the University term already! So far this year has just flown by.  Although the school year is winding down, here at eMentoring we are gearing up to finish off the eMentoing term with a bang!  We have received research approval to begin recruiting in School District 23; […]

We have wonderful news!!!

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

eMentoring won two awards: 1.  The J. W. McConnell Family Foundation Award for the top entry for post-secondary education from across Canada 2. The Donner Canadian Foundation Community Award for being one of the top entries from across Canada from the online community vote We would like to take this opportunity to thank Changemakers and […]

Click on “Aboriginal eMentoring BC” below to vote for us!

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Mentor Interviews!

Friday, February 17th, 2012

We have begun the interview process for our second mentor intake.  We have already met alot of promising candidates and we are only half way through the interview process.   We are seeing many more applicants from universities outside of UBC  including SFU and U-Vic.  This means that eMentoring is expanding and we are successfully […]

Mentor-Mentee Relationships

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Over 30 pairs of mentors and mentees are communicating online through the eMentoring site! We are well on our way to reaching our goal of 50 mentors and 100 mentees. As mentees go through their Personal Quest, they will cover many topics around educational goals and career exploration in health science programs and beyond! Below […]

Mentor Support Session

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Last Friday we held our very first mentor support session.  We got great feedback from mentors about how they and their mentees are doing in the program so far.  With this feedback we hope to improve aspects of the program to make sure eMentroing is running efficiently as possible.  We also made sure that mentors […]

Happy New Year!

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Happy 2012 from all of us at eMentoring!  The project has grown so much over the past year and we are eager to begin this year with a running start. The eMentoring version of has officially gone live and both mentees and mentors have begun to create their accounts and establish relationships.  We are […]

Mentor Mentee Matching!

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

The eMentoring Matching Committee had a full-day working meeting at the Surrey School District Building to match our mentors and mentees. Matches were based on career interests, hobbies, personality characteristics, and preferences. The matches are now complete and we feel great about them! Hopefully our mentors and mentees will agree.

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