Get a Mentor

Mentorship EDGE connects students with exceptional business leaders for one year of personalized mentorship. Request a mentor now to join the program, or take a moment to get to know our experienced mentors below!

Priority Application Deadline: Friday February 2, 2024. Students are registered on a first-come-first-served basis, so apply soon!

Student Expectations

In the Mentorship EDGE program, you will connect with a mentor and meet with them each quarter for a year. You may also occasionally be able communicate with your mentor via email (or other preferred methods) if you have questions between meetings.

In order to foster a more meaningful mentoring experience, strive to:

  1. Connect remotely or in-person with your mentor at least once per quarter for the coming year.
  2. Attend the annual summer quarter Mentorship EDGE networking event.

Steps before you first meet your mentor:

  1. Update your resume (for help, visit Career Services)
  2. Update your LinkedIn profile
  3. Write a brief elevator pitch about yourself and your goals

When engaging your mentor:

  • Think of, and create, clear goals
  • Prepare thoughtful questions in advance of meetings
  • Proactively request assistance from your mentor
  • Send a thank you note after meetings

Mentor Availability

Winter 2024

Wednesday, February 21
MentorTimeLocation
Michael McIntyre
Vice President
Chinook Capital Advisors
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMChinook Corporate Office

tuesday, february 27
MentorTimeLocation
Hemachandran Kannan
Associate Dean & Director of AI Research Centre
Woxsen University
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMOnline
Cole Lance
Associate Product Manager

Red Venture
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMOnline

Wednesday, february 28
MentorTimeLocation
Femi Adebayo
Senior Product Manager
Microsoft
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMOnline
Johanna Pajanen
Head of Operations

Lil Woody’s LLC
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMUW Bothell
Shruti Choudhary
Associate Professor
Woxsen University
10:15 AM – 11:30 AMOnline

Thursday, February 29
MentorTimeLocation
Spencer Groth
Manager – CAS
Clark Nuber
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMClark Nuber (Bellevue)
Tanu Mutreja
Senior Director, Product Management
New Relic
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMUW Bothell
William Rocca
Associate
Clark Nuber
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMUW Bothell

friday, march 1
MentorTimeLocation
Albert Chan
Director
North America Small Business Group at Meta
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMUW Bothell
Nathanael Chung
Enterprise Risk & Control Solutions Senior Associate
PwC
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMOnline
Jennifer Dye
Associate State Director
Washington Small Business Development Center
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMOnline

Datyous Mahmoudian: Custom date & time. Please reach out to us at mentorship@uw.edu for more information.