Program Overview

LifeShine's Women's Youth Leadership Program runs from September 2020 through January 2021 (Cohort A), and January 2021 through May 2021 (Cohort B). 


Program Details

Cohorts meet every 2 weeks, including a monthly session in person in New York City.  The remaining sessions are hosted via video conference.

For Mentors / Volunteers


Mentor Profile

  • Females with 3+ years of working experience
  • Commitment: Minimum of 2 hours per month (on Saturdays, either in person in NYC or via video conference)

Mentor Benefits

  • Find/Build your own authentic voice: a core objective of our program, our mentors can also expect to learn how to hone their own authentic voice by sharing their experiences
  • Share and Learn new perspectives: getting together with women of different age groups, backgrounds and experiences, we all have the ability to learn from each other
  •  Impact the next generation: young women are affected by a lot in today's world.  Help inspire and nurture the next generation of female leaders, and help be a voice in your community

For Applicants


Applicant Profile

  • Females in high school (grades 9 through 12)
  • Hours of commitment: 6 hours per month (4 in person in NYC, 2 remotely via video conference)

Applicant Benefits

  • Find your authentic voice: Find your strength and then share that with others.    Feel empowered through your own personal reflection and experiences.
  • Build your network: our program volunteers come from all industries and areas of expertise, and will become a part of your network forever.  Your fellow cohort members will become friends for a lifetime.
  • Build leadership skills: self-reflect on your strengths to solidify your leadership skills