Notes about the FWE Mentor Program

Thank you for your interest in the FWE Mentor Program!

The information collected is confidential and will only be reviewed by FWE. To find the best fit for you, please be as open as you can and specific about your goals/challenges.

FWE finds Mentors based on your long-term goals, the high-level direction of your business as well as your and Mentors' strengths, expertise and experiences. Should you need any assistance with short-term challenges or goals, we would be pleased to recommend an expert in that particular field to connect with.

Mentor Program fees

- $160 (incl. booking fees) for those returning with the same Mentor as in the 2017/2018 FWE Mentor Program.
- $265 (incl. booking fees) for all Mentees requesting a new Mentor
 
After you complete the application, please contact the FWE office at 604 682 8115 to submit your payment or click here.

If a suitable match cannot be made by the start of the program, your FWE Mentor Program fees will be refunded. Please note that the FWE team will only begin working on your pairing when your program fee is paid.

Applicants to the 2019 FWE Mentor Program must:

1. be a woman entrepreneur;
2. preferably own a company that has been in business for at least one year;
3. have their main focus be the growing of their business;
4. be committed to meeting with a Mentor one hour per month. Mentors freely donate their valuable time and it is essential that this is respected by defining the expectations for your relationship and scheduling your regular time together well in advance.

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If you have any questions about the Mentor Program or the application, please contact the FWE team at 604 682 8115. Thank you!

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* 1. Before completing the rest of the application, please take a minute to answer:

I consent to the FWE collecting, using and disclosing the information in this Application Form and in any documents I give to the FWE in connection with this Application form for the purpose of considering my participation in the Mentor Program and if my application is approved for the purposes of: (a) including my personal information in the FWE's mentorship directory (b) sending me notices and other correspondence, (c) managing my participation in the Mentor Program, and (d) for the other purposes described in the FWE's Privacy Policy which I have read and understood.

The FWE Privacy Policy is available on the website: www.fwe.ca/privacy

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* 2. By completing this application, I understand that this is a Mentee-led relationship, driven and maintained by me. As such, I commit to:
  1. Scheduling monthly one-hour meetings with my Mentor, up to three (3) months in advance, to meet in person, by phone or Skype;
  2. Immediately contacting FWE if I have any concerns (confidentiality, communication, expectations, or other) with my mentor relationship, and understand that if I need to exit the Program within two (2) months of the program start, a 50% refund of the program fee will be provided, however that no refunds are provided after that under any circumstance.
  3. In addition, I have read and understood the FWE Mentor Program Guide which will be provided to me, and I agree to the terms listed.

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* 3. By completing this application, I understand the following policies for the  2018/19 FWE Mentor Program:
  1. All prospective mentees must complete the application by February 15 and pay the Mentor Program fee by February 16, 2018. 
  2. All Mentees agree to work with the mentor they are paired with and understand that this pairing is valid from the date of the introduction until March 30, 2020 (unless otherwise indicated).
  3. In the case that a prospective mentee has completed the application form and paid their Mentor Program fee, and a suitable mentor is not found by May 30, 2019, all Mentor Program fees will be refunded.
  4. If a mentee is unable to continue their relationship with their mentor, and notifies FWE within two months of the program start date, the mentee will receive a 50% refund of the program fees.

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* 4. Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreement:

Any information encountered during the course of discussions with your Mentor, including but not limited to financial information, customer lists or information, or project designs is considered confidential proprietary information of the mentor, and as such, you agree, are trade secrets.

You will not at any time, either during communications, discussion or planning thereafter, divulge, furnish, or make available either directly or indirectly, to any other person, firm, corporation, or other entity, any proprietary information provided by your Mentor and their company(ies). You agree that such matters and information shall be kept strictly and absolutely confidential.

If you understand and agree to the terms listed above, please enter your initials in the text box below.

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