WINGS Mentees2020-09-14T08:49:10+00:00

WINGS’
Mentee

I wish I had the confidence to be more fearless towards my dreams and career goals….

Mentees are our future and the success of our mentees is the payback for the passion our community brings to this program

Apply to be A Mentee

A WINGS’ Mentee Is…

WINGS is looking for committed and passionate women who know how important it is to learn from mentors during their career journey. They are committed to their own development and show the dedication throughout the program.

  • Motivated to become a leader. They have a sense of what it means to lead and can articulate why this is a personal aspiration
  • Able to articulate a sense of what they want to accomplish in her life and career and is committed to living a life of purpose
  • Has a strong desire to learn from a mentoring relationship
  • Possesses a positive attitude and strong drive to achieve her career goals
  • Able to listen and act on what she learns in meaningful ways
  • Open to feedback and understands the role it plays in personal development
  • Resourceful and results-oriented. Maintains sight of her goals even when challenges arise.
  • Fully committed to the program despite busy work schedules

Mentee Enrollment Process

Mentees must satisfy the WINGS for Growth criteria & complete an online application

Submit references & resume once contacted by WINGS team

Our team will review the Mentee’s responses to the questionnaire

Member(s) of senior leadership will interview selected candidates

Complete a “Present yourself to your mentor” write-up and submit to WINGS team

Accepted mentees will have an opportunity to meet with potential mentors

Attend mandatory program kick-off

MENTEE ENROLLMENT PROCESS

Mentees must satisfy the WINGS for Growth criteria & complete an online application

Submit references & resume once contacted by WINGS team

Our team will review the Mentee’s responses to the questionnaire

Member(s) of senior leadership will interview selected candidates

Complete a “Present yourself to your mentor” write-up and submit to WINGS team

Accepted mentees will have an opportunity to meet with potential mentors

Attend mandatory program kick-off

PROGRAM
EXPECTATIONS
  • Able to commit to the full 10-month relationship, minimum 5-6 hours per week
  • Meet once per week for the first 6-8 weeks and at least once per month thereafter
  • Attend mandatory workshops and all other learning activities
  • Work on a practice project in order to successfully complete the program
  • Create a robust development plan and supporting activities. Be accountable to execute the plan going forward
  • Agree to participate in self-assessment and 360 surveys as required by WINGS methodology
  • Participate in the on-going evaluation process

LEARNING EXPERIENCE

AN UNBIASED ENVIRONMENT FOR LEARNING

Mentees can overcome the fear of performance and instead focus on learning.

UNBRIDLED ENCOURAGEMENT

Every development area that our mentees want to focus on is appreciated, guided and nurtured for mastery.

INVESTED COMMUNITY

Mentors, Champions, WINGS Board of Directors and leadership, volunteers make our ecosystem of support unbeatable.

PURPOSEFUL DEVELOPMENT

WINGS truly cares in developing mentees to become leaders who are socially responsible and committed to their own growth

INTEGRATING WORK & LIFE

WINGS focuses on health and wellness as a critical development area in our program and imparts knowledge in these areas to our mentees

PERSONALIZED MENTORING

Mentees take advantage of assessment tools to take an inventory of their traits and skills. This feeds into their personalized leadership development plan

IMPACTFUL NETWORKING

Opportunity to participate and network with senior leaders during connectivity events

Our mentees emerge from the program more confident about their ability to lead and excel in their career. We attempt to introduce them to their real self during the program
A GRADUATED
WINGS MENTEE WILL
  • Be able to stride into new roles and responsibilities with confidence
  • Develop a network of aspiring and established leaders in her network
  • Strive to be an engaging community member
  • Have carved out a purposeful path in her career journey
  • Be a spokeswoman for helping other women around her
  • Believe in her ability to achieve her potential
  • Be a WINGS advocate

Our Mentees

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Linda Zhang

Director, Global Head of Transaction Normalization, Deutsche Bank

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Layo Jegede

Research Scientist/Global Sensory, Sr. Mngr, Ingredion

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Neha Madan

Manager, EY Consulting

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Donnetta Johnson

Founder and President, The Allegra School of Music and Art

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Sheeba Madan-Lowinger

Editor and Marketing Executive, Random House, India

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Dilek Uzunalioglu

Sr. Business Scientist /Manager, Ingredion Inc.

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Josiane Peluso

Director, Sales & Marketing, UnitedHealth Grp

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Deepakshi Chaabra

Associate Director, Protoviti

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Santhi Nithi

PMO Leader and Application Manager, Avis Budget Group

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Roselle Roberts

Junior Art Appraiser, Research Analyst

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Lakshmi Chari

Senior Deal Desk & Strategic Pricing Manager

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Christina Viola

Sr. Dir., Global Strategic Sourcing, Procurement & VMO

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Supriya Varma

Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting

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Danielle Greenberg

Campus recruiting&early career prog lead @Roivant Sciences

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Patty Jessie

Proj Mngr, Business Measures, Prudential Financial

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Yuanyuan Zhou

Project Manager Intern, WINGS for Growth, NYU MS student

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Johanna Nurjahan

Social Impact and Entrepreneurship People, Planet and Profit

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Nupur Gupta Vyas

Senior Project Manager, High 5 Games

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Roshni Ramaswami

Project Engineer at Environmental Planning Specialists

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Naoko Ushimaru-Alsop

Principal at Qreate Linguistics Consulting

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Heba Mahmoud

Senior Manager, Consumer Technology Association

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Chrsitina Kohn

Medical Device Sales Representative, Cartiva

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Sumaiya Rahim

IT Project Manager at Pico

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Arundhati Sinha

Salesforce Administrator, PamTen

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Supriya Singh

APAC Lead, Data Management & Operatons, Facebook

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Mamata Vaidya

Digital Capabillity Manager at Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Mary Jane Salvato

Founder, webFlutter

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Shon Green

Director, Clinical Translation at Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences

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Anya Berdan

External Relations/Member Manager, Women Creating Change

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Anamika Srivastava

TitleMarketing Analytics Manager, Decision Management and Product Strategy, Citi

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Sean Marie Edwards-Faulkner

Director of Product Innovation, THE WELL

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