Female Leadership & Mentoring Program (Lead)
Lead is a leadership and mentoring program, which seeks to improve access, retention, and completion of underrepresented female-identifying students at STCC. It engages students in educational, cultural, and civic engagement opportunities, all while building strong personal and professional networks. Lead promotes leadership, self-advocacy, and self-development.
- Lead seeks to improve access, retention, and completion of underrepresented female-identifying students
- Leadership: Provide opportunities to enhance and develop leadership skills
- Self-advocacy: Build confidence, self-esteem, and character while promoting positive habits
- Networking: Build strong personal and professional networks
- Self-development: Engage students in educational, cultural, and civic engagement opportunities
Lead participants are provided with engagement opportunities including:
- Meetings: Lead hosts regularly scheduled virtual and in-person group meetings as well as monthly peer and professional mentor meetings. Additional meetings may be scheduled based on the needs of students and the goals of the program.
- Workshops: Students participate in monthly workshops focused on topics such as leadership development, self-care, professionalism, financial literacy, goal setting, civic engagement, public speaking, bystander intervention
- Events: Women’s Leadership Conference, trips to 4-year institutions, Finding Your Inner Strength event, We The Women: Student Edition, STCC To It! Wellness Series, and C.A.R.E. Fair: Community Awareness and Resilience Expo.
If you are interested in participating in the Lead Program, please feel free to complete the STCC Lead Participant Form.
If you are interested in learning more about the Lead Program, please contact
Karolyn Burgos Toribio
Community Outreach Counselor, Lead
The Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 234