Mentorship Program

Mentorship ProgramThe number one thing that YNPN Atlanta members tell us they want out of their membership is to find a mentor who can help them with career development, networking, and general advice about being a part of the Atlanta nonprofit industry.  Now in its second year, the YNPN Atlanta Mentorship Program is a great way to connect with someone with a bit more experience who can help guide you along your professional development path.

Applications for our Class of 2015 will be available this summer!

This year’s program will last 9 months and is designed to make it as easy as possible for you to connect with your mentor. We match up our applicants carefully, in order to find someone you can really learn from throughout the upcoming year.

2014 Mentorship Program Details:

  • September 17, 6:00PM-7:00PM: Mentorship Program Kickoff Event at Manuel’s Tavern. Meet your mentor and have a facilitated discussion about how to best benefit from your new relationship!
  • Our mentor/mentee relationships are flexible and organic, so you and your mentor will work out your own schedule – we ask mentors to be available for a minimum of 1 meeting per month as well as being available via email should questions arise between meetings.
  • Regular emails from YNPN Atlanta about how to get the most out of your mentorship.
  • Opportunities to get to know your fellow mentees and learn a bit about networking at several mentee-only events throughout the program.
  • Mentor Appreciation Event: May 2014.

Please note that all Mentorship Program participants must be Professional Members of YNPN Atlanta.  Join for the low cost of $35!

If you have any questions, please contact

Meet the YNPN Atlanta Mentorship Program Class of 2014:

Eva Bradley
Lauren Collins
Dawn Edwards
Ashley Langford
Nadia Payne
Robin Petruzielo
Crystal Reardon
Dan Watson
Jeffrey Wisard


Meet the YNPN Atlanta Mentorship Program Class of 2013:
Guarav Bhatia
Liz Brandt
Tiffany Coakley
Cindy Evans
Annissa D. Floyd
Lindsey E. Hardegree
Shay Jenkins
Amy Kane
Lauren Kline
Alyssa Lasseter
Margo Moskowitz
Mahssa Mostajabi
Jewel Thompson
Lara Wagner
Daniel Wenger

2 Responses to Mentorship Program

  1. Anita Denson

    Good Afternoon,

    My name is Anita Denson and I work as a VISTA volunteer for the Morehouse College Community Revitalization Initiative (MCCRI) in Atlanta, GA. The reason why I’m writing to you is to request mentors who specialize in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The MCCRI developed a Youth Entrepreneurship Club (YEC) in a few middle schools in our community; and we would love to have some mentors come speak with the kids about their profession. The goal of the YEC is to develop Innovative skills in students; the ability to think creatively and critically, the capacity to solve problems, to manage risk, as well as the skill to communicate new ideas. The MCCRI also will like for the students to effectively as teams and make presentations; help prepare youth for college, work and leadership. The commitment will be one Wednesday and one Saturday a month per and will start in October of 2013 till April 2014.

    • RachelCiprotti

      Hello Anita,

      Please contact us at with your request. I am just updating our website and came across your comment. Sending an email will put you in touch with our volunteer leadership team.

      Please keep in mind that we are a group of young nonprofit professionals. Although we have a few entrepreneurs among our members who have started their own non-profits or consulting businesses, we are relatively inexperienced compared with other professional groups who may come in with decades of entrepreneurial success. The page you commented on is a mentorship program that we organize for our own members. I encourage you to also contact local chambers of commerce (like the Metro Atlanta Chamber), the Atlanta Business League, and the Greater Women’s Business Council to request mentors.