WoMentoring Featured Matches

Mentee Rachel (L) and Mentor Elise (R)

Mentee Rachel (L) and Mentor Elise (R)

Rachel is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Pepperdine University. Scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2015, she is exploring how to use her MBA in Marketing to build a career that focuses on integrating her desire to do philanthropic work with marketing.  She is actively trying to determine the best match of her values to the type of work she will do after she graduates.  Her mentor, Elise is the Regional Marketing Specialist for a large accounting firm in Los Angeles whose focus is on integrated marketing, social media and public relations for non-profits and other clients.


Mentor Marilyn (L) and Mentee Jennie (R)

Mentor Marilyn (L) and Mentee Jennie (R)

Jennie is employed as an accounting clerk/receptionist but has a life-long passion of becoming a writer. She seeks to find the balance of survival and passion as central to her life. During her 6 months in the program, Jennie hoped to navigate the industry standards, get a better evaluation of her skill level/talent and develop realistic goals to complete a manuscript. Marilyn, a retired talent agent has helped Jennie to reach her goals of being a dedicated, productive writer, learn the industry and have her work reviewed by a literary agent.


Mentor Tamar (L) and Mentee Donna (R)

Mentor Tamar (L) and Mentee Donna (R)

Donna is a young professional who has her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Tel Aviv University. Upon her return to Los Angeles after graduation, she was looking to expand her network and build her brand as a marketing professional. Donna’s goals include enhancing her networking and communication skills, learning how to be an asset to an organization and managing the work/life balance. While in the program, she was promoted at work to a position with more responsibility that utilizes her talents and skills. She has also grown as a professional in the areas of negotiation and building professional relationships. Tamar is the Director of Trade Marketing for a large entertainment company which specializes in digital and social event marketing, unique 360 campaign, brand strategy, B2B and integrated marketing.