Many Opportunities to Connect as a Mentor or Mentee!

We are pleased to share our June 2022 Mentoring Works Newsletter from this year’s AADC Douglass Alumnae Mentoring program. It includes news, updates and insights from program Chair Dianne Mills McKay ’69. In our Mentee Spotlight, we feature Nodira Rakhmatkarieva ’01, who also heads up our Mentoring Works Newsletter and who was paired with Nancy Landale ’84.

The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College (AADC) continues to offer alumnae the opportunity to connect and grow through our successful mentoring program — under its new name, Douglass Alumnae Mentoring, with its new logo shown here. The AADC offers mentoring in our alumnae community with our vibrant alumnae in mind, providing professional development opportunities and connections across generations, distance, career levels and backgrounds. Our popular Learning Circle events will be offered and we will continue to publish newsletters. Douglass Alumnae Mentoring provides a forum for alumnae to connect, engage and grow in an atmosphere that is conducive to learning, leading and developing. 

Our current session concluded on May 31, 2022. Stay tuned for information about the next session of Douglass Alumnae Mentoring.

If you have any questions, please direct to aadcmentoringprogram@gmail.com.

Whom Douglass Alumnae Mentoring Serves

Douglass Alumnae Mentoring welcomes alumnae of all levels of career development and with diverse professional aspirations.  Mentees will be paired with Mentors who can assist them with developing and achieving professional development goals. To enjoy our archive of mentoring newsletters that share the impact of mentoring in our alumnae community, please click here


There are three main objectives:
• To provide a positive professional development experience for Mentors and Mentees.
• To foster innovative learning and educational mentoring relationships among alumnae.
• To further the mission of women helping women in the context of our alumnae organization.

What is mentoring?

Mentoring is a two-way street paved with communication, respect, honesty and the commitment to work towards achieving mutually agreed upon goals. For the relationship to be successful, both Mentors and Mentees need to approach it with an open mind and a willingness to apply oneself. Douglass Alumnae Mentoring formally matches alumnae in mentoring relationships. Alumnae participants are encouraged to attend AADC-sponsored program workshops and AADC signature events throughout the year, including Regional Connection Group and Affinity Network events. Mentors and Mentees are welcome to continue their mentoring relationship and friendship beyond the conclusion of Douglass Alumnae Mentoring.

The Process

Please stay tuned for more information about our process for applications for our 2021-2022 program. Links to forms will be available here once the process begins.