Schedule of Events


NAWBO-OC offers members the opportunity to participate in an eight-month Mentoring Program. This is a high-commitment program designed to enable participants to achieve a high-degree of success. Below is the schedule of events. All events except some Meetings are mandatory for Mentees.  Items highlighted in red are required for Mentors.

  1. August: Applications open on website
  2. Feb: Application process closed for Mentees
  3. Feb: Mentees/Mentors contacted if they have been selected to participate in the Mentoring Program
  4. Mar: Mentoring Program Orientation. Location TBD
    1. ALL Mentees must attend the full program
    2. ALL Mentors must attend the full program
  5. July: Mentor Only Meeting. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mentors meet to enjoy dinner and discuss challenges and best practices in mentoring.
  6. July: Mentee Only Meeting. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mentees get together to enjoy dinner, network and receive practical information.
  7. Nov: Year-End Celebration. 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This celebratory event wraps up our mentoring year by highlighting the achievements of our mentees and honoring the contributions of our mentors.
  8. Monthly: Individual mentoring pairs meet/conference a minimum of 2-3 hours each month between March and November.

If you have any questions please contact the NAWBO-OC administration office at, or 714-630-2983.