Become A Mentor

Help women succeed

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Are you looking for an opportunity to give back and help the next generation of women in tech? Become a mentor to help women succeed!

Somerville Academy is on a mission to get more women, especially more women of colour, working in the technology industry. We know that when women lift each other up, we all succeed. We need your help to equip and empower more women in tech. 

Apply to be a Somerville Mentor!

The Somerville Academy Mentorship Program connects our students with women working in their new industries to offer mentorship and the opportunity to build their professional network. As a mentor, you will help our students launch their new careers and find success on their own terms.

If you’re a woman in tech and a few years into your career, please apply to be a student mentor. Each month, we’ll pair you with an amazing student and set up a virtual coffee chat between the two of you.

The application takes under 5 minutes, please fill out the form below.

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Our Values


We’re committed to doing the work to help all women to feel safe and supported here. Because we’re stronger together.


It takes courage to learn new skills, to start a new career, and to believe in yourself. Bravery over perfection.


Students, alumni, instructors, and staff – we lift each other up, now and always. Get involved.


We know that life happens. So whether it’s kids, relationships, or another curveball, we’re there for each other.


We have one rule for our students, instructors, and team: Don’t be an asshole. Break that and you’re out.