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Newsletter April 2012

posted Apr 2, 2012, 3:02 AM by Astrid Mats   [ updated Apr 3, 2012, 12:39 AM ]

Dear Members of the European Federation of Mentoring for Girls and WoMentor


It is been almost 4 years from the establishment of the Federation and now it is time for some overview of what has been going on.

Recent Projects and Activities

Gender equality through EVS

„  Duration: March 2012- March 2013 (12 months)

„  Participants: Volunteer from Estonia, Host/Coordinating organization WoMentor (in Austria) 

 Volunteering in learning organizations and communities

„  Duration: August 2012- November 2012 (4 months)

„  Participants: Volunteer from Romania, Host/Coordinating organization WoMentor (in Austria)

We: Mentor

„  Duration: August 2010- July 2012

„  Participants: Austria, UK, Germany, Romania and Greece

„  The project WE:MENTOR brings together experienced programme co-ordinators and less experienced co-ordinators of mentoring programmes (particularly focused on women) together in order to share knowledge and best practice in order to increase the potential quality of programmes provided for both mentors and mentees. 

„  Workshops in Germany, Romania, UK and Greece 

Womentor II: European Guidelines for Mentoring Programmes

„  Duration:  August 2009 – May 2010

„  Participants: Austria, Estonia, Germany, UK, Latvia, Greece and Romania

„  Developing a Guideline for Setting up and Running Mentoring Programmes with a Special Focus on Mentoring for Girls and Young Women; Research; Developing new projects; Exchange of good practise

„  Seminar 2009 Graz, Austria; Seminar 2010 Athens, Greece

WoMentor offers

„  Possibility to be part of the European Network

„  Be our project partners

„  Exchange of good practise

„  Be our research partners

„  Benefit from our lobbying and PR-activities

„  Get contact with mentors, mentees, trainers, coaches

„  Counselling about Project Management and writing project proposals

„  Support systems for girls and women at the local, national and international level

General Assembly

The General Assembly will be held from 22th to 23th June 2012 in Athens, Greece.


„  Presentation of WoMentor ´s activities for the last 4 years and proposed activities for the future.

„  Workshops for future cooperation and the election of the new board.

„  Detailed information will be available soon, also on our website:

Dear Member of WoMentor,

We would like to welcome you at our General Assembly in Athens. If you have a possibility to come we would be very glad.

In future we will inform you more in depth about WoMentor’s activities and projects and you are very welcome to join our projects.

For further information about the projects or WoMentor´s activities please visit:

„  Our website at

„  Our project website at

„  Our Facebook pages: Wo Mentor or We Mentor

If you have additional questions do not hesitate to write to:

Astrid Mats: or

Gerlinde Hacker:

Kind Regards

Gerlinde Hacker, President

Astrid Mats, Board Member



Gender Equality through EVS                     We:Mentor :Gender Equality through Mentoring   

Astrid Mats,
Apr 2, 2012, 3:02 AM