Call for Mentors & Mentees

February 28, 2023

Applications Due March 15th

The Mentorship Program is a community for mentors and mentees to create long-lasting relationships in a safe and challenging environment focused on professional development, leadership training and social engagements. The program will run from March to November and will require at least 5-6 hours of active participation each month.

Mentor Application

Mentee Application

February 13th - Call for Mentors and Mentees
March 15th - Applications Due
March 16th - Mentor/ Mentee Speed Dating 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Zoom)
March 21st - Mentor/Mentee Matches confirmed
April 13th – October 12th – In Person Workshops (see below)
November 11th - Program Graduation Celebration 
December – Mentors/Mentees recognized at the Holiday party

WORKSHOPS: (held every 2nd Thursday of the month in person from 4:00p – 6:00p; location TBD)
April 13th – Getting Started, Self-Discovery, Expect the Best 
May 11th – Purpose, Claiming Your Values
June 8th – Creating Your Future & Vision Board Activity 
July 13th – The Path of Career Empowerment, Big Rocks and Bold Steps, Action Planning
August 10th – Emotional Intelligence & Strengthsfinders Activity 
September 14th – Leadership Communication
October 12th – The Next Path & Activity
*Mentors and mentees will also meet at least one time between each workshop to discuss the material and other activities as appropriate.

In addition to the workshops and modules noted above, we will be reading three (3) books throughout the program which will help to support our mentors and mentees as they move forward in their careers (subject to change). They will be read / listened to individually between workshops and discussed during workshops:
  1. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action – by Simon Sinek
  2. How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back – by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith
  3. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High – by Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler and Kerry Patterson
  4. StrengthsFinder: Discover Your Clifton Strengths – by Gallup (to be used in conjunction with Module 10)

This program is open to all commercial real estate professionals, from experienced to those just starting their careers.
*You do not need to be a member of CREW East Bay to apply and participate.
Those chosen as mentees must submit a $150 program fee; there is no cost for those chosen as mentors.
*If you apply to become a CREW East Bay member, your application fee may be applied to your membership dues.

  • Participate in the advancement of women in leadership roles in the commercial real estate industry
  • Provide growth opportunities through sharing life experiences, expertise and knowledge
  • Refine your coaching and mentoring skills for your own professional development 


  • Participate in professional and personal growth workshops 
  • A safe space to explore professional conflicts, questions and concerns
  • A community to share ideas, circumstances and receive guidance on difficult situations

Please consider sharing this information with your friends, colleagues, network, and/or anyone you may know that could benefit from this program.  

If you are interested in participating, please complete the forms below and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact CREW East Bay Treasurer, Tiffani Lorenz at