Foundation for Women seeks business mentors


The Foundation for Women (FFW) is seeking qualified mentors to work with low-income women who are the recipients of microloans and focused training aimed at helping them forge a path to self-sufficiency.

Prospective mentors must complete the mentor application, attend a training session, and pass a referral/background check.

The next mentor training class runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at the FFW offices, 4747 Morena Blvd. Suite 375A. Lunch will be provided, along with much information about the organization’s mission to help women become self-sufficient.

If interested, send an email to

The mentees must complete an eight-week orientation and assessment period, and emerge having identified one of three training tracks, with a microloan to assist in progress on that track. The tracks are: Home-based Business Operation, Entrepreneurship, and Career Development/Job Training.