IAEM Mentor Portal
California Emergency Services Association Mentor Program
IAEM Professional Development Training Certificate (PDTC)
This mentor portal serves as a helpful tool for those looking to pursue a career in emergency management and gain quality insight as to where their next steps should be/ask for advice. Mentors range in a plethora of sectors such as Academia, Federal, Local, Healthcare, Military, Not for Profit, Private Sector, and State emergency management.
“The Emergency Management mentoring program is designed to get you “in the know” sooner… by making peer to peer connections earlier in one’s career. We will help to pair up newcomers (Mentees) with seasoned professionals (Mentors).”
This certification works to educate future careers in emergency management by teaching the best practices and core skills from experienced emergency managers throughout the world.
Minority Surge Capacity in Disasters Mentor Program
The SURGE program is dedicated to enhancing diversity among STEM and social science fields contributing to disaster research.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston Women’s
Resilience for Small Women & Minority
The SWAM Business Resilience Initiative identifies small businesses located in Opportunity Zones. These SWAM Businesses are offered the opportunity to participate in a hands-on program to assist with developing Business Continuity Plans that includes identifying risks, improving workforce readiness, strengthening and protecting supply chains, and developing mitigation and preparedness tactics to reduce risk and loss revenue.
ABC represents the interests of women within the construction industry and assists with increasing the quality and availability to women that will promote a positive image to other women within and outside of the industry. Their vision is to assist women who are presently in the industry through education, community, and networking programs, and to provide a channel for women to enter the industry workforce.