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Coming soon – information about 2024 Mentorship Opportunities!


DMAW has immediate openings for Young Professionals to join a Mentorship Program starting as soon as next week!

Four DMAW industry experts volunteered to mentor Young Professionals through our two-part, virtual mentorship program. Read below to learn more about our rockstar mentors and see who would be the best fit for you or someone on your team! We encourage you to share this email with your team!

Once you’ve confirmed you can attend both of the mentors sessions, sign up hereAct quickly as spots are limited!

Jennifer Deerr: K2D Strategies, Executive Vice President

Jenn is most excited to speak to young professionals about: I’ve had a lot of different jobs over the course of my career would love to talk about not being afraid to try something new. I am also very interested in corporate culture and how you find (and contribute) to the culture you want to work within.

Jenn’s Virtual Sessions:
June 9, 11:00 – 12:00 PM ET + July 14, 11:00 – 12:00 PM ET

Mikaela King: Sierra Club, Chief of Membership Growth

Mikaela is most excited to speak to young professionals about: I’m excited to help them identify and lean into what they love doing and figure out how to turn that into an empowering career path.

Mikaela’s Virtual Sessions:
June 28, 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET + July 19, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET

Trista Murphy: Make-A-Wish America, VP and Chief Integrated Fundraising Officer

Trista is most excited to speak to young professionals about: The impact that they can have while working in the non-profit industry. Either working at an agency in support organizations or working directly for at an organization, the work we do each day supports missions that are changing the world.

Trista’s Virtual Sessions:
June 13, 10:30 – 11:30 AM ET + July 18, 10:30 – 11:30 AM ET

Joanne Wilson: The Humane Society of the United States, Vice President, Advancement Operations

Joanne is most excited to speak to young professionals about: How to go from an intern who didn’t know what “development” was to … here!

Joanne’s Virtual Sessions:
June 12, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET + July 11, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET