Project Grow

Growing Women Leaders

Project Grow is a unique partnership between the Pass The Torch For Women Foundation and Strada Education Network committed to mentoring women college students to achieve their goals for higher education and career advancement. Project Grow encourages educational success and teaches the how-to’s of building strategic relationships and honing leadership skills. The end result of these efforts will be a group of women who persist to graduation, successfully transition to the workforce, and grow their careers.

Elements of Project Grow:

Nurturing Mentoring Relationships: Participants will have access to a rolodex of impressive mentors, allowing them to gain knowledge for personal and professional development. 

Women’s Leadership Skills Building: In addition, eight leadership skills building modules will also be taught by an PTTFW affiliated instructor. Each module is around two hours in length and participants will receive a binder of materials and create an individualized action plan.

“Building Blocks of Mentoring” Module

“Grow Your Network and Expand  Your Career” Module

“Building Confidence and Navigating Your Career” Module

“Professional Networking Etiquette” Module

Resume Building and Professional Headshot Workshop

Best Version of Yourself Open House

Financially Fit Workshop with Fifth Third Bank

Stress Management Workshop

Building Authenticity and Confidence Workshop







A special thank you to Annie Kearns Davoren
, Independent Research Consultant,

who has collected and analyzed key findings from our Project Grow program!


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Interested in participating in Project Grow?
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Studies prove that organizations are more successful if they have diversity within their group top decision-makers.


There is a need for strategies and tools to grow a diverse group of women leaders.


Leadership skills training and mentoring relationships are key to bringing more women into top positions.

Watch The Project Grow Series
of Interviews