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WISE: Women in Search of Excellence Mentoring Program

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Women in Search of Excellence (WISE) Mentoring Program addresses the challenges facing women in higher education by fostering healthy relationships and providing support, guidance and encouragement to help women overcome obstacles and achieve personal, professional and academic growth.

WISE Mission

The mission of WISE is to empower women through professional and academic enrichment while improving self-esteem and self-advocacy.

WISE Students: 

  • Set academic, personal and career goals.
  • Learn how to make informed decisions.
  • Identify resources and pathways to successfully to achieve your goals.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with women in business and academia.
  • Develop leadership and self-improvement skills with support from your mentors.

WISE is open to any female student enrolled at NOVA-Woodbridge who is dedicated to the mission of the program. WISE activities and events are open to all academically eligible students, faculty and staff, without regard to race, gender, national origin or other characteristics.


Interested in joining WISE for the 2018-2019 academic Year? Applications are now open:

Contact Us

For more information, contact WISE@nvcc.edu