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The Laval Entrepreneur Mentor Program provides students from all disciplines the opportunity to build impactful relationships with Central Valley business leaders.

Through weekly forums, EMP students have access to lessons and insights of successful, local entrepreneurs. Students gain professional experience and networking know-how through social gatherings, skill-development opportunities and behind-the-scenes tours of some of the Central Valley’s most successful businesses.

Students in the Laval Entrepreneur Mentor Program are matched one-on-one with a mentor that best suits their area of interest. However, participants have access to all mentors, with an opportunity to receive guidance for years after they graduate from the program.


Photo of Dr. Timothy StearnsThe Laval Entrepreneur Mentor Program is a national model for building skills that rapidly accelerates students into the realm of entrepreneurship.

- Dr. Timothy Stearns








berthaThe Laval Entrepreneur Mentor Program pushes students to think beyond what they imagined could be accomplished, and encourages an entrepreneurial mindset. 

    - Bertha Flores, Mentee Coordinator 




Chris Fide, Mentor Coordinator The Claude Laval Entrepreneur Mentor Program connects business-minded students with influential business owners and entrepreneurs in the local community.  The best part of the program is that we all learn from one another, students and mentors alike. 

     - Chris Fide, Mentor Coordinator 


 Alicia PorrasThe Laval Entrepreneur Mentor Program creates an entrepreneurial ecosystem where students can connect with like-minded individuals and build valuable soft skills. 

     - Alicia Porras, Media Director  







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