Women in Industry Advisory Council

WQA WIN Mentoring Program


Apply to participate in WQA’s Women in Industry “WIN” Mentoring Program. The program is looking for both mentee and mentor applicants.

Application Deadline for the 2019 WQA WIN Mentoring Program is Friday, May 17.


WIN Mentoring Program Mission

To embolden personal and professional growth of women professionals in water, by fostering
 an exchange of knowledge, experience, and advice
, furthering the entire drinking water treatment industry. 

WQA’s WIN Mentoring Program facilitates mentoring relationships, along with the opportunity for all program participants to form an exclusive cohort, learning from one another.


Who can apply? This program is designed for women in the water treatment and filtration industry. Mentors can be male or female. Participants must be WQA members.


Is there a program fee? No. There is no fee for participants, either mentees and mentors. All participants are requested to attend the 2019 WQA Leadership Conference Sept. 9-11 in San Antonio and the 2020 WQA Convention April 1-3 in Orlando.


How long is the program? The mentoring program will run from June 2019 through April 2020.


How do I apply to be a mentor or mentee? Complete the survey below. Please select either the mentor or mentee survey.


Apply to be a Mentor

Apply to be a Mentee


Additional Information:

Mentee Guide

Mentor Guide

Mentee Goals Worksheet

2019 WQA WIN Mentoring Program Tentative Timeline


Reminder: The call for 2019 applications ends Friday, May 17.  Mentoring program administrators will review all mentor and mentee applications and contact you directly using the email address provided in the application. If you have any questions, please contact Kathleen Fultz.

About the Women in Industry Advisory Council

Women in Industry Advisory Council will help advise members and member companies on hot topics within the female workforce pool while building enthusiasm for new women to enter the industry and participate in a broader WIN network.

Join the Women in Industry Advisory Council to:

  1. Provide information and data regarding female workforce trends to member companies.
  2. Develop insights and recommendations for training and knowledge opportunities requested by the female workforce.
  3. Develop and maintain a mentoring model whereby women in the industry can gain valuable insight, make crucial industry connections and have a positive impact on the industry.
  4. Create buzz and engagement for female professionals at WQA events and participating shows.
  5. Develop a farm team of women for WQA volunteer opportunities such as task forces, committees, sections and Board of Directors.

A new call for volunteers will go out in January 2020.