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Oregon Pride in Business (ORPIB) proudly announces the Mentorship Program to foster encouraging environments where mentors and mentees can take their business to the next level through sharing, assisting, and coaching.

This 6-week program will provide a cohort of mentees an instant connection with experienced mentors who can coach/assist them and share their experience in building and nurturing a new business. It also gives mentors leadership opportunities to serve the LGBTQ+ entrepreneur community and strengthen its unity. The ORPIB mentorship program will foster encouraging environments where peer mentors provide assistance and information and share experiences with the mentorship program participants. 

It is completely free to participate in the Mentorship Program.

Apply today and we'll let you know as soon as we have dates for our first 2024 session!

Mentorship Fall 2023 Instructors


Michael Jonas (he/him)

Business Formation Overview

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Leticia Lares (she/her)

Business Plan and Loan Readiness


Jon-Michael Kowertz (we/us/ours)

Business Startup and Entrepreneurship 


Oscar Novelo (he/him)

Access to Capital

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Richard Rainbolt (he/him)

Best Practices for Accounting and Taxes


Sarah Giffrow (she/her)

Online Marketing 101

Thanks to sponsor Doordash, for providing lunches for our Mentees!

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