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Mentoring Program

  • Shape the leaders of tomorrow
  • Change someone’s world
  • Strengthen the lessons you’ve learned
  • Become a better leader

Become a Mentor!

Deadline to complete Mentor Interest form is November 11, 2022!


KIEH is currently seeking local and regional professionals to participate as mentors to help guide our participants. Help build a new generation of entrepreneurs!

What can I expect as a Mentor?

Mentor on-boarding process

Mentor Orientation
Mentor / Mentee Meet and Greet
Mentor : Mentee Matching
Mentor Training

Kern Inclusive Entrepreneurship Hub

KIEH is a newly established business development project operating in downtown Bakersfield. This project was launched by the Regional Disenfranchised Business Development Project (RDBDP), a partnership between 3C Capital Fund Inc. and the Northern California Black Chamber Presidents Association. KIEH’s unique approach to small business development will provide a better equipped entrepreneur prepared to launch and sustain a business enterprise. KIEH believes that a twelve-month development program will allow participants time to receive access to the various aspects of business operations through classroom learning, workshops and seminars, mentoring and coaching as well as community and regional networking opportunities. We believe that this program will set the standard for business development going forward.

Partners, Funders & Supporters

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