online event; only open to Mentors in Writing 360
Come bond with your fellow mentors at the Writing 360 Mentor Midyear Training while taking a deeper dive into Wellness & DEI. Exchange valuable tips with each other to strengthen your pair relationship and realign on program requirements.
You won’t want to miss this awesome opportunity to get to know one another better!
Sheena Daree Miller (she/they) is a writer based between Brooklyn and South Florida. Her writing has been published, or is forthcoming, in Ms. Magazine, The Rumpus, Zone 3 Press, Split Lip Magazine, Autostraddle, Taco Bell Quarterly and elsewhere. Their writing has graciously been supported by The Seventh Wave, Aspen Words, Columbia Journalism School, and St. Nell’s Humor Writing Residency for Ladies. Sheena was a 2021 Margolis Award finalist and the recipient of the Dave Family Humor Studies Award. In her faculty development role at The New School, she facilitates workshops and develops resources to support both new and returning instructors in teaching for equity and inclusion. She is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisor for Girls Write Now.
Andrea Plasko is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who worked in the south Bronx in a charter high school, as well as in private practice part-time through both BetterHelp and Talkspace online platforms. Previously, Andrea worked in outpatient mental health clinics and both elementary and middle schools. Andrea recently relocated to Hawaii where she is in private practice. She has been a Wellness Advisor at Girls Write Now for many years.
Writing 360 Mentees & Mentors are required to attend one Writing 360 Saturday Workshop per month. Of course, you can always attend two workshops in a month if you’d like!