NASHVILLE, Feb. 9, 2016—eMentor has been selected as a winner of’s 2016 Leadership Excellence Award for Best Mentoring Program. eMentor was ranked fifth among all mentoring programs and was the top nonprofit mentoring program in the country. This marks the third time in as many years that eMentor has been ranked among the best in the Leadership Excellence Awards.

“We are humbled to be selected for a 2016 Leadership 500 Excellence Award,” said eMentor Program Director Erica Hemmy. “Everything we do is made possible only because of our dedicated volunteer mentors and the support of our partners and sponsors.”

The eMentor Program, powered by parent organization AcademyWomen, promotes professional and personal growth by creating and fostering dynamic, specific, web-based mentoring communities.

Erica Hartless

Program Director


AcademyWomen is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 2003 as a leadership and professional development organization that is now powering the eMentor Leadership Program for past, current and future female officers, uniformed men, enlisted servicewomen/veterans and military spouses.