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Review for Getmagic Corporation, San Jose, CA, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

GetMagic is centered in California. My understanding is that a long-term goal is to expand to other regions of the U.S. I tried unsuccessfully in 2010 to engage potential mentors in Iowa (my home state). I contacted several female professionals (engineers and professors) but could not get them to commit to mentoring young girls.

Unfortunately, Iowa does not have the industrial base that California has, so the pool of potential mentors is quite small to begin with.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Please see above.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Try and engage more mentors.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?


How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

Will you tell others about this organization?


How did you learn about this organization?

I was asked to serve as a board member by the founders of the organization.

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

To reach out to a more geographically diverse group of girls.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Board Member & Participate in board meetings.