The Frasier Global Mentorship Program

The Frasier Global Mentorship Program offers ASU College of Global Futures students and professional sustainability practitioners the opportunity to engage in an insightful mentorship experience. College of Global Futures students will be paired with sustainability professionals from international or globally focused organizations.

ASU College of Global Futures students

Students will learn how professionals accomplish their sustainability goals in political, economic and social contexts, while developing their own professional skills in preparation for entering the global workplace.

The program will culminate in an immersive travel experience, providing the student mentees the opportunity to participate in an approved ASU international experience or visit their mentor on site.

Mentorship program participation overview

If you are a prospective student participant, please review the Student Mentee section for more information on eligibility requirements and application information. If you are a prospective mentor, please review the Frasier Global Mentors section for more information to get started.

Student mentee

Benefits of being a mentee

  • Form a personal connection with a practicing sustainability professional, learn how they accomplish their sustainability goals in a rapidly changing global environment.
  • Gain career insight from a sustainability practitioner, learn from their experience and ask questions about the industry.
  • Participate in a professional site visit, experience a sustainability career first-hand and leverage the opportunity to interact with other sustainability leaders and organizations.

Mentorship program timing and commitment

  • Student mentees should have the capacity to engage in person or by videoconference with mentors 3-4 times over the course of the academic year (Aug – May).
  • Selected participants must be responsive and ready to represent ASU and CGF in a highly professional manner.
  • Travel (expenses paid by program) details and dates to be determined once matched with a mentor.
  • Students are responsible for planning and booking travel arrangements under the guidance of FGMP program manager and College of Global Futures Business Office.
  • Participants will schedule a career advising appointment with CGF Career Development Specialist and participate in at least two Careers Going Forward events.
  • Upon completion of the program, students are expected to participate in a public presentation of their experience.


  • College of Global Futures degree-seeking student at the junior/senior level OR graduate level.
  • Preferably, with one year left in the program until graduation.
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA, 3.3 to 3.49 considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Availability to enroll and participate in an online mentorship course via Canvas.
  • Demonstrated interest in professional development opportunities, ability to conduct oneself professionally by email, phone, videoconference and in person.
  • Valid passport (or willingness to obtain one at personal expense if needed), ability to travel domestically or internationally for up to one week for an on-site visit.

Selection process

Participants will be selected on the basis of:

  • Quality of application materials (including essay questions & professional representation on LinkedIn)
  • ASU GPA and graduation date
  • Interest overlap with available mentors
  • Final selection will be based on interview with FGMP program manager, with input from potential mentors

Application process

Complete Google form for general application – link will go live in August for academic year participation.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Frasier Global mentors

Benefits of being a mentor

  • Provide your professional insight and experience to the next generation of sustainability leaders.
  • Gain a fresh perspective and new ideas from passionate students.
  • Collaborate with the College of Global Futures and the world’s largest sustainability faculty on speaking engagements, workshop courses, student projects, or other opportunities.
  • Mentors will be recognized for their time and contributions by ASU’s College of Global Futures.

Mentorship program timing and commitment

  • Mentors should have the capacity to engage in person or by videoconference with mentees 3-4 times over the course of the academic year (Aug – May).
  • Mentors should be able to advise students on industry related conferences they may be able to participate in, or help support an in person site visit at their organization.
  • The College of Global Futures will facilitate connections between the mentor and mentee. Student mentees are responsible for corresponding with and coordinating meetings with their mentors.
  • Mentors are invited to participate in the end of year student presentations in April.

Site visit

The program supports travel related expenses for students to either:

  • Attend and participate in a global futures focused ASU Global Intensive Experience, which are courses that incorporate travel to international sites that are the focus of study during the semester. Travel is usually one week over spring break, or up to two weeks in May.
  • Visit their mentor on-site for a job shadow type experience.

Program outcomes

Student mentees will share their learning experience with the ASU and public community through virtual or in person presentations.

Application process

Interested in serving as a mentor? Email Allison Gray for more details.


Contact Allison Gray
Coordinator Sr., Alumni & Employer Relations
College of Global Futures
Arizona State University
[email protected]

Frasier Global Mentorship Program Alumni

Thank you

We want to extend a thank you to our previous mentors:


LeRoy Hollenbeck – Freeport McMoRan

Ayla Kiser – Johnson & Johnson

Brandon Suchan – Summit Strategy Group

Kristen Efurd – Green America

Chris Fenwick – OneTrust 

Debbie Namugayi – VOX Global

Cameron Childs – Nike

Michael Izzo – Hines

Michael Hwang – Intel

Amanda Ellis – Executive Director, Hawaii and Asia-Pacific, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Melissa Merrick – Aspiration 

Vance Merolla – Colgate Palmolive

Allison DeGeorge – Persefoni 

And the following sustainability student mentees:


Richard Hauck – MSUS 

Evan Cobey – MSUS 

Kadison Willis – BA Sustainability

Jui Chieh Chen – MSUS

William Weisler – MSL

Amy Hill – MSL

Erin Epel – BS Sustainability

Kelsey Ouellette – MSUS

Brittney Dales – MSL

Catelyn Nieves – BA Sustainability

Riley Barlett – BS Sustainability

Rebeca Rodriguez – MSUS

Jake Swanson – MS Sustainability

Maria Rotunda – MSL

Natalie Brown – BA Sustainability

Jenna Curran – BA Sustainability

Ana Walters – BS Sustainability

Bryan Leyba – MSUS

2021: Caitlin Moore, Trevor Harper, Kiley Rath, Elizabeth Quigley, Amanda Kiviaho, Paulina Gestner, Nathalia Ross, Ali Brinjak-Gray, Lee Weber, Carla Duncan, Nicole Ferriolo, Mario Singh, Emma Goethe

2020: Hind Ayache, Kathryn Rominger, Normalinda Enas Sidney, Siobhan Lyons, Brandon Suchan, Katie Lane, Alexandra Hill, Melissa Merrick, Miguel Barajas, Mia Czarnecki, Samantha Hollinshead, Yaritza Hernandez Gil, Jacob Wagner, Andrew Kennedy, Jackson Schiefelbein, Sakshi Hegde, Chloé Billingsley

2019: Cecilia Knaggs, Erica Kriner, Emma Zuber, Anna Bartholomew, Sarah Williams, Brian Boyle, Allyson DiSera, James Labelle, Sage Hanson, Mackenzie Agosta, Maryam Abdul Rashid, Emily Piesens, Jessica Bristow