Revolutionizing Mentoring.

Reaching more students in less time for all teachable moments


What is WAM Academy?

At WAM Academy, we’re bridging the mentoring gap by connecting thousands of Black, Brown, and diverse learners with mentors passionate about helping shape the future. Our revolutionary platform features on-demand video storytelling that will motivate youth and teach them the skills to prosper. It’s what we like to call the “WAM mentor effect,”—and it’s changing young lives, one story at a time.
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Character Development Platform

WAM’s character development program is intended to provide guidance to students of diverse backgrounds by offering video content from an exclusive list of mentor speakers and interactive character-building activities.

proven results

Long Term Impact

The WAM Mentoring Effect unlocks endless possibilities for learners to achieve their full potential.

Reduced Suspension Rates


Less Likely to Skip Class or Be Truant


Less Likely to Engage in Substance Abuse


What Our Learners Gain

Empower Students

We help students build self-confidence, self-awareness, and the skills they need to succeed academically and personally.

Positive Outcomes

Our platform improves Black, Brown, and diverse students' outcomes; we like to call it the "WAM mentor effect." Our innovative approach to mentoring has been proven to have a transformative impact, with reduced suspension rates, better attendance, and a lower likelihood of substance abuse.

Accessible and Convenient

We provide easy access to mentoring services from anywhere, anytime, making it convenient for busy students, families, and educators.

Supportive Community

Our mentoring platform provides a supportive community of mentors, parents, and teachers committed to every student's success.

Regular Progress Updates

We keep parents and teachers informed about their students' progress with regular updates and performance reports, ensuring that everyone is working together to achieve success. No one is left out of the loop!

Our Thought Partners

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WAM Winter Academy

WAM Winter Academy is a remote character development program designed for Black, Brown, and diverse youth, ages 12-24, that runs from December through January. The program is unique in its focus on character development and social-emotional learning, allowing students to engage in facilitated conversations with diverse role models and peers that support their growth and development as individuals. By exploring important concepts related to personal growth and development and reflecting on their own experiences and beliefs, students can enhance their self-awareness, decision-making skills, and relationship-building abilities, ultimately preparing them for success in all areas of life.

Get in touch.

We would love to connect about how we can empower the next generation together. Send us a message to get started.

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