Frequently Asked Questions about the RBPF Experience

Is Reach Back, Pull Forward a residential camp?

No, the girls are expected to arrive on-time each morning and are dismissed at the end of the day.

What follow-up is available?

In addition to the intensive industry-immersion during the RBPF Experience, Mentees also develop lasting friendships with fellow Mentees and continued support from Mentors for a minimum of one year. Graduate Mentees are supported and encouraged to pursue higher education in their respective fields.

Do the girls have to get to the Experience venue on their own?

Yes, parents and/or guardians are responsible for transportation to and from a daily meeting point. Transportation to and from sessions held outside the meeting point is provided through the Experience.

How are the girls selected for participation?

Because the Experience is intentionally small, limited to no more than 10 girls, each girl completes an application and an interview. Criteria for selection are based on the Menteeā€™s demonstration of her passion and display of her talents.

Are meals included?

Yes, snacks and lunches are included with the Experience.