Who is Step Forward Academy?

Step Forward Academy's Co-Founder and Director, Ryan Wong shares the vision of why he started this nonprofit and the impact our program is having in the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

Our Mission

We provide mentorships and coaching to help people accomplish career goals.

How Does Step Forward Academy's Program Work?

Learn more about our flagship program designed to help individuals earn a living wage.

Are You Ready to Step Forward?

Become a Mentee


Ready to take the next step toward career development and achieving financial stability?


As a Step Forward Academy Mentee, we pair you with a Mentor who helps you develop a personalized plan designed to meet your career and financial goals.


Become a Mentor

Ready to encourage and enable another person’s professional and personal development?

When you become a Step Forward Academy Mentor, we match you with a Mentee who is eager and ready to take the next step toward achieving their dreams.

Being a Mentor is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling things you will ever do!

Become a Coach

Ready to share your expertise to help others succeed?

As a Step Forward Academy Coach, you will share your professional expertise and industry knowledge with our community of Mentors and Mentees.

Our Coaches support in a variety of ways such as teaching workshops and webinars on relevant topics including professional networking, resume-building, and best practices for job interviews.

Connect With Us

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Our Partners

Step Forward Academy is proud and grateful for the numerous community partners who support our program and refer people to us to become Mentees, Mentors, Coaches, and volunteers.

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"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another."
Proverbs 27:17