welcome to grad school femtoring

The Place for First-Gen BIPOCs to Prepare for Grad School and Beyond

Grad School Femtoring, LLC (GSF) is a podcast and academic coaching and consulting company aiming to demystify higher education, make academic knowledge accessible to wider audiences, and support first-generation Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in reaching their academic and personal goals through a compassionate and social justice informed lens.

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meet your Coach

Dra. Yvette Martínez-Vu

Grad School Femtoring was founded by Dra. Yvette Martínez-Vu. GSF offers weekly podcast episodes, individual and group academic coaching, as well as talks and workshops. Dra. Yvette is a first-gen disabled Chicana mother-scholar with thirteen years of academic and professional experience coaching, advising, and femtoring undergraduates.


Interested in Working With Me?

I offer free and paid services for BIPOC students of color and early career professionals who want to increase their confidence and learn concrete writing and planning skills in the form of my podcast, newsletter, individual and group coaching services, and workshops.


The GSF Academy

Learn the fundamentals of personal development and sustainable productivity


Coaching & Consulting

Helping those pursuing higher ed to achieve their academic and personal goals.


Workshops & talks

Speaking engagements on grad school, sustainable productivity, and personal development.

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The Grad School Femtoring Podcast

Dra. Yvette Martínez-Vu— a Chicana academic coach, consultant, and femtor— provides first-generation BIPOCs folks with knowledge about academia to help them prepare for graduate school and beyond.

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Grad School Femtoring Resource Kit

To get started and learn more, you can download a free copy of my 15-page Grad School Femtoring Resource Kit for first-gen BIPOC folks!

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