"I've always taken up any opportunity to help others, so when I found the Data Mentorship Program back in May of 2021 I was excited to be a part of a data-focused mentorship program.  The 1-1 mentorship is essential, but I personally have found a lot of value in the additional events the Data Mentorship Program put together.  It's an excellent opportunity to give back and learn a bit yourself!"

Data Mentorship Program 2022 Mentor

 

BEING A MENTOR

We are looking for experienced professionals (with a minimum of 3 years of work experience and/or a graduate degree) who are currently working in data and are willing to donate at least 10% of their time every month to our Data Mentorship Program. You can register to be a mentor here. 

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A MENTOR AT DATA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM?

At DMP, a mentor is considered as someone who is able to coach a mentee, train them, and provide resources to help the mentee reach their professional goals. 

We will be providing training and resources for the first-time mentors. We also require you to keep a check on your mentee's progress and report back any wins or concerns. 

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WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER MENTORING?

1. Mentorship allows you to give back to the community by uplifting others.


2. Mentorship is a great way to improve your leadership skills, gain recognition, and positively influence others.


3. Mentoring provides a sense of fulfillment.

WHAT ARE OUR EXPECATIONS FROM A MENTOR?

  1. Value the mentee as a person;

  2. Develop mutual trust and respect;

  3. Maintain confidentiality;

  4. Listen to both to what is being said and how it is being said;

  5. Help the mentee solve their own problem.

  6. Focus on the mentee's development.

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"I think what I liked most about my mentor was that she was a perfect sounding board for someone like me who was unconfident about succeeding in a new industry. She helped me separate anxiety from the truth, and that was ultimately the biggest barrier I placed in front of myself."

Data Mentorship Program 2021 Mentee