Be mentored by four experienced and supportive WACL leaders

Two women speakers at WACL Gather event May 2019
Two women talking to each other at a WACL event
WACL Gather 2019, Kings Place, London. 23May2019, ©BronacMcNeill

Our Talent Mentoring Programme is a national initiative that involves over 100 WACL members gifting their time to support the next generation of female leaders.

The mentoring provides mentees the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the UKs most experienced insightful and inspiring women, sharing with utter candour and experience their own personal experiences and life lessons. The Mentors provide professional and emotional support as well as an independent perspective that is invalable in helping mentees navigate the challenges they are facing and helping them fulfil their potential. It is a brilliant example of women lifting up other women, at many different points in their career. This programme is open to women across the country irrespective of their seniority.

Hear some of the stories of our mentees

Who are the mentors?

Around 100 WACL members volunteer their time to mentor on this programme. Past mentors have included Fiona Parashar, Lisa Thomas, Rania Robinson, Amelia Torode and many other high profile women working in advertising and communication.

How does the programme work?

When you apply, you will be matched with 4 mentors and will meet each of them once, for one hour, making a total of four monthly sessions.

Can I choose my mentors?

No, we will match you with four women whose experience and expertise we think will be relevant to you.

Does the programme run all year?

We run two series of mentoring each year, one from September to December and the other from March to June. Booking for the March-June programme will be open shortly.

How much does it cost?

The cost of the programme is £100, or £50 for sole traders.

What happens to the profit you make from the mentoring programme?

All the profits from the mentoring programme are given to charity – either NABs or the WACL Talent Awards.

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