“It was amazing to have that dedicated time and space with a professional Muslim woman who has been there and done that and really believed in me”– mentee
About the programme
Our flagship mentoring programme pairs successful mentee applicants with a Muslim woman mentor who holds experience in the mentee’s desired sector.
Together, participants work 1:1 over 6 months on their personal and professional development with the overall aim of supporting and advancing the mentee’s career goals and achievements.
“My mentee has shown immense change during our time together. It’s been an absolute pleasure to see”– mentor
“What an amazing initiative! So many wonderful, inspiring, kind women in one place.”– mentee
Alongside 1:1 mentoring sessions and belonging to a mentee community, mentees benefit from peer support, networking opportunities and 3 skills masterclasses to further their career development. These are delivered by Muslim women who are experts in their field. Some examples of masterclasses to date include:
- Building your personal brand
- Making networking work for you
- Leading with emotional intelligence.
Mentors receive initial training, peer support and networking sessions.
We are not currently open for applications. We intend to begin our next cycle of mentoring in July 2022, but this may be subject to change. Please subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news!
Eligibility: participants must be Muslim women living in the UK aged 18 or above.
Considerations: mentoring sessions and masterclasses will generally take place remotely as this is the best way for our small team to reach women across the UK.
For more information, read our mentoring programme guide.