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Are you interested in mentoring? Experienced Deans or Directors from across the globe can participate in a 4-month mentoring scheme as part of GBSN’s Developing Deans program.

Who can be a Mentor?

Mentors are expected to:

  • Be a current or former dean or director
  • Have 5+ years of institutional leadership experience
  • Have an understanding of issues inherent to operating in a developing country

How do I Mentor?

Mentors will be assigned 1-2 mentees according to project topics and areas of expertise at the start of the program. Mentors will use online tools such as Skype and e-mail to provide guidance, advice and support to program participants. It is expected that Mentors commit at least 6 sessions over the course of 4 months for discussion and feedback with your assigned mentee. Mentors will be recognized at the GBSN 2018 Annual Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

What is the Time Commitment?

Mentors will be expected to commit a minimum of 6 sessions to supporting their mentee over the course of 4 months. The program runs from July 23, 2018 – November 9, 2018.

How do I Sign Up?

Interested mentors should send a 1-page letter of interest, which indicates areas of expertise, and CV to Stephanie Blochinger, Program Officer, sblochinger@gbsn.org by June 30, 2018.

Upon acceptance, Mentors will be required to sign a Mentoring Agreement acknowledging their commitment to the program.