Mentor and mentee talking

Is mentorship for you?

One of the mentors in our programme recently said that mentorship is a game changer. That is a big statement for a learning process that usually takes place outside of the 40-hour workweek and crosses from professional into personal development. Might this be a game changer for you too? Mentorship is not only for mentees.…

Mentor Olga and mentee Sofia

The importance of having a mentor

We often think about mentorship as a unidirectional, top-down relationship where the mentor talks and teaches, while the mentee listens and takes notes. This hasn’t been the case for Sofia Yang, MSc research alumni in Communication Science and now a freelance consultant in Indonesia – and her experienced mentor Olga Martens-Stuurman, director of the Work…