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Join the Programme

Joining Iswada

The Iswada Mentoring Program supports long term career planning by using an online platform to bring together young people and professionals from different industries.

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‘Your network is your net worth.’

Interested in joining the programme? Email the Iswada team at: info@iswada.org.uk

Iswada Mentors

Build tomorrows community of successful Somali professionals.

As a Iswada mentor, you have the power to inspire fresh ideas, motivate growth, and support young Somalis. Your wealth of knowledge and unique experience will help young Somalis maximise their potential and open their eyes to the opportunities and challenges they will face after their studies.

Iswada professionals create detailed user profiles capturing their area of work, career trajectory and other interests. Mentees learn about and request mentors based on Iswada profiles, and mentors choose to take on the individual(s) they feel they can best support. As an Iswada mentor you have the flexibility to design the format of your mentoring sessions and build relationships with your mentee based on methods that work best for you.

When you join Iswada as a mentor you create a network of mutually rewarding relationships that transform young Somalis into better leaders and motivate them to inspire the next generation of young Somalis.

For criteria to be mentor please click here.

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Iswada Mentees 
At the Iswada Mentoring Programme mentors and mentees form supportive relationships allowing the mentee to receive insight and connections that complement classroom learning experiences.

Iswada professionals create detailed user profiles capturing their area of work, career trajectory and other interests. As an Iswada mentee you can learn about and request mentors based on Iswada profiles, and then choose the mentor you believe can best support your career aspirations.

When you join Iswada as a mentee you gain valuable exposure to a network of professionals that are willing to share their own experiences and advice. Access to the Iswada network opens your eyes to the different types of careers and experiences available to you.

For criteria to be mentee please click here.