#BeMedigitalinclusion Mentoring Program: Dive into an immersive journey of 12 week mentorship, gaining insights from industry professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Navigate career pathways, refine skills, and build networks, equipping yourself for future success in STEM fields.

#BeMedigitalinclusion Programme, aims on raising the aspirations of one million global majority women and girls in STEM | AI | Web 3-related careers.

Academy Achievers is a non-profit organisation that focuses on working with children and young people aged 5 to 25 years old who are vulnerable, disaffected, disadvantaged, and have experienced real trauma. These individuals come from marginalised communities. We specialise in STEM and Web 3 activities, empowering our youth to become innovative, creative, and digitally equipped for the future of work.

Historically black women have been underrepresented in STEM courses at university as well as in STEM careers many women in the field struggle against the perception of working in a biased environment.

Join our team as a dedicated Mentor for Young Women aspiring to enter the fields of STEM. Empower future leaders, close the digital skills gap, share your expertise, and make a lasting impact.

As a volunteer Mentor for young Women in STEM Careers, your primary role is to provide personalised guidance and support to young women interested in pursuing STEM fields. You will offer advice, share experiences, and assist them in navigating their career paths STEM.

You will help to deliver our 12 weeks #BeMedigitalinclusion mentoring program to young women to help raise aspirations, develop key skills, confidence, and knowledge needed to succeed in STEM careers. Mentoring sessions will comprise 1-hour online sessions with small groups via Google meets or Zoom. Mentors will collaborate closely with Program coordinators, teachers’, other mentors, and the mentees themselves to ensure a supportive and enriching mentoring experience. Training and resources (mentoring presentations) will be provided.

What are we looking for?

  • Strong background in a STEM-related field such as computer science, engineering, or information technology.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Empathy and patience.
  • Experience in mentoring or coaching individuals, particularly young women, in educational or professional settings.
  • Knowledge of the STEM industry landscape.
  • Familiarity with mentorship best practices and strategies.
  • Ability to adapt mentoring approaches to meet the needs of diverse mentees.
  • Empathy and patience.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields.
  • Possession of a valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check or willingness to undergo the process.

Please apply on our Reach platform here: https://reachvolunteering.org.uk/opp/mentor-empower-young-women-stem-careers

Alternatively, please contact our team on: [email protected]