The Mentoring for Diversity programme is for experienced directors who have the goal of achieving a non-executive board appointment to a NZX-listed or large company board.
Since the programme launched in 2012, 74% of our past mentees have secured a role on a large board.
Successful applicants are matched with a senior director or board chair for a year-long programme of one-to-one mentoring (usually 6-8 sessions).
The coaching and advice will help you:
During the year-long programme we hold four networking and knowledge-sharing events. This is a opportunity to connect with other mentees and hear from governance experts.
Applications for the 2021/22 Mentoring for Diversity programme close on 22 April 2021.
We invite applications based on diversity under the areas of: disability, gender, orientation, ethnicity, culture, age, skill, thinking or experience.
Successful applicants should also:
For full eligibility criteria, see the application website.
The Mentoring for Diversity programme made me appreciate the benefits of a diverse board in terms of robust decision making
See a list of all past mentees on the Mentoring for Diversity programme