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Date

7 August, 2024
1pm - 2pm

Where

Online

Amara Sharif
Speaker
Amara Sharif
Job Title
Cross Company Allyship Programme Lead
Organisation
KPMG
Nick Ross
Speaker
Nick Ross
Job Title
CEO and Founder
Organisation
Guider
Naomi Boachie-Ansah
Speaker
Naomi Boachie-Ansah
Job Title
Digital Design Manager
Organisation
Clyde & Co
Chris Adcock
Speaker
Chris Adcock
Job Title
Managing Director, Technology
Organisation
Reed

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Curious about the true impact of mentoring?

Join us as we dive deep into the world of mentoring to separate fact from fiction. Our expert panel will share their experiences and insights on how mentoring can transform careers and personal growth. Whether you're considering implementing a mentoring programme in your organisation, becoming a mentor, looking for a mentor, or just interested in the topic, this webinar will provide valuable perspectives and practical advice.

Through dynamic discussions and real-life case studies, we'll explore the various forms of mentoring, learn how to establish and nurture effective mentoring connections and overcome common challenges. You will also discover if mentoring is the game-changer your company has been seeking and how it can contribute to long-term success.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain actionable insights and connect with like-minded professionals who understand the power of mentoring – this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools to harness its full potential.

The panel discussion will last approximately 45 minutes, and this will be followed by a Q&A session to answer any burning questions you may have.

Our panel

Amara Sharif, Cross Company Allyship Programme Lead, KPMG

Amara is a computer scientist turned diversity, equity and inclusion programme manager. She leads KPMG’s trailblazing Cross Company Allyship Programme (CCAP), a mentoring programme for the "global majority".

Prior to joining KPMG, Amara worked at a tier one investment bank running global IT programmes where she also chaired the firm’s Muslim Network that went on to span several countries under her leadership.

Aside from her day job, she is a self-published author who is passionate about increasing diversity in children’s literature. She has recently joined the board at the Museum of Homelessness as a trustee. In 2023, she scooped up the Asian Women of Achievements Award in the social and humanitarian category, a testament to her passion for all things diversity, equity and inclusion.

Nick Ross, CEO and Founder, Guider

Nick is the Founder and CEO of Guider, the world’s leading mentoring and peer-learning platform. He brings over a decade of experience in this space, a passion for learning and development and, having previously scaled an employee engagement platform, a core understanding of the need for bespoke software to modernise and transform learning and development (L&D).

Nick is also an accredited coach and mentor with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, combining both skill sets to create Guider.

Naomi Boachie-Ansah, Digital Design Manager, Clyde & Co

Naomi works for global law firm Clyde & Co as a Digital Design Manager where she leads a team in applying design thinking and human-centred design to digital learning experience solutions. She has a broad range of expertise in learning, graphic, multi-media and UX/UI design.

Prior to working for Clyde & Co, she worked in multimedia and digital learning development for King’s College London, spent a few years doing charity work and worked as an art director and graphic designer in retail marketing in the US.

As part of Naomi’s role at Clyde & Co, she led on the rollout and continued management of their global mentoring programme via Guider. Since launching their first general mentoring programme, she has supported the launch of reverse mentoring and partner-to-partner mentoring programmes.

Both inside and outside of work, Naomi has been involved in mentoring throughout the years and is passionate about the power it can have to change lives.

Chris Adcock, Managing Director - Technology, Reed

Chris has worked at Reed for over 18 years in several positions, from resourcer to managing director of technology. With most of his career focused on IT recruitment, he has opened offices, grown regions, and taken businesses through large transformations. Chris has a passion for people and their motivators and prides himself in leading a high-trust, high-performance culture.

Reed’s technology recruitment division also runs a women in technology mentoring programme. Established in 2019, this 2,500 member-strong community was created to support women in technology and transformation to achieve their goals, ambitions, and through partnership with employers, create better pathways into technology.