Rise announces partners and mentoring programme for 2023

On International Women’s Day, we are thrilled to announce our partners for 2023/2024 – and launch applications for our award-winning mentoring programme in the UK, Europe, North America, Singapore and ANZ regions.

Building on the phenomenal success of the last two years, we are excited to see the continuous growth of our global reach and in 2023 delivering the sixth annual mentoring scheme in the United Kingdom, fourth in Singapore, third in North America and the second year for its mentoring schemes in North and Central Europe and ANZ. 

Rise Mentoring is a free, six-month programme to support women working in, or aspiring to work in the broadcast media technology sector specifically within the areas of engineering, technical operations, sales, marketing and business development. Applications are welcome from women who are working full time, part time or freelance and of any age group above the age of 18. Applications for all schemes open today and close on 14 April 2023. All programmes run for 6 months from May – November 2023.

These programmes are only made possible thanks to the kind support of our industry partners, and Rise is delighted to announce its current industry partners and partnerships for 2023/24 as:

The 2023 Rise Mentoring programme sees a variety of experienced broadcast media technology sector industry representatives, at a diversity of levels of seniority, ready to offer tailored expertise, knowledge and guidance to our mentees helping to achieve and identify their career goals.

Its mentees benefit from a range of multiple programmes of work and support including one-to-one mentoring contact with their pairing, monthly mentee group meetings, peer-to-peer support from fellow mentees, and access to regular face-to-face industry networking events and training sessions. 

“We are delighted to announce the 2023 mentoring programme and to be delivering a significant amount of schemes globally again this year. We know that the support and significant investment provided through the programme is needed to encourage and help women to boost their confidence, thrive and reach their potential and succeed in our industry. 

“I would like to thank the incredible generosity of all of our partners, which enables us to bring our programmes of work to women in the industry across six regions. Together we can collectively make a difference and reach our ambition of a gender balanced and diverse workforce.” 

Sadie Groom, founder of Rise

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Mentee applications open from 8 March, with the closing date extended to 21 April 2023. To find out more and apply, visit our mentoring section

Sponsorship for the mentoring schemes and Rise’s other activities are still available.  To find out more and to discuss how you can get involved, please contact Rise Chair, Nicki Fisher on nicki@risewib.com