Flourish Together CIC support women to create the change they see needed in communities. They run an annual ‘Mentor-a-thon’ – a 12 hour mentoring marathon, where diverse women changemakers with broad experience across sectors, industries and communities come together in mini sounding board groups to help others trouble shoot a current challenge they are facing with a project, business or organisation.
It supports mentors to develop their problem solving and mentoring skills as well as offers intensive consultancy, connection brokering and personal development opportunities for women changemakers who are looking to develop or grow a social venture. People are fully briefed and supported about what to expect if invited to take part following their application. The mentor-a-thon takes place on 11 July and ongoing mentoring support to those who are offered support takes place over a 6-9 month period after that.
Who is this aimed at?
Women creating positive social change: Are you looking for support, connections, feedback and opportunities to personally develop or grow a project, business or organisation? Founders, managers, people with ideas or people seeking to scale, can access support from an independent and supportive group of fellow change makers who have experience, connections and know how. Plus there is also the opportunity to gain a cash award of £200- £500 to invest in personal development or your venture and benefit from a period of ongoing mentoring support.
Women who are interested or able to mentor others: Have you been there and bought the T-shirt when it comes to developing a wide range of skills which can help support women creating social change? Flourish support experienced Social Entrepreneurs, Marketeers, Finance Managers, Operations Managers, VCSE sector board members/trustees, Social Value Specialists, Commissioners, Enterprise Coaches and Leaders across public, private and community sectors, who would like to get more actively involved in supporting others to create positive social change through mentoring or would like to manage the pro-bono support they offer.
If you would like to know more or to request an application form email: [email protected] Completed applications must be submitted by 30 June 2018.