Selection Criteria

What we look for in mentees…

Mentees must be businesswomen, entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs or NGO leaders with:

  • A minimum of 10-20 years of experience in a professional setting and at least 5-7 years working in her existing organization/business
  • A business/organization with a minimum annual sales turnover/annual operating budget of at least US$ 100,000 and a maximum annual turnover of US$ 5 million
  • Decision-making authority within their organization (i.e., they should be the CEO/president/managing director/owner/founder, etc.)

What we look for in Global Ambassadors…

Global Ambassadors (mentors) can come from diverse organizational backgrounds, but must:

  • Have at least 15 years of senior leadership experience
  • Have the capacity to serve as a mentor, share thought leadership and executive coaching on issues such as strategic planning, financial planning and management, marketing and communications, partner and funder strategy, and team development and management
  • Provide tools to accelerate a mentee’s leadership path