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The 50ft Women mentoring network

Our mentors provide the time, expertise, and encour­agement needed to share exper­iences, gain knowledge and acquire skills bene­ficial to the mentees pro­fes­sional devel­opment. They give their mentees the oppor­tunity to ask questions, explore options, set goals and devise action-plans, and to help them develop the clarity, con­fidence and ability they need to tackle their pro­fes­sional chal­lenges head-on. Some of our past and present mentors include:

 

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Coreene Archer
Operations Manager, The Tavistock Institute

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Rohini Bajekal
Consultant, Hanover Communications

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Amanda Boyle
CEO, Bloom VC

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Rachel Briggs 
Director, Hostage UK and Research and Policy Director, Institute for Strategic Dialogue


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Aurelie Broeckerhoff
Academic Writer, Institute of Community Cohesion


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Lila Caballero
Head of Projects, Counterpoint


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Kira Cochrane
Features Writer, The Guardian


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Victoria Collis
Managing Director, River Path Associates


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Joan Christmas
Career Management Consultant

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Claire Coulier
Programme Manager, RSA


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Ursula Davies
Product and Operations Lead, photofoundation

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Roisin Donachie
Head of European Affairs, Kingfisher PLC

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Mary Fitzgerald 
Editorial Campaigner, Avaaz


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Karen Freyer 
Managing Director, New Deal of the Mind


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Emma Gasson
Creative Director, ThinkPublic


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Alex Glennie 
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Public Policy Research


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Alison Harvie 
External Affairs Manager, The Young Foundation


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Camilla Holroyd
Special Needs Teacher

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Razia Iqbal
Special Correspondent, BBC News


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Kriti Kapila 
Lecturer in Social Anthropology and Law, King’s India Institute


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Charmian Love 
Chief Executive, Volans


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Isabel Lucena 
International Officer, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

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Professor Henrietta L. Moore 
William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

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Cassie Robinson 
Co-founder, The Point People


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Rose Schreiber
Consultant, Cubitt Consulting


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Sabine Selchow 
Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science

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Anna Swaithes
Head of Water and Food Security Policy, SABMiller


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Rebecca Walton
Director of Partnerships and Business Development, British Council


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Zoe Williams
Columnist, The Guardian

 

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