Women In Animation is accepting applications for their 2015-2016 Mentorship Program — mentor and mentee applications can be submitted online until September 13, 2015. Designed to empower, educate and support mentees by increasing their industry knowledge and access to information through relationships with experienced professionals, the WIA Mentorship Program is open to all WIA members.
The 2015-2016 program will run for seven months, from October 2015 through April 2016. During this time, entry and mid-level professionals will be paired with industry veterans to develop career objectives and devise strategies for reaching their goals.
“Mentoring is one of the principles at the heart of WIA’s mission and vision, and we look forward to furthering our goal to foster leadership and encourage women to achieve their professional goals,” says WIA Co-President Kristy Scanlan, The Mentorship Committee is spearheaded by Scanlan and committee chair Kaaren Lee Brown, “The pilot year of the program was a tremendous success, and we are thrilled to expand our program this year to welcome more pairings and to help more women in their efforts to succeed in our industry,” adds Brown.
Visit the WIA website for more information and to apply online.