City Hive kick-starts Cross Company Mentoring Scheme to develop female talent

Programme offers nine months of mentoring

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Bev Shah, chief executive of City Hive
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Bev Shah, chief executive of City Hive

City Hive has started its inaugural Cross Company Mentoring Scheme, in association with Investment Week’s Women in Investment Awards, which focuses on helping women progress across the industry.

A total of 20 mentors have now been matched with 20 mentees in the fully supported nine-month scheme. Mentors and mentees were paired up based on skills, experience and programme goals. City Hive began the programme with two webinars focusing on guidance for mentors and coaching for mentees. They will now be guided throughout the scheme to ensure maximum impact from the mentor/mentee relationship. City Hive said it had three times the final number of mentee applications from women across 54 firms. Applicants come from roles across a number of organisations.   The scheme is supporte...

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