Women in STEM
Mentorship for women in STEM to up-skill in Data Science, AI, and Programming
6 weeks - Fully digital - Up to 8 hours of mentorship
The 'FemmeForward: Women in STEM Mentorship Program' is designed by leading Women in Tech initiatives in the Nordics to empower women to gain the confidence, tech skills, and network they need to advance their careers with purpose in the STEM field.
With 6 weeks of fully digital sessions, up to 8 hours of individualized mentorship, and access to our team of expert mentors, you'll gain the knowledge and skills you need to upskill in data science and artificial intelligence, and use innovative technology, negotiate a higher salary and build the strategies to engineer the future in tech and finance.
We believe that women in Tech & Finance deserve a seat at the table.
Why FemmeForward Mentorship
For a vibrant career in STEM, mentorship remains the chute that will get you up and flying ahead of the crowd. Get assigned to a mentor suitable for you and you’ll be amazed by the support, learning, and enjoyment you get out of the process of conquering STEM. Because each female that makes a leap forward brings our society closer to eliminating the gender gap in STEM.
Why You Should Join
Research shows countless proven benefits of mentorship programs. For instance:
Mentees are promoted five times more often than those not in a mentoring program;
One particular study found that employees participating in a mentoring program were more likely to receive a salary grade change than the employees not participating;
Considering that 97 percent of individuals with a mentor find the experience valuable, the arrangement is clearly beneficial.
👨🔧👩🔧Mentorship from an individually assigned tech & finance expert for 6 weeks
💭Weekly mentorship session of 45min with your individual mentor
👩💻Bi-weekly ‘Forward’ sessions hosted by one of our guests on the power of AI, data, confidence, inclusion, and negotiation skills
🤓Insights on how to use Data Science, Programming (R, Python, SQL), and Artificial Intelligence to solve business problems
Weekly mentorship session of 45-60min with your individual mentor
Weekly Forward Session
Weekly ‘Forward’ sessions hosted by one of our guests on the power of AI, data, confidence, inclusion and negotiation skills
Insights how to use Data Science, Programming (R, Python, SQL) and Artificial Intelligence to solve business problems
Mentorship from an individually assigned STEM expert for 6 weeks
What is the ‘Femme Forward’ mentorship program?
The mission of the Femme Forward mentorship program is to elevate women in technology and finance through confidence building, education and training in Data Science, AI, and innovative Technology to close the gender gap in these industries and promote diversity and inclusion.
FemmeForward aims to achieve women’s empowerment which is integral to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in 2015.
The Femme Forward mentorship program is specifically designed to provide mentorship and guidance to individuals, with a focus on elevating and upskilling women in the tech and finance industry. Within the mentorship program, mentees gain access to role models and leaders from the Tech & Finance sector.
Through the program, mentees learn to harness the power of Data Science, AI and new technology to gradually become leaders who can pave the road towards a sustainable future.
2. Who is the target group for this program
The program is open to women from Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Island) who are looking to up-skill in Data Science, AI and new technology to become leaders in their field.
3. How does the mentee-mentor matching work?
We take into account the mentee's preferences and background to find the best match with a mentor who is an expert in tech or finance and has over 5+ years of experience.
4. Who are the mentors?
Our mentors are experts in their field and have over 5+ years of experience from diverse backgrounds. They are renowned technology or finance leaders.
5. Costs and Benefits
The launch round of our mentorship Program will be completely free of charge. We ask for a voluntary contribution if you are satisfied with the outcomes and value! The mentorship is free of charge but we do charge a EUR50 no show fee in case >1 bi-weekly session has been missed to protect the valuable time of our mentors.
6. The schedule
You will meet with your mentor once a week. Additionally we will have 6 ‘Forward’ sessions hosted by experts in Tech & Finance who share their unique success stories with you.
Terms & Conditions
All participants must agree to maintain confidentiality and not reveal the name, brand, or logo of the 'FemmeForward: Women in Tech & Finance Mentorship Program' to any third party without written consent.
Participants must attend all online sessions and complete assigned tasks to receive mentorship.
Participants must comply with all program policies and procedures as outlined in the mentorship program's materials.
The mentorship program reserves the right to terminate a participant's enrollment if they violate any terms and conditions outlined in these terms and conditions.
Mentorship program materials and content are proprietary and confidential. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of any materials is strictly prohibited.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the mentorship program.
By participating in the program, participants agree to have their name, image, and testimonials used for promotional purposes by the mentorship program.
The mentorship program reserves the right to modify or discontinue the program at any time without notice.
The mentorship program will not be held responsible for any losses or damages incurred by participants as a result of participating in the program.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between the mentorship program and the participant and supersedes any prior understanding or representation.