Women In Big Data India



Offered by the WiBD India Chapter

General Description The Gayatri Mentoring Program India aims to guide and nurture future leaders in tech. The objective is to offer the right platform for mentoring aspiring women by associating them with current leaders in the tech field. This program pairs a mentee with a mentor to focus on career advancement or transitions.

Logistics This is a 4 - 6 month virtual program. Mentors and mentees are expected to meet weekly.

  • Mentor: 1 hour weekly for first 3 months, then a minimum of 2 hours per month over the subsequent months
  • Mentee: 16-24 hours per week including self paced learning and interaction with mentor

Language and Time Zone This program will be conducted in English, and participants should be available to meet during India Standard Time (IST).

Program Offering Three cohorts will be formed for this mentoring program - convening in late March 2022, July 2022 and November 2022.

Mentee Eligibility This program is open to members of the WiBD India Chapter who have 3+ years of technology related employment experience and a break of a minimum of 1 year. They shouldn’t be employed when they join the program. This program is appropriate for anyone looking to restart their career within computational or data technology fields. Each cohort would have a minimum of 1 mentee but not more than 6.

Mentor Eligibility This program is open to members from any WiBD chapter.
Successful mentor candidates will have 12+ years experience and demonstrate strong technology skills along with good communication and interpersonal skills. There is a limit of 6 mentors per cohort.

Contact mentoring@womeninbigdata.org for more information.

Interested in joining this program - Click on the link to apply as either a MENTEE or MENTOR .

Not yet a WiBD Member but interested in this mentoring program?
Successful registration in this program will enroll you in Women in Big Data. Membership is free.