Below you can apply for a mentor. Please note that you can send a maximum of 5 applications.
Mentor Short Bio & Description Please describe your ideal mentee.

Aastha Sahni


Lead Instructor- CyberSecurity
Flatiron School

Mentor Role: Tech Leader, Coach

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Personal Growth, Public Speaking

Primary Skills:
Identity Management, SailPoint, Splunk, SQL Information Security Audit

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Short Bio:
Aastha is currently working as the Lead CyberSecurity Instructor in Flatiron School. Since the time she started her master’s program in Information Security Master's program she has been connecting the dots and moving ahead. Aastha has worked in IAM, Vulnerability Management and SIEM domain with an overall 5 years experience in CyberSecurity. She has started her own educational Initiative CyberPreserve to provide training, resume assessments and career guidance in CyberSecurity to Security Enthusiasts.
My ideal mentee:
They should be curious, passionate, and ready to be lifelong learners with a desire to troubleshoot issues while learning. This will make them a successful CyberSecurity Professional.

Abhi Morjaria


Senior Global Marketing Manager
Ingram Micro Cloud

Mentor Role: Tech Leader, Management Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Business, Marketing and Branding

Primary Skills:
AWS, Canva, Excel, SEO, Social Media Management, Wordpress

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Short Bio:
A tenacious, driven and focused business leader with broad experience with enterprise technology firms. I possess extensive experience with leading technology firms in the IT channel. I’ve worked with technology vendors and brands including AWS, IBM, Microsoft, Acronis, Cisco, Citrix, KPMG, Oracle, EMC & Equinix.
My ideal mentee:
Someone with core values of:
• Integrity
• Compassion
• Empathy
• Respect
An interest in technology, marketing or driving meaningful change around diversity, inclusivity and equity in the workplace.

Abir Ghenaiet


Education studies specialist /Network Security Specialist
IUM / ADMIDIO

Mentor Role: Founder, Coach, Community Leader, Public Sector Leader, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Social Impact, Media and PR, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
BigQuery, C++, Canva, Data Science (Hadoop, R), Google Cloud Platform, HTML/CSS, Jenkins, jQuery, PHP, R Programming, Wordpress Communication. Teamwork. Adaptability. Problem-Solving. Creativity. Work Ethic. Interpersonal Skills. Time Management

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Short Bio:
Recently completed a PhD in education and currently working as a teacher assistant at the Islamic American university of Minnesota.
I am also a certified EFL teacher with 7+ years of experience and work under the Algerian ministry of national education.
Founder and CEO of the Algerian Desk Institute: engagement by technology since 2017 | an open educational program targeting entrepreneurship skills
Along her first two track studies in language sciences and higher education studies I went ahead and acquired a B.sc in Information technology studies working on computer-based information systems like software applications and computer hardware.
Tosca automation engineer and a data analyst, she currently work as a PHP developer at Admidio.
Certified trainer , hubpost marketing and sales specialist and Onetrust Security professional
My ideal mentee:
Honest about who they are and what they want to be.
Attributes of a Good Mentee
Motivation to Succeed.
Time Management Skills. A good mentee must be sufficiently talented at time management to commit enough time to make mentoring worthwhile.
Positive Attitude.
Respect.
Willingness to Learn.
Honesty.
Clear Communication.
Confidence.

Adebola Sanni


Co-founder
Errand P LTD

Mentor Role: Tech Leader, Founder, Industry Expert

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Product, Business

Primary Skills:
Google Cloud Platform, Other, Product Management, UI/UX, Wordpress Business Strategy

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Short Bio:
Adebola is a business strategist and technology consultant who loves creating great products with life transforming impacts and likes to meet like-minded people to discuss, collaborate and exchange ideas.
My ideal mentee:
A passionate person willing to learn and open to deliberating on ideas and products.

Adela Mehic-Dzanic


Head of CSP Segment
MAVOCO AG

Mentor Role: Community Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Business, Sales and Business Development, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Marketing and Branding

Primary Skills:
Canva, Confluence, Excel, JIRA, PowerBI, Social Media Management, TCP/IP Public Speaking, Time-Management, Networking, Social Influence, Strategic Thinking, Vision, Execution, Personal Branding

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Short Bio:
Adela Mehic-Dzanic is a businesswoman, female tech leader, speaker and a mentor. Originally from Bosnia, 7 years ago she moved to Vienna with her husband and started building her career from scratch. Today, she works at the executive level of the software company MAVOCO AG and serves as Vice President of the Female Leaders Network of the WU Executive Academy.

Adela’s mission for 2020 is to impact 1000 women and girls in IT and beyond with her career story. This experience allowed her to meet women from all walks of life, who are determined, ambitious, supportive and very often the only woman in the room.
She strongly believes in the power of networking and building long-lasting relationships for advancing ones career and she had been very vocal about it through her extensive LinkedIn network.
As Vice President of WU EA Female Leaders Network, she is committed to serving the global community of WU MBA Alumnae and finding the right tools to support them on taking their career to the next level. Under the motto “Together we are stronger!”.

My ideal mentee:
Someone who is ready to take her/his career to the next level and ready to roll-up the sleeves and do the work.

I will share every single piece of advice I collected over the years and will open up my network to the mentee. I will be by his/her side and be the biggest cheerleader she/he got and I am looking for someone who is ready to give her / his 100%.

Adelina Mihala


Senior Product Manager
wallapop

Mentor Role: Industry Expert

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Product

Primary Skills:
Agile, Product Management Growth, Marketing

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Short Bio:
I am a Senior Product Manager, bilingual in English, Spanish and French, with demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and drive initiatives from inception to launch.

From launching a fintech product for one of the largest French banks to shaping the recommendation system at one of the hottest fashion-tech startups and steering the engagement strategy at the leading Spanish marketplace, I have managed complex projects that reached the set business objectives and delivered value to the users.

My entrepreneurial mindset and passion for traveling have led me to create a startup in the sector leveraging the Lean startup methodology and having failed at getting it to achieve traction has served me to learn from my mistakes and further progress in my career.

Being on a continuous learning and growth path, I am always on the lookout for new challenges, such as organizing events in the tech industry, teaching or learning a new skill.
My ideal mentee:
They should be curious, passionate, and have a positive attitude.
A good mentee should be motivated enough to invest time and effort into making the most out of the mentoring experience.

Ahmed Ebada


CTO Co founder
Glaxytech

Mentor Role: Tech Leader, Founder, Coach, Community Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
.NET, Agile, AWS, Azure, C#, Data Science (Hadoop, R), PowerBI, Product Management

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Short Bio:
Highly motivated Technology leader with 10 years’ hands-on experience in tech companies. I can offer a successful track record in corporate Technology, Business, and entrepreneurship and have in-depth knowledge of European, Asian, American, African projects’ procedures. I also can demonstrate proven ability in global tech projects, as our group has made a record profit for the past four years.
I have a strong academic background in Computer science and Information system, which helps me to understand market development in context.
I have experience in Agile projects, worked on the IT analysis, and the solution architecture for software projects. I strongly believe that embedding agile values helps to build better products, more productive and enjoyable work environments, and therefore more successful companies.
My background as both an agile coach and a product owner gives me a deep understanding of what is necessary to implement a shared product vision. I guide and encourage teams to bring it to life while making sure everyone can work at their best.
I attend frequently IT and entrepreneurship events in Munich weakly, I also organize IT events from time to time.
What I can do: IT business analysis, Solution Architecture, gathering requirements from customers, IT team leading, generating ideas, and leading the organization to meet the goals.
I have experience in leading teams to achieve the vision of the business.
Ph.D. level computational scientist with competent programming skills.
Ran projects both independently and in a team.
Eager to find creative solutions to complex problems even within tight deadlines.
Skilled at cross-hierarchical and international communication.
Achieved excellent academic results and published in a peer-reviewed journal.
My ideal mentee:
A startup team with a passion to provide value to the market.

Aishwarya Gurung


Co-founder
Effective Altruism Nepal

Mentor Role: Founder

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Product, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Social Impact

Primary Skills:
Excel, MATLAB

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Short Bio:
I am a recent Mechanical Engineering graduate. I have completed my minor in Business Administration and Applied Mathematics. Cockroach as a species is my spirit animal. Feel free to ask me why!
My ideal mentee:
Women who are changing careers.

Alexandra Petrus


Co-Founder / Strategist
Bucharest AI

Mentor Role: Management Leader, Founder, Community Leader, Industry Expert

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Product, Business, Personal Growth, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
Agile, Other, Product Management, Tableau, UI/UX AI for Business, AI Basics, Strategic Transformation; Tech Entrepreneurship; Upskilling with AI; Building strategic approach to doing things (AI Strategy, career approach per objectives, building products).

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Short Bio:
Product Strategist with a mission to help shape our tomorrow through a multidisciplinary use of deep tech technologies at scale. Driving and building innovative products and strategies alongside deep tech developer teams and initiatives.

Wearing hats across: product, business, technology, user experience.
Creating impact as: World Economic Forum Future Council 2019-2020 member, Google Developer Expert for Product Strategy Alumni.
Dedicating time to: growing start-ups and tech communities, hosting podcasts.
Advising: companies and government officials, on topics of innovation and strategic transformation.
Advocating for: accelerating the understanding and use of AI through applied use-cases and exemplifications, staying relevant on the disrupted markets, leading organisational changes.
Previously speaking at global events such as: DevFest, Mobiconf, Women Techmakers, Women in AI, Future of AI (at European Parliament), TechFest and many others.

Always guided by my own balanced set of values KIFF (Kaizen - InnSaei - Friendship - Fairness). And a proud mother of two.
My ideal mentee:
Disciplined, focused and of stoic mindset. Believer of assuming nothing, and constantly iterating on themselves, their job, their products, their business, their relationships.

Alicia Lee


Business/Product Strategist
Chronchain

Mentor Role: Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Product, Personal Growth, Marketing and Branding

Primary Skills:
Excel, Other Digital Marketing, Marketing, e-Commerce, FMCG

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Short Bio:
I'd like to help and inspire someone who is about to start their first professional career
My ideal mentee:
I'd prefer someone who keeps her word, knows what she wants, is motivated with a humble personality.

Alka Gupta


Head of Data
BukuWarung

Mentor Role: Management Leader, Industry Expert

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Personal Growth, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
Emotion, Identity Management, Storybook Growing Data and Growth teams from scratch

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Short Bio:
I am presently heading data at BukuWarung, which is YC 20 company.

Prior to this, I was with OVO, Jakarta where I led risk for payments and fintech. Prior to that, I helped build Trust, Identity & Safety for GrabFood across South East Asia. I was also a part of Nearbuy, India's largest hyperlocal e-commerce platform, where I worked directly with the CEO on several strategic projects.
My ideal mentee:
Someone who is keen to learn and does not believe in traditional ways of growing. And is always hungry to grow and learn.
Young aspiring leaders are my TG :)

Alla Kopylova


CPO, co-founder
RepairFix

Mentor Role: Founder, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Product, Personal Growth, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
Agile, Product Management, UX

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Short Bio:
A product professional with 10+ years in building digital products. Building product from scratch as a co-founder and CPO/CTO of a startup in the automotive space.
My ideal mentee:
The main criteria are proactivity, a learning mindset, and openness.

Amanda Chen


Senior Manager, Sales Operations & Strategy
Yext

Mentor Role: Tech Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Business, Sales and Business Development, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
Other

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Short Bio:
I'm a data-driven sales operations & strategy leader, currently scaling business operations at Yext in EMEA. Since 2015, I have been helping build and design processes to accelerate revenue growth from $60M to $300M+, with an IPO in 2017. I'm a strong relationship builder, trusted advisor, and strategic business partner to the executive leadership team.
My ideal mentee:
Anyone who's willing to put in the time and effort to discuss short and long-term goals and develop a real relationship! Having been both a mentor and mentee, I know just how valuable a mentor can be, so hoping to find someone who is looking for the same!

Amandeep Kaur


Mitacs Globalink Research Intern'21 | Delegate | Mentor
Mitacs | ACM IGDTUW | HPAIR'21 | Protege

Mentor Role: Tech Leader, Coach, Community Leader, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Social Impact, Media and PR

Primary Skills:
Bash, Bootstrap, C/C++, Canva, CSS, Google Cloud Platform, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Python, Wordpress Machine Learning , Deep Learning

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Short Bio:
I am an enthusiastic Pre-final year student currently pursuing my Bachelor of Technology with a specialization in IT, from Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, India.
I am passionate about AI and its application to healthcare. I see my future as undertaking a deep body of research on a healthcare AI application and contributing to driving innovation in that field.
Meeting new people and learning about their lives and their backgrounds gives me immense pleasure. I can almost always find common ground with strangers, and make them feel comfortable in my presence.
Something I believe in is “Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared is power multiplied.”
That’s the reason I love sharing my experiences. Also, forgot to mention I love teaching subjects in which I have good knowledge :)
I have been an active leader in various professional development societies such as the ACM student chapter & IEEE IGDTUW. I organized multiple technical events for the youth to foster collaboration in learning and am always open to Collaborations!
My ideal mentee:
I feel there is no concept of "ideal" because we live in a practical world. And ideal conditions are usually exceptions in science :)
I would like my mentee to just have a positive attitude and willingness to follow up on whatever suggestions I would provide, being interactive throughout.

Ambica Gupta


Product Strategy
Live Dove Media

Mentor Role: Management Leader, Coach, Community Leader, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Product, Business, Sales and Business Development, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Startup Growth, Finance and Taxes

Primary Skills:
Excel, Product Management, SQL Storytelling | Organization | Process Excellence | Strategy | Content Creation | Communication & Liaison | Problem Solving | Creative & Critical Thinker | Project Management | Business Intelligence | Risk Management | Change Management

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Short Bio:
I've had diverse experiences ranging from working in banking operations to the real estate & finance domain to starting a partnership venture.
My interest in emerging tech, digitalization led me to network extensively at public events in DC to learn more. I studied Fintech (HKU) & Product Strategy (Kellogg School of Management) online and am currently studying Artificial Intelligence (Harvard) online.
I am a strategy advisor for a startup company and serve as an ambassador for another startup. Also exploring and working on my next startup idea.

Through my extensive experiences in startup, volunteering, real-estate, finance: I always strive to bring process & operational excellence, and to elevate the human experience in every project, product, technology development.
I am an arts aficionado dabbling in writing, singing, charcoal portrait art, dance and welcome like minded folks to connect with me!
My ideal mentee:
1. Build a relationship of trust and respect for each others' time.
2. Actively listen and follow through actionable advice.
3. Report back outcomes to keep mentor motivated to continue to provide value to mentee.

Ambreen Kokab Shah


Senior Network Consultant
Ericsson

Mentor Role: Management Leader, Coach, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Business, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Marketing and Branding, Social Impact

Primary Skills:
Agile, Canva, Excel, Python, Wordpress Leadership, interpersonal communication, entrepreneurial mindset. organizational excellence, negotiation, customer handling

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Short Bio:
Ambreen Kokab Shah is a technology and transformation consultant, futurist and professional advisor. She brings over 11 years of diversified corporate experience across telecom industry. Her interests are in futuristic technologies of AI, IoT and 5G. Working at Ericsson she has consulted local and international telecom giants like Jazz, Zong, Warid, OmanTel and Ooredoo in designing and optimizing wireless networks, network deployment and performance management, presales, service delivery and managed services. She is adventurous and has a strong desire to create an impact by shaping the future. Being passionate about social entrepreneurship specially in the field of education and training, she volunteered as “Rahbar” to create positive change agents and as “Baghban Ambassador” to help transform underprivileged communities with The Citizen Foundation, judged tech projects at universities, mentored Smart City ideation at hackathon competition and served as “Innovation mentor” at Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018.
My ideal mentee:
For a mentorship program to thrive, mentees need to be willing and open to learning. They also need to be prepared to try new things or adjust their current way of doing things. A good mentee will respect you and appreciate the time you spend in mentoring. They will also respect the value you are providing.

Amina Khan


Computer Scientist
Comst

Mentor Role: Tech Leader, Coach, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Design, Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Startup Growth

Primary Skills:
.NET, Agile, Android, Android (Java), BigQuery, Bootstrap, C++, C/C++, Canva, CSS, Data Science (Hadoop, R), Excel, HTML, HTML/CSS, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, Kotlin, Node.js, PHP, Python, Spark, SQL, Tableau, TCP/IP, UI/UX, Wordpress, XML Machine Learning, Data Science, Deep Learning

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Short Bio:
I have done bachelors in computer science. I am extremely passionate about collaborative work of machine learning (Deep Learning)and data science. I also have expertise in Android and python development. With my entrepreneurial mindset I have also build and an android Application with Machine Learning techniques for blind people. I am motivated to constantly develop my skills and grow professionally. My major aim is empowering women by providing them with industry needed skill sets and guide them for their business ideas.
My ideal mentee:
To me all mentees are Ideal. A student who is willing to learn will invariably accomplish more than one who isn't. Dear all mentees always remember you have to be honest to yourself the most! and you can achieve all the milestones.

Amira Bendjama


Networks and distributed systems engineer
Faculty of sciences

Mentor Role: Community Leader, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Personal Growth, Public Speaking

Primary Skills:
Android, Android (Java), C++, Kotlin, MATLAB, Python, SQL, UI/UX, XML

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Short Bio:
Recently finished my master's degree in Networks and distributed systems. But currently, my main focus is to mentor young adults throughout their android development journey by giving them tips and tricks.
My ideal mentee:
A curious learner because that's the one essential quality you need to thrive in whatever aspect of your life.

Amneet Anand


Creative Marketing Professional
Currently looking for new opportunities

Mentor Role: Management Leader, Coach, Aspriring Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Personal Growth, Public Speaking, Marketing and Branding

Primary Skills:
Canva, Social Media Management Marketing Operations Management, Social Media Management, Content Marketing, Campaign Positioning Strategy Development

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Short Bio:
As a driven and motivated Marketing Professional with experience in building and running marketing campaigns through social media, content creation, and branding, I have learned that creativity and collaboration, teamwork. and organizational excellence are important. I am passionate in creating content and motivating others on my team to strive to their potential and build their skills.
My ideal mentee:
An ideal mentee would be someone who's willing to learn, be open about their needs, have good communication, and allows themselves to take action and grow!

Amy Forando


Senior Software Engineer
UL

Mentor Role: Tech Leader

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I can help mentees to grow in:
Tech, Design, Personal Growth, Public Speaking

Primary Skills:
.NET, C#, Excel, SQL Personal Social Anxiety Management

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Short Bio:
After applying my Computer Engineering degree from Lehigh Engineering in a variety of fields including the U.S. Navy's Submarine Nuclear Powerplant control systems, WISE Wheel Inspection systems using multiple lasers and high-speed cameras to analyze a wheel without contact, and creating an e-commerce solution for large suppliers looking to streamline selling their products on Amazon, e-Bay etc., I have now found my long-term home at UL where I support the chemical industry in an ETL role to expedite the creation of Safety Data Sheets for product compliance.
My ideal mentee:
Anyone looking to become a strong contributor on their software development team, give back to their community through volunteering, and gain experience by engaging their community.