“If you light a lamp for someone it will also brighten your own path.” This mutuality of mentorship is not lost on the women taking part in the inaugural Wagga Women in Business Mentoring Program.
— Peita Vincent

2017 Mentor Program

Participating in a mentoring program is recognised as having significant benefits for both the Mentor and Mentee.
Some of the benefits of participating in a mentoring program include:

  • Help with career progression;
  • Improve job satisfaction;
  • Increase motivation;
  • Develop leadership and problem-solving skills;
  • Build confidence and self-esteem;
  • Provide regular constructive feedback; and
  • Widen networking circles.

Our 2016 Mentees:

The 2017 Mentor Program 

Our outstanding and accomplished women for the 2017 mentor program are:

 

Kym Hampton (Executive Manager Regional and Agribusiness Riverina, Commonwealth Bank)

Sara Sutton (Area Manager Retail, Commonwealth Bank Australia)

Amy Geach (Director, Riverina Hand Therapy)

Sarah Ansell (Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, CSU)

Sarah Wardman (Co-Proprietor of NRMA Insurance in Wagga, Narrandera, Cowra, Parkes, Forbes & Yuong. Co-Franchisee of NRMA Safer Driving School in Wagga & Parkes/ Forbes)

Christine Hillis (Co-Proprietor of NRMA Insurance in Wagga, Narrandera, Cowra, Parkes, Forbes & Yuong. Co-Franchisee of NRMA Safer Driving School in Wagga & Parkes/ Forbes)

Tania Sibrey (Chief Cook, Bottlewasher & Food Explorer – food I am)

Judy Galloway (Founding Director at Sureway Employment & Training, Chair Committee4Wagga)

Anne Lowe (Director, Community Services, Health & Education Pathways, TAFE NSW Riverina Institute)

Karen Lenihan (Principal Official Visitor at NSW Government)


Thank you to our mentors for finding time in their busy lives to participate in this valuable program for our members.  The feedback from last year's program has been very positive, with both mentees and mentors experiencing a range of benefits from participating in the program.

Click here for the guidelines 2017 program guidelines

Click here for the 2017 application form

Applications for the 2017 Mentor Program closed at 5pm on Sunday 18th December 2016. Please stay tuned for details of the 2018 Mentor Program to be released late 2017.