DID YOU KNOW?
Organizations that offered mentoring programs boosted minority representation at the management level from 9% to 24% and have increased retention rates for minorities and women from 15% to 38% as compared to non-mentored employees. Plus, studies show that Mentees are promoted 5 times more often than those without Mentors.
WIGI is proud to offer actionable mentorship programs, pairing mentees with industry professionals to gain new perspectives geared toward career growth and self-advocacy.
As a Mentee, identify goals and refine career strategy through actionable mentorship and the ability to connect and learn from the largest global community of women, femme-identifying, and nonbinary professionals and allies.
Learn from industry experts:
As a Mentor, learn how to cultivate relationships, help the next generation of games industry leaders define goals and career refine strategy, and make a life-long, lasting impact on someone’s career in the global games industry.
Be part of the change:
A PROGRAM TO GET YOU TO THE NEXT LEVEL IN YOUR CAREER
The WIGI Mentorship Programs run quarterly, covering four separate career tracks:
Getting into the industry
Leveling up from entry-level to mid-manager
Making the move from mid-manager to VP or CSuite
Navigating a career change
FEEDBACK FROM OUR MENTORS AND MENTEES
I loved the opportunity to meet with the mentors and other mentees from a variety of games and related areas and learn from them. I felt like we developed a pretty supportive cohort.
Three Mentor/Mentee Meetings and a post-program reflection session
AMAs, expert-lead panels, & interactive workshops
Office hours with experts and mentors for feedback and expanding your network
Custom WIGI workbook & mentorship kit to power your experience & support your learning
Course culminates in a Capstone Speaker and Program Wrap Up Celebration (virtual)