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“I am grateful to have had the chance to be part of the Start Proud's Mentorship Program, which allowed me and many of my colleagues the opportunity to have some inspiring leaders from various industries to be our mentors. The program provided me with the opportunity to partner up with a mentor - a leader within the industry of my interest - which made the experience even more rewarding as the advice and insight received was tailored to my own career path.”
“My experience with the mentorship program has been truly amazing and personalized. My growth in career path towards my long-term goals is dedicated to my mentor’s valuable advice, guidance and support. It is also attributed to my privilege of being matched with a mentor who has similar background and career path with me.”
“Through Start Proud’s Mentorship Program, I was connected with opportunities and professionals that helped me on my journey towards starting my career. Along the way I was happily surprised to have gained not just a mentor but also other like-minded peers who were a part of the program as good friends.”
“The Mentorship Program is excellent for students like myself who want to expand their skill-set, network with business professionals and gain an insight to careers in their desired industry.”
“The Start proud Mentorship Program matched me with a very intelligent and ambitious student who I enjoyed meeting with immensely. It was rewarding to see her overcome obstacles and ultimately achieve some of her goals by the end of the program.”